Hunger Action Month

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For nearly a decade, September has been recognized as Hunger Action Month, Feeding America’s nationwide initiative designed to encourage the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Across the country, approximately 50 million Americans fight hunger on a daily basis. To understand this, consider the feeling of an empty stomach, and how on […]

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Trevor’s Wish 2016 | Hunger Action Month

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BACKGROUND & MISSION When he was just 5 years old, Trevor Sims was diagnosed with cancer and at the young age of 10, he was told the cancer was terminal. Knowing that his time here was limited, Trevor made a wish that would impact and inspire an entire community. Trevor’s Wish to feed the hungry has continued four years later. […]

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Flood Update

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Like many in our community, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has been affected by the recent flooding in Southern Louisiana. After receiving 4 feet of water throughout our 170,000 square-foot facility, we relocated to two temporary warehouses. Recently, we received the “all clear” for warehouse operations to return to our facility at the Fraenkel Center […]

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Disaster Response Web Portal

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Below are a number of links that will help you identify what you are looking for and ways you can help the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank during this difficult time.  

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New Tuesday Night Volunteer Opportunity

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The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is proud to announce a new volunteer opportunity. Starting in August, we will offer evening volunteer sessions every Tuesday night from 6-8. The first Tuesday of every month will be designated as our “Family Night.” Family Night gives our volunteers the opportunity to serve with younger children. Traditionally, the […]

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DIG Restaurant Week: July 11-16

DIG Magazine, along with Abita Brewing Co., and more than 50 restaurants in the Baton Rouge area are gearing up for the capital city’s Restaurant Week. Mark your calendars for Monday, July 11—Saturday, July 16 to enjoy three-course pre fixed meals at participating restaurants across the city, with prices ranging from $15 – $35 per […]

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Check Out Hunger in Stores Now

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During the REDSTOCK campaign window, your Food Bank will once again team up with WAFB and BRPT Lake to bring you the REDSTOCK Check Out Hunger program. Check Out Hunger will run from June 13 – July 17. This program comes at a crucial time as every year the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank experiences a […]

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Redstock Summer Drive Returns

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  REDSTOCK Summer Drive | June 1 – August 31 REDSTOCK is a summer umbrella campaign initiative, now in its third year, focused on specifically inspiring the community to support the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank through either donating or hosting food drives and fundraisers under the REDSTOCK name. Every year the Greater Baton Rouge […]

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Hosts CANN 5K to Benefit Food Bank

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The Gamma Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in partnership with the Ivy Foundation, Inc. and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, is pleased to announce our inaugural Changing and Advancing Nutrition Now (CANN) 5K Run/Walk.

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Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Unveiled Donor Wall at Open House

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In December 2013, the Food Bank moved from its home of 17 years to its current location at the newly renovated Fraenkel Center. This move to the new facility would not have been possible without the significant contributions of so many. The Food Bank’s Capital Campaign Board Chair Mr. Bobby Yarborough spoke and dedicated the Donor […]

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