River Valley veterans get free meals


RIVER VALLEY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A whole bunch of food boxes got out to Arkansas veterans on Nov. 18 on the River Valley Regional Food Bank, based on a press release.

The RVRFB gave out greater than 450 food boxes that included turkey, ham, rice, beans canned goods and other shelf-stable items.

The River Valley Regional Food Bank distributed greater than 450 food boxes to Arkansas veterans in need on Nov. 18, 2022 (River Valley Regional Food Bank).

“We’re honored to have the ability to present to those veterans as only a small thanks that sometimes seems insufficient for what they’ve given to their country,” RVRB Director Tracy Engel said.

The food bank partnered with Veterans of Foreign Wars chapters and the Combat Veterans Association of Arkansas Chapter 7-3.

“It has grow to be an annual tradition with the assistance of the Combat Veterans Association,” said Engel.

Based on the RVRDB website, the food bank has helped 51,000 people and has given out 16 million kilos of food in 2021.

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