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News from No Kid Hungry

September 3, 2014

The United States Department of Agriculture today released the latest food insecurity numbers, which provide a detailed look at hunger in America. This year’s rate of food insecurity remains virtually unchanged from last year, with 14.3% of American households unable to consistently provide enough food for an active, healthy lifestyle for all of its members.

July 24, 2014

See No Kid Hungry co-founder Billy Shore quoted in this NPR feature on Summer Meals!

State Activities

End Childhood Hunger

State Priorities

  • Summer Meals Program
  • School Breakfast Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Afterschool Meals Program
  • Nutrition Education

If you need assistance connecting to these programs or are seeking food resources, please visit:

Arkansas Foodbank
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas
River Valley Regional Food Bank
Northwest Arkansas Food Bank
Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank

For information or to apply for DHS benefits on line go to


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