In 2008, 604,632 Arkansans volunteered time
Volunteers are the engine that powers the services in our community. KARK as celebrated 33 years of volunteerism, and now we plan to expand out work in this area.
The prize includes a $1,000 award and a trip to Washington, DC.
Sherry King honored for volunteerism.
The national day of giving seeks to raise funds and awareness for important causes everywhere.
This Benton woman is a super volunteer with a welcome smile who also enjoys sharing her love of cooking.
Elementary school nurse also volunteers with Little Rock health clinic one night a week.
Brandy Brazeale serves kids during the week and her neighbors a hot breakfast on the weekends.
Basketball guard Andrew Cummings recognized by Allstate and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
They're teaming up to encourage Red Kettle donations throughout the holiday season.
You can vote through Nov. 29 for Ethan Harris to win the 2013 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards competition.
City of Little Rock Joins Heifer International, Arkansas Foodbank for campaign.
Volunteers took time out of their weekend to cleanup an area of North Little Rock and get to know their fellow neighbors.
On the list: Bentonville, Blytheville, Clarendon, Clarkridge, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Heber Springs, Murfreesboro, Norfork, Redfield, Van Buren, and Vilonia.
High school senior helps middle schoolers reach academic, personal achievement goals.
For 17 years, this Melbourne woman has been helping with her town's food pantry that feeds dozens of hungry families every week
Searcy County woman leads effort to help people with special needs.
Dardanelle free medical clinic volunteer hasn't missed a day in years.
Malvern twins learn volunteering at an early age.
Fort Smith woman helps former foster care teens transition to adulthood.
Little Rock man creates way for young professionals to give back to the community without breaking the bank.
Website offers link to find volunteer opportunities in your area.
It's not everyday you see kindergarteners and high school seniors sharing something in common. But a group of local students of all ages is making it their mission to help homeless pets.
Air travel can be long and stressful, but a group of volunteers at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock is making the experience a little easier.
2013 KARK 4 Community Service Award nominee.
We recently reported shelves at the Salvation Army's food bank in Little Rock were were almost empty. Since then donations have been coming in.
Little Rock businesswoman selected for outstanding community service.
A victim of spousal abuse herself turns volunteer to help others.
She helps abused and neglected children who've been removed from their homes in Saline County.
Star volunteer with "Hearts & Hooves" in Sherwood.
Company's Hot Springs division is up for a small corporate humanitarian award.
Maumelle man turns forced retirement into opportunity to help others.
The food hardship rate for Arkansas households with children is nearly 30%
4 The Greater Good will use our resources to connect families in need with people who want to help feed hungry families.
The initiative launched in Walmart stores nationwide hopes to provide millions of meals to families struggling with hunger.
A one-person household must make less than $15,171 per year to qualify for this program. For each additional family member, add $5,278.
Members of Lakewood United Methodist Church spent their Super Bowl Sunday serving others.
It's sponsored by United Way of Union County and there are several dropoff locations around town.
A highly regulated federal program has groups that don't meet basic requirements receiving thousands in taxpayer dollars.
Arkansas National Guard event also celebrates 378th birthday of National Guard by giving back to those in need.
All donations benefit the Arkansas Foodbank.
When children with food insecurity eat better, the payoff is that they learn better.
We'll be taking donations all day long to benefit the Arkansas Foodbank.
Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub to participate in Local Foods, Local Places Initiative that encourages creative economic development.
It's a tradition now in its 4th year at a local church.
College Avenue Church of Christ in El Dorado has teamed up with Hugh Goodwin Elementary and Northwest Elementary to give families in need.
The Arkansas Farm to School Month Competition celebrates fresh, healthy foods in schools.
Sixteen centers in 9 counties to serve 1,700 children.
A group of ladies at a local retirement home are helping out with the program in a very big way.
The phone bank will be open from 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. during all of our newscasts.
Tacos 4 Life finds way to feed the hungry around the world.
Text Food to 877 - 877 to locate a feeding site near you.
Children who get free and reduced-price school lunches qualify for the USDA program that keeps them healthy while school is out.
The initiative is a joint effort of the Steve Landers Auto Group and eatiply.
Walmart Foundation donates funding to LifeSource.
Bryant car dealership donates vehicle for September raffle fundraiser.
Call in your donation from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday or donate online right now.
North Little Rock Police Department partners with Kiwanis Club of NLR to help the less fortunate.
Items for income-qualified recipients will include canned fruits and vegetables.
The Yvonne Richardson Community Center (YRCC) is creating a food and basic needs pantry for low-income families in Northwest Arkansas. You can drop off items on Saturday, November 23.
Organizers expect to feed 500 at 4th annual event.
The state has country's worst ranking for severe hunger.
The Project HOPE Food Bank received a grant from Walmart to make it all possible.
It provides food and clothing all-year round.
Over 50% of seniors 85 and older cannot live independently
4 The Greater Good will also focus on making sure that the aging population in our community has the resources and care that it needs to age independently with grace and dignity.
One in four Arkansas children lives in poverty
One issue 4 The Greater Good will tackle is ensuring that our children have the resources and tools they need for school-- from computers in their classrooms to rulers and pencils to breakfast before school so they can focus throughout the day.
Expert offers tips on starting the school year off on the right foot.
Plan and practice for students being home alone.
Event welcomes new kindergarten students.
Backpacks are an essential, but sometimes painful, item for school.
Million Father March goes on through September 15th.
The new school year is underway at three schools in the the Little Rock School District.
The rest of the district goes back to class on August 15.
Study finds most are either too cold or too warm.
Drugs sold on campus cited as one area of concern.
Be on the lookout for children and bus stops as school starts.
Elementary, middle and high schools kickoff 2010-2011 term.
4 tips even busy moms and dads can follow.
Parents also reminded to show kids proper handwashing techniques to keep them healthy.
Families stay in town for back-2-school shopping despite tax-free weekends in neighboring states.
Several "back to school" events were held Saturday in Little Rock.
A new elementary school in West Little Rock and the district's first charter school are among changes for LRSD.
Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
New database requires updates in information. District also says school will start earlier for many campuses.
Buying items on sale or getting only what's needed most.
Doctors say parasites are not a health threat.
Agencies associated with the Little Rock School District students have started collaborating on a truancy task force.
St. Mark Baptist Church health fair is August 7th.
It's time for students to start thinking about going back to school and if you're taking a trip to college, there are plenty of vaccinations you need to make sure you receive.
Keeping kids safe, to and from school, is the goal of a program called "Safe Routes to School."
More than 200 people joined the fun.
Pulaski County Special School District counselor shares helpful information.
The first day of school wasn't a smooth one for every school district. In Searcy, the school buses couldn't get rolling. Why? Every school bus had a flat tire.
Valve stems tampered with in bus shop break-in.
Summer break ends, Fall term begins.