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River Valley Regional Food Bank Provides More Than 1,200 Pounds of Dog Food to Animal Rescue Agency Artemis Project

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The River Valley Regional Food Bank on Wednesday provided more than 1,200 pounds of dog food to the food bank’s newest partner agency the Artemis Project.

The food bank provided the 1,221 pounds of dog food to the Artemis Project through its partnership with Feeding America, and the Caplan-Bensley Foundation’s Jazzy’s Place Dog Food Initiative.

The Artemis Project is a nonprofit that provides shelter, rescue and adoption services to more than 200 dogs, according to agency volunteer Dana Falleur, who said the agency is grateful to receive the food to help feed the animals.
River Valley Regional Food Bank Director Tracy Engel said not only is it the goal of the food bank to feed the community’s hungry families, but to make sure that our furry friends have shelter and food, as well.

The food bank is proud to work with and support the Artemis Project and its mission, and thanks Feeding America and the Caplan-Bensley Foundation’s Jazzy’s Place Dog Food Initiative for the opportunity to feed hungry animals in need

Dana Falleur with the Artemis Project poses with a load of dog food on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.

About the River Valley Regional Food Bank:
The RVRFB, a charitable organization, is based in Fort Smith, Ark., and works to alleviate hunger by acquiring and distributing food to people in need. The RVRFB distributes food to approximately 179 nonprofit food pantries and other nonprofit agencies throughout an eight-county region in West Central Arkansas. The food bank distributes more than 20 million pounds of food each year.

The RVRFB is one of 200 national food banks that make up the Feeding America network, and one of Arkansas’s six food banks that are connected through the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. The food bank is a program of the C-SCDC.
Learn more at www.rvrfoodbank.org.

About the Artemis Project: The Artemis Project Inc 501c3 is dedicated to the rescue and rehab of all homeless animals in the River Valley. Our community’s support has inspired our mission and we are excited to serve the River Valley and its animals!
Learn more at www.theartemisprojectrescue.org.

About the Caplan-Bensley Foundation’s Jazzy’s Place Dog Food Initiative: The Caplan-Bensley Foundation provides dog food to families who are struggling, and thereby saving the life of a dog in need. We understand that when people experience hardships, they may be forced to choose between providing for themselves, their loved ones, or their pet. By giving dog food to those in need, Jazzy’s Place provides an immediate solution to people facing this dilemma.
Learn more at www.caplanbensley.org.

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