September is Hunger Action Month as well as National Rice Month. Not only do we recognize the amazing work the rice industry does for our state's economy but also the pivotal role Arkansas rice farmers play in the fight against hunger.
Domtar Ashdown Mill employees will present approximately $5,000, along with dozens of backpacks filled with non-perishable, kid-friendly food items, to Harvest Regional Food Bank on Thursday, August 29, at 9AM, at the Domtar Ashdown Mill Facility.
Harvest Regional Food Bank, Texarkana, received a grant from the American Electric Power Foundation, for $27,000 to support the purchase of much needed equipment for its facility. A check presentation will take place on Friday, August 2, 2019, 10AM, at Harvest Regional Food Bank, 3120 East 19th Street.
How would you like to help stamp out hunger? This Saturday, May, 11, letter carriers from Texarkana Ark., and Texarkana, Texas will be picking up non-perishable food items from our community who wish to donate to help hunger relief locally.
Hunger advocates in Texarkana and across the country will be wearing orange on September 3 in an effort to raise awareness of the estimated 50 million people in the US who face hunger. It's just one of the many awareness events taking place throughout the month of September in recognition of Feeding America's Hunger Action Month. This will be a month-long campaign to help end hunger in our country
Andi Darby, and Townsquare Media were recently honored at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion for efforts in reducing hunger in Arkansas, and presented with the “Acting Out Against Hunger” Award by the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance.