Arkansas Food Bank Rice Donation

Arkansas Food Bank

Seven Arkansas rice mills donated 141,208 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Food Bank Tuesday in honor of National Rice Month.

The donation provides nearly 1.5 million servings of rice to feed people across the state.

According to a news release, the rice donations will go into weekend backpacks for children, food boxes for home-bound seniors, and will fill shelves at food pantries for families in need.

The seven rice mills that contributed the donations are: Windmill Rice Company, Riceland Foods Inc., Producers Rice Mill, Riviana Foods, Anheuser Busch, Ralston Family Farms and Specialty Rice Inc.     MORE

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