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News from No Kid Hungry

April 1, 2014

A new budget resolution released in the House Budget Committee today contains harsh cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps). This has severe implications for millions of families who struggle to put food on the table. 

March 20, 2014

For Breakfast After the Bell, the actor and longtime hunger activist hopes to get past the political rancor to get food to more kids in need in America’s classrooms.

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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

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