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Food Bank receives $1,000 grant

CROSS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas received a grant from the Arkansas Community Foundation for $1,000 to benefit their main food distribution system in Cross County.

The grant will help the food bank give more nutrient packed foods to those in need. Executive Director of the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas Christie Jordan says the number of those requesting help has continued to increase this year, and the food bank's mission can only be carried out through the generosity of others.

The food bank currently serves 88 agencies in 12 northeast Arkansas counties, and provides emergency food assistance to approximately 5,100 people every week.

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