The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas gratefully accepts donations of time. Last year more than 240 different volunteers contributed over 4,774 hours to help carry out the Food Bank’s mission. Volunteer opportunities include:

Assisting with office work

Sorting food

Packing food boxes

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If you, your business, church or civic group would like to schedule a time to volunteer at the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas, please email our Program Coordinator, Erin King at eking@foodbankofnea.org or by phone at (870) 932-3663.

“Cooking Matters at the Store” program teaches nutrition education on a budget to families at risk of hunger by facilitating 20-minute grocery store tours. Join us at Cooking Matters at the Store on Thursday, March 10, 10am-2pm at the Mad Butcher located at 901 N. Edmonds in McCrory, AR and Friday, March 11, 10am-2pm at Harps located at 301 N. Missouri Ave in Corning, AR.

Upcoming volunteer opportunities:

Cooking Matters At The Store


Newport, AR – TBD

West Memphis, AR – TBD

Forrest City, AR – TBD

Are you a new Cooking Matters volunteer, or just looking to brush up on your skills? Our online training helps you refine your techniques and create a postive experience for your participants. Take the training.