Manna House

A Worthy Cause

Please remember the Manna House in your giving and your service. We always need volunteers to help during the week, but we also need volunteers to help unload and stock food items on Wednesday afternoons. Not to mention, the continued need for donations.

Address and Hours

Corner of 3rd Place and Boulder Ave. Russellville, AR. 72801

Monday – Thursday 
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Wednesday Evening 
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


Persons must reside in Pope or Yell County. 
Families are eligible to receive food 12 times within a 12-month period from the date of their first visit. 
What you need: 
First Time Visitors: Photo I.D. 
Repeat Visitor: Photo I.D. Current Utility Bill (or proof of residence)

Staples Provided by Manna House

Crackers Macaroni & Cheese, Rice, Cereal, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit, Canned Soups/Chili, Ramen Noodles, Frozen Meat and/or Tuna

Ways You Can Help!

PRAY for those we serve and for us to have servants’ hearts as we attempt to eliminate hunger in our community. 

DONATE FUNDS. Manna House is a mission of FUMC. No funding is provided through the operating budget of FUMC. Manna House relies totally upon donations from supporters to this ministry. All funds donated directly to the “Manna House Designated Fund” are utilized to purchase the products we provide. 

VOLUNTEER your time to serve during the hours we are open or to assist in restocking. Volunteers complete all functions of Manna House.

History of Manna House

Manna House is a ministry that began in September 2000, which is sponsored by Russellville First United Methodist Church. It is supported by donations from our church members and others in our community. We share out of our love for God and to share God’s love with the hungry of Pope and Yell County.

Why Give?

In 2014, 19.3% of persons living in Pope County lived in poverty. 
26% (almost 1 in 5) children lived in poverty in Pope County in 2014. 
59.26% of students enrolled in Russellville School District in 2014-15 eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch Program.

Statistics and Funding

Households Served in 2014 - 7,203
Individuals Served in 2014 - 23,044
Cost of Food Purchased in 2014 - $120,076.73

Manna House is a Member of and Purchases from:

Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, ARVAC, Inc., Feeding America, Arkansas Food Bank