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in overall food insecurity in the country with 19.4% of people being food insecure. Arkansas is tied with Mississippi for worst in the country.
are food insecure. This is well above the national average of 22.4% for child food insecurity.
are affected by food insecurity. Social factors including unequal opportunity for education and employment, domestic violence, inequitable wage compensation, insufficient child support, and lack of access to affordable healthcare and housing make it difficult for mothers to put and keep food on the table.
are food insecure. Reasons include financial hardship, lack of transportation, reduce mobility, and food deserts.
are at risk of hunger on the weekends and qualify to receive Snackpacks through the Samaritan Center program.
are seeing more hungry students, especially at schools that enroll a high percentage of students who are from low-income families or are the first generation to attend college.
Meals packed since we started
We get people together for crazy fun Feed the Funnel parties to pack thousands of meals for hunger relief groups in your community!
Sam's Club party, December 2014
Key Point Church party, March 2014