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301 Bunch Springs Road, P. O. Box 149, Berryville, AR  72616

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Facts and Numbers

Loaves and Fishes Food Bank keeps statistical records on the services we provide.  We distribute the commodities according to United States Department of Agriculture and the Office of Human Concern guidelines. 

        Over the course of the 2013 there were 1,614 different Carroll County, Arkansas households sought food.  Households may seek assistance once each month, but the average number of visits household was 4.6 in 2013.  Few (6%) of our client base seek food 12 times a year or more; 65% come 5 times a year or less. 

               

  Pounds distributed Households served Total Persons Cost Per Pound
2013 284,711 1,614 Served at least once Distributed
  7,573 allotments   4,945 24 cents

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We are able to receive salvage food through the "Feeding America" national program through our regional food bank, Northwest Arkansas Food Bank in Bethel Heights, AR.  They oversee us receiving salvage 3 times per week from our local Wal-Mart Super Center.