Volunteers sort at the front of the Foodbank warehouse.


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


Help the Arkansas Foodbank build a new volunteer center!

The Bridging Hope capital campaign will better equip the Foodbank to handle more nutritious food donations with the construction of a 22,000-SF processing and packaging center onto its current facility.

The new space will accommodate more than 4,000 volunteers a month, increasing productivity while keeping operational costs at a minimum. It will also help the Foodbank’s ability to reach families, children and seniors, while also better serving its partner agencies.


  • Donate online now to the Bridging Hope capital campaign. The final $1.4 million is needed from the public to fund construction on the new $4.1 million volunteer center!
  • Sign up your business or organization to tour or volunteer at our current facility and see how you can help us keep Bridging Hope for thousands of Arkansans.
  • Make a multi-year pledge to the Bridging Hope capital campaign. Contact Sarah Riffle at 501.569.4319 to find out how.


Donated Food: 83%
Contributions: 12%
Handling Fees: 6%
Other: 2%

Established: 1984

Employees: 62

Service Area: Central and Southern Arkansas

Rhonda Sanders


Maggie Young, President
Will Montgomery, Vice President
D. Trent Roberts, Treasurer
Ashley Wimberley, Secretary
Cliff McKinney, Parliamentarian

Bob Beach
Don Brake
Amy Brantley
Patricia Brown
Clark Cogbill
Joe Copeland
Derick Easter
Gordon Garlington
Dr. Charles Glasier
Anton Janik
Jordan Johnson
Sharhonda Love
Cal McCastlain
Dr. Larry Miller
David Oakley
Kathryn Roberts
Neill Sloan
Maria Smedley
Dustin Smith
Brian Taylor

4301 W. 65th St.
Little Rock, AR 72209


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