Giving Guide: Arkansas Foodbank


The Arkansas Foodbank is the foundation in the fight against hunger. We find pathways to connect people, resources and food to reach those in need, providing dignity, hope and a brighter future for all Arkansans.

In 2016, united by a common goal to fight hunger in Arkansas, the Arkansas Foodbank and Arkansas Rice Depot joined together to better fulfill their shared mission of providing hungry Arkansans with more healthy and nutritious food. Mindful of our roots, the new organization recognizes the successful history of both entities. Uniting the two organizations creates one that is stronger going forward and better able to serve those in need.


  • Food For Families connects our 350 partner agencies with resources, food and funds to strengthen their programs, enabling them to better serve their community.
  • Food For Kids focuses on effective hunger relief programs targeting children that include after-school & summer feeding, backpacks and school pantries.
  • Food For Seniors aims to reach the estimated 73,000 hungry seniors in our state through senior food boxes, senior-focused programming and SNAP assistance.
  • $1 provides food for five meals. Donate now at


Established: 1984

Employees: 65

Service Area: 33 counties, Central and Southeast Arkansas

Rhonda Sanders


Jordan Johnson
Maggie Young
Vice President
Will Montgomery
Trent Roberts
Cliff McKinney

Bob Beach
Clay Bolton
Don Brake
Amy Brantley
Patricia Brown
Clark Cogbill
Joe Copeland
Gordon Garlington
Charles Glasier
Anton Janik
Cal McCastlain
Larry Miller
Kathryn Roberts
Amy Rossi
Patrick Scherrey
Neill Sloan
Maria Smedley
Dustin Smith
Brian Taylor
Ashley Wimberley

4301 W 65th St.
Little Rock, AR 72209


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