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Food Bank Of North Central Arkansas

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Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

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Northwest Arkansas Food Bank was established in 1988 by a group of concerned citizens who saw the need for hunger assistance in Benton, Washington, Madison and Carroll counties. In 2017 the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank distributed more than 12.5 million pounds of food. Together with more than 160 partner agencies, the food bank is able to reach out to those in need providing nutritious food to children, the working poor and senior citizens. The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank is an affiliate of Feeding America and a founding member of the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance.

Serving Our Community In Need

The Norfork Community Care Program Food Pantry is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Food Pantry is located in Norfork, Arkansas just across from the Norfork Cafe on Highway 5 South. If you will be visiting the Food Pantry for the first time it is located at the back of the same building as the Norfork Community Care Program Thrift Store. Individuals are asked to bring their drivers license, state issued ID or a current utility bill for proof of address.

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We have made donating to the Food Bank easy. No time to shop–you can shop in our virtual grocery store. Holding a Food Drive? The Virtual Food Drive lets you or your group help to end hunger in Northwest Louisiana in an easy, immediate and highly effective way. Remember the Food Bank can multiply your donation with its buying power. Your money will go much further!If your business or company would like to host a Virtual Food Drive please fill out the REGISTRATION FORM and contact us at 318.675.2400 ext. 100 or email us at .

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Giving Back To Help Others

The Norfork Community Care Program Thrift Store is open Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 am until 2 pm. The Thrift Store’s mission is to help people reuse and re-purpose gently used items at an affordable price. Proceeds benefit the Norfork Community Care Program Food Pantry.

Thank You For Wanting To Help Feed The Hungry

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This site exists to help connect you with the hunger relief efforts happening right in your community, whether you are wanting to make a donation, volunteer your time or donate food there is a place for you to help us in the fight against hunger.

There are six food banks in Arkansas who provide food to all of our 75 counties. These food banks serve as distribution sites for millions of pounds of food and other relief items that go out into the regions they serve each year. These millions of pounds of food are distributed to individuals and families in need by local food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other non-profit organizations that feed the hungry. To learn more about the work happening in your community just hover over your county on the map and it will link you to the food bank that serves your area.

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Together We Are Building Bridges From Hunger To Hope

Congratulations on being a member agency of the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas. Several policies, practices, and procedures are required of all Food Bank member agencies. Click the link below for the Member Agency Handbook, which describes the requirements and provides information on how to have a successful program.

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Foodbank Of North Central Arkansas Norfork Community Care Program Inc


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Find An Agency Near You

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Are you hungry? What about someone you know? We can help you too! Contact the Food Bank office today and we will put you in contact with the pantry or food room closest to you. We want to make sure that everyone who is in need is connected to the agency that can best serve them. Our agencies offer food assistance with dignity and respect to those in need.

River Valley Regional Food Bank

1617 South Zero, Fort Smith, AR, 72901


In June of 1986, the Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council in Fort Smith formed the River Valley Regional Food Bank to address hunger in the region. Today, the food bank, a partner with Feeding America, distributes more than 9.5 million pounds of food annually to people facing hunger in eight West Central Arkansas counties. Partnering with the food bank are 190 nonprofit agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, senior citizen centers, youth programs and emergency shelters. One in six people, and one in four children, suffer from food insecurity in the River Valley region.

About Food Bank Of North Central Arkansas

Our mission of Building Bridges from Hunger to Hope goes beyond providing meals to those in need. We believe that when our entire community comes together around issues of poverty and hunger, we are better able to provide resources and education to meet the long term needs of those we serve.

At the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas we endeavor to meet immediate needs by providing food and grocery items through a network of partner hunger relief organizations. Then, through an intentional effort of education and training, we endeavor to care for individual’s long term needs. Classes include Cooking Matters at the Store, Cooking Matters, and Getting Ahead in a Just Getting by World.

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