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September News!

You may download, read, or even print yourself a copy of our newsletter.  Read food bank stories, get the latest statistics, learn how important your support is to our community!  September 2017 Newsletter Advertisements

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BACKPACKS FOR SCHOOL!

These students received new backpacks filled with school supplies and their parents received their food allotments today.  Project Self-Esteem, another Carroll County nonprofit, raises over $9,000 each year to provide school children living in our client families with brand new … Continue reading

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Good and Cheap!

The “Country Chicks” home extension club purchased copies of these cook books for our clients.  The books feature eating healthy as well as eating inexpensively.  The club also gave a food demonstration.  Thank you, Ladies!

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$7,676.55 from Arkansas Gives!

The money is in the bank and ready to purchase food!  Loaves & Fishes participated in Arkansas Gives: Share the Love event and ended the day showing with a great total.  We had 38 different givers and qualified for about … Continue reading

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THANK YOU!

Eight years ago the food bank received 2.5 acres donated by Mrs. Mary Trimble.  On Feb. 10 Mrs. Trimble gave the additional 7.5 acres that adjoin the first tract of land.

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Cox Charity Gives $5,000

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Grants Received!

Thank you  to the Arkansas Community Foundation for the grant to purchase canned chicken to add healthy protein to our weekend food packs for school children to add to food stability.

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Newsletter September 2016

Check out our annual report newsletter to see what has been happening at the food bank.  You will find stories, pictures, recent statistical information.  The newsletter is in pdf (Adobe Reader) format and you can print or simply read it.  … Continue reading

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Building Expansion

August 22 was the ground breaking for our 22 foot building expansion to provide room for 8 additional pallets and an additional restroom.  Additional space was necessary due to the growth of the Food for Hungry Kids program as the … Continue reading

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BACK PACKS FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES!

We are now ready to distribute backpacks for the clients’ children.  These are brand new backpacks filled with supplies appropriate for students.  We have bags of crayons, scissors, tissues, pencils, pencil box, etc. appropriate for students kindergarten to second grade; … Continue reading

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