Food Bank Donates Hand Sanitizer to Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House


The River Valley Regional Food Bank, in partnership with Feeding America and Rath Auto Resources of Fort Smith, will donate 240 bottles of hand sanitizer to the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House in Fort Smith.

The Cancer Support House, who is a member pantry partner of the River Valley Regional Food Bank, will receive the donation of 240 1.75 liter bottles of hand sanitizer on Thursday, June 25 at 11 a.m. at 3324 South M Street in Fort Smith.

The food bank applauds the work of the Cancer Support House and provides this donation to help ensure the safety of the Cancer Support House staff, and the clients they serve.

“We value our partnership with our member pantry partner, the Cancer Support House, and want to do all we can to help protect those with compromised immune systems,” Food Bank Director Tracy Engel said. “They do such an amazing job and we are happy to help them during these trying times.”

The River Valley Regional Food Bank would also like to thank Feeding America and Rath Auto Resources for helping us provide this wonderful gift to our community.

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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 170 nonprofit food pantries, senior centers, youth shelters and soup kitchens throughout an eight county region in West Central Arkansas. The food bank distributes more than 12 million pounds of food each year. It 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 Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council.
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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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