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Arkansas Foodbank sponsoring after school feeding sites
Arkansas Foodbank sponsoring after school feeding sites

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 30, 2014) - After school snacks and dinners are underway all over the state for the new school year. This year the Arkansas Foodbank, the largest food bank in Arkansas, is sponsoring after school snacks for approximately 1,700 children at 16 after school centers in 9 counties. In addition to snacks, 2 centers will also serve dinner 3 nights a week.

All centers are a part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's At Risk Afterschool Meals component of the Child and Adult Center Food Program. The program is designed to provide nutritious snacks and meals to children after school, many of whom may be not be able to eat again until breakfast at school the next day.

Nutritious snacks and/or dinners will be provided to all children without charge and the same meals will be served to all children, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the following after school centers:

Boys & Girls Club of Ashley County, 1202 Main Street, Crossett, AR 71645

Boys & Girls Club of Drew County, 175 Henley Drive, Monticello, AR 71657

Boys & Girls Club of Garland County, 109 W. Belding Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901

Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson County, 2701 Short Reeker, Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Boys & Girls Club of Malvern and Hot Springs County, 1840 W. Moline Street, Malvern, AR 72104

Boys & Girls Club of McGehee, 205 N. Washington, McGehee, AR 71654

Paul Bewie Boys & Girls Club, 5050 Highway 7N, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Saline County Boys & Girls Club, 105 Cox Street, Benton, AR 72015

Camden Housing – Carver Courts, 600 Carver Courts, Camden, AR 71701

Camden Housing – Fort Lookout, 1000 Fort Lookout Manor, Camden, AR 71701

Camden Housing – Ivory Heights, 4100 Ivory Heights, Camden, AR 71701

Camden Housing – Lincoln Center, 600 Lincoln Center, Camden, AR 71701

Harvest Fellowship – Positive Impact for Youth, 9010 Hilaro Springs Road, Little Rock, AR 72209

Phoenix Youth and Family Services – Crossett, 110 N. Alabama Street, Crossett, AR 71635

Phoenix Youth and Family Services – Dumas, 112 S. Main Street, Dumas, AR 71639

Promiseland Church Ministries, 4520 S. University, Little Rock, AR 72209