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Nwa Food Bank Announces June Mobile Pantry Schedule

Mobile food pantry helps GR families make ends meet

May 30, 2022 / 01:32 PM CDT

May 30, 2022 / 01:32 PM CDT

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank announced the dates and locations for its mobile pantry in June.

According to a Facebook post, the food bank plans to offer Northwest Arkansans numerous opportunities to come and take food home.

The calendar schedule for June is listed as follows:

For up to date information, follow @nwafoodbank on Instagram and like their .

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Find Food At The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

If you are in need of food assistance, our Partner Agencies can help!

Made up of a network of many different agencies such as food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters, these hunger relief partners ensure that families, children and seniors in our community have a consistent source of nutritious meals and groceries.

Please view the agency map below to find a food resource near you!

Nwa Food Bank Releases January Mobile Pantry Schedule

The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank has released its January food pantry schedule.

You can find mobile pantries at the following locations:

Berryville – Jan. 4 at Berryville Community Center located at 601 Dr. Spurlin Circle at 10 a.m.

Fayetteville – Jan.6 at Wedington Place Apartments located at 3130 Telluride Drive at 8 a.m.

Prairie Grove – Jan. 6 at Christian Church located at 611 Wayne Villiness Rd. at 10:30 a.m.

Springdale – Jan. 7 at Parsons Stadium located at 1423 E. Emma Ave. from

1-5 p.m.

Bentonville – Jan. 13 at Northwest Church located at 301 SW Unity Blvd. at 9 a.m.

Pea Ridge – Jan. 13 at Heritage Building located at 1474 N. Curtis at 11 a.m.

Rogers – Jan. 14 at Veterans Park located at 500 E. Veterans Pkwy. from 12-4 p.m.

Farmington – Jan. 15 at Farmington United Methodist Church located at 355 Southwinds Rd. at 9 a.m.

Winslow – Jan. 15 at Winslow Community Meals located at 1057 Ella Rd. at 9 a.m.

Lincoln – Jan. 18 at The Sanctuary Church located at 310 Lincoln Ave. at 9 a.m.

Elkins – Jan. 20 at Elkins Community Center located at 162 Doolin Drive at 9 a.m.

Huntsville – Jan. 20 at Madison County Courthouse Overflow Parking located at 307 Church Ave. at 12 p.m.

South Fayetteville – Jan. 21 at Old Marvin’s IGA Parking Lot located at 1602 South School Ave. from 12-4 p.m.

Siloam Springs – Jan. 25 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church located at 1998 US 412 at 8 a.m.

Gravette – Jan. 25 at Pop Allum Park located at 805 8th Ave. SW at 10 a.m.

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Readers Can Help Northwest Arkansas Food Bank Through Community Christmas Card Campaign

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission anticipates 1 million people living in Northwest Arkansas by 2045.

An estimated 145,000 of those residents, about 14.5%, will live with food insecurity, said Kent Eikenberry, president and chief executive officer of the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank of Springdale.

Eikenberry and the staff of the food bank are taking measures now to provide 20 million meals a year by 2045.

The plan includes a new 82,425-square-foot distribution center in Lowell.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity as “a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life.”

The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank provided 11.6 million meals in 2021 across Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington counties, through partnering agencies, mobile pantries, emergency boxes and the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Readers of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette can help.

In a decades-old holiday tradition, readers donate money to the newspaper’s Community Christmas Card, which the paper gives 100% of to a local charity. This year the money will go to the food bank. Donations are tax-deductible.

Eikenberry said the pantry will use the Christmas Card money to help build the distribution facility and add programming.

Readers contributed $21,000 for the 2021 Christmas Card, which also went to the food bank.

The Christmas Card money will be added to the capital campaign, he said.

More People In Northwest Arkansas Will Now Have Access To Quality Food

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More people in northwest Arkansas will now have access to quality food.

The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank has opened two brand new mobile food pantry locations, with hopes of giving more people in northwest Arkansas access to quality and nutritious food.

The new locations are in Pea Ridge and Gravette.

With the new locations, the food bank is hoping to target two areas that have a low amount of resources for people in need.

In total, over 63,000 people in northwest Arkansas are food insecure. Some of them face transportation challenges with getting to the services they need. We want to bring the pantry to them to make it easier for them to access food, said Mike Williams, the director of development for the NWA Food Bank.

With the two new additions, the NWA Food Bank now has 11 total mobile food pantry locations spread across the area, with food deliveries once a month.

These mobile pantries are open to anyone, there is no criteria you need to meet.

For a list of food pantry locations and times, .

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Nwa Food Bank Hosts Mobile Pantry

May 6, 2020 / 09:24 PM CDT

May 6, 2020 / 09:24 PM CDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank announces more pop-up pantries.

The next mobile food drive will be Tuesday, May 12 at the Fayetteville Salvation Army on 15th Street.

Then on Friday May 15, the pop-up mobile pantry will be in the parking lot of Old Bobs supermarket in Green Forest.

Both events will run from 10 a.m. until noon or until the food runs out.

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