Some Good News.

$1 Million Dollar Donation for Homeless Housing Program

New Beginnings, a bridge housing community designed for the unsheltered population in Northwest Arkansas, recently announced it had received the largest gift in the organization’s history from Jane Hunt, the daughter of Johnelle Hunt and the late J.B. Hunt.  The $1 million gift will help with the completion of the capital project, while providing critical financial support for sustained programming.

New Beginnings is a nonprofit located in Fayetteville, Arkansas that welcomes people experiencing long-term homelessness into a safe community supported by staff and volunteers where residents can access resources to care for their health and connect with long-term housing. The complex is composed of twenty temporary shelters surrounding a shared building where kitchen, shower house, and laundry facilities are located.

Read the full announcement below.

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1 Million Meals Donated to Local School Districts

Tyson Foods recently announced a donation of one million meals to school districts in Northwest Arkansas to help feed students and their families. The company will distribute 240,000 pounds of food, equivalent to one million meals, to the Springdale, Siloam Springs, Bentonville, Fayetteville and Rogers school districts.

It is estimated that one in four children are experiencing food insecurity due to the economic impact of the pandemic. Tyson Foods says it is committed to being a part of the solution in fighting hunger in our region and beyond.

The food distributions will take place across Northwest Arkansas this month. You can learn more and find the dates and times of the drive-through events below.

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1 Million Meals Donated to Local School Districts

Tyson Foods recently announced a donation of one million meals to school districts in Northwest Arkansas to help feed students and their families. The company will distribute 240,000 pounds of food, equivalent to one million meals, to the Springdale, Siloam Springs, Bentonville, Fayetteville and Rogers school districts.

It is estimated that one in four children are experiencing food insecurity due to the economic impact of the pandemic. Tyson Foods says it is committed to being a part of the solution in fighting hunger in our region and beyond.

The food distributions will take place across Northwest Arkansas this month. You can learn more and find the dates and times of the drive-through events below.

Learn More

A million more headlines like these, please.