Fayetteville , Arkansas -
FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA)--If you're feeling overwhelmed with the thought of not having enough food this holiday season, there are plenty of places to go for help. Organizations in Northwest Arkansas are doing their best to help those in need.
The Yvonne Richardson Community Center (YRCC) in Fayetteville is creating a food and basic needs pantry for low-income families in Northwest Arkansas. You can drop off items on Saturday, November 23 at the YRCC
YRCC director, Tenisha Gist, says the hope is to relieve holiday season stress. "The holidays are already stressful as it is. You know people are going and getting gifts but that's something we don't want families to have to worry about is that they need those basic things."
Canned meats, canned vegetables, fruit cups, macaroni & cheese, cereal, dry beans, rice, boxed dinners, dry milk powder, toothbrushes, toothpaste, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper, towels, sponges, etc.
Bentonville Church of Christ
Bentonville Church of the Nazarene
First United Methodist Church - Second Street Pantry
FPC Food Pantry - First Presbyterian Church
First United Presbyterian Church
Full Circle Campus Food Pantry
Community Meals-Central United Methodist Church
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
St. Vincent de Paul Church Food Pantry
First Assembly of God
First United Methodist Church - Bread of Life
Springdale Spanish Seventh Day Adventist
St. Raphael's Roman Catholic Church
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Hunger & Thirst Ministries
First Baptist Church of Huntsville
West Fork 1st Baptist Church
All donations benefit the Arkansas Foodbank.
The focus is not only on education but nutrition too.