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Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas

Grant to Help Backpack Program

Dec 6, 2016
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas

The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas announced today that it will use a $10,989.94 grant received from the Red Nose Day Fund to support children at risk of hunger through its Backpack Program. This latest contribution from Red Nose Day will impact more than 1,000 children in need in Northeast Arkansas. Through the power of entertainment, Red Nose Day raises awareness and money to end child poverty, supporting programs that help to keep kids safe, healthy, and educated. The grant for the Food...

This edition of Making A Difference features the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas. This is an organization that supplies food to over 100 different agencies and runs several programs to help those who are hungry in the region. KASUs Johnthan Reaves files this report.