Quick Facts about Arkansas Rice Depot
Arkansas Poverty Facts
- 18.8% of Arkansans live below the poverty line
- 1 in 6 Arkansans struggle to provide enough food for their family
- 27.6 of Arkansas children live in poverty
- Arkansas ranks 1st in the nation for food insecurity
- The average income of a Food For Seniors recipient is $79/month, after rent and utilities are paid
Adopt A School Project
Looking for a fun and unique way to support Food For Kids this year? Consider adopting a school using our new schoolhouse! Each schoolhouse represents one Food For Kids program and each brick a $10 gift. Developed at Asbury United Methodist, this is a simple and effective means to combat hunger here in Arkansas. Learn more
Make Arkansas Rice Depot your Vacation Bible School mission project! Use our packet with fun and exciting activities that compliment popular VBS themes while engaging kids in the process of giving and helping others. Get your VBS Local Missions Packet now!
Thank You Volunteers!
The heart and soul of Arkansas Rice Depot is our volunteers. In 2012, we had 7,683 who came to give their time and their talents. Thank you for serving the least of these!