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CADC to distribute USDA commodities in Pulaski County

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA Commodities Thursday, September 17 beginning at 9 a.m. in Pulaski County.  

The food items to be distributed may include Pink Salmon, Cranberry Sauce, Vegetable Soup, Spaghetti Sauce, Potato Flakes, Vegetarian Beans, Peanut Butter and Apple Juice.

Commodities will be distributed at the following locations:

  • Promiseland Church Ministries, 4520 South University Avenue in Little Rock
  • St. Mark Baptist Church, 5722 W. 12th Street in Little Rock
  • St. Francis House, 2701 S. Elm Street in Little Rock
  • St. John Baptist Church, 2501 S. Main Street in Little Rock
  • Nathaniel Hill Complex, 2500 E. 6th Street in Little Rock
  • Building a Better Life Mentor, 1924-A West Main Street in Jacksonville
  • First Baptist Church, 15320 Alexander Road in Alexander
  • First Baptist Church, 508 Hwy 365 in Woodson
  • Wrightsville City Hall, 13022 Hwy 365 South in Wrightsville


ID must be present in order to receive commodities.

CADC is seeking community-minded residents to volunteer in the USDA Commodity Distribution program in Lonoke County. Volunteers are needed to help unload and pack food items and to help distribute food to the low-income. This is an assembly line process that is well suited to larger groups of volunteers as well as individuals. 10-15 volunteers are needed for each distribution. Volunteers must be flexible in their hours, as food delivery times may vary. Volunteers must also be committed. To volunteer, contact Evelyn Reed at 501-778-1133 or info@cadc.com.

All customers receiving commodities must present identification. To be eligible to receive USDA commodities, income guidelines must be met. The income guidelines for this program are based on 130% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Based on these guidelines, a one person household must make less than $15,301 per year to qualify for this program. For each additional family member, add $5,408.

This is an equal opportunity program. In accordance with federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. If you believe you have been discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC 20250.   

CADC is a private nonprofit community action agency that was formed in 1965 to fight and win the “War on Poverty.” The mission of CADC is to improve the quality of life and build strong communities in Arkansas. For more information, please contact Evelyn Reed at (501) 778-1133.