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


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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Your Food Bank Earns 4-Star Rating on Charity Navigator

On June 1st, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank was awarded the highest rating from Charity Navigator and is recognized as a 4-Star Charity! With so many wonderful nonprofits in our community, there is high demand from donors for greater accountability, transparency,  and results from the charities they choose to support. Charity Navigator highlights the fine […]

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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


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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Stamp Out Hunger Takes Over Baton Rouge on May 14

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Start collecting your cans for the 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14, 2016, hosted by the United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers.  Last year, this nationwide one-day food drive collected over 71 million pounds of food, feeding an estimated 30 million people nationally. All food […]

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The 24th Annual Slice of Life Golf Classic Rescheduled to May 23

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Due to weather conditions, the 2016 Slice of Life Golf Classic has been rescheduled again from Tuesday, May 17 to May 23. Location and time of the tournament are the same. Please contact Rachel Koch at and let us know if you have any questions.  Thank you!

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2016 Iron Brewer Festival to Benefit Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

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The Iron Brewer Festival is back again this year! Scheduled to take place at the Tin Roof Brewing Company brewery on Saturday, February 20 at 1 p.m., the Festival promises a wide range of craft beer from a field of local brewing teams. Each team is assigned a different style of beer to create, and their handcrafted […]

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Empty Bowls 2016 to Take Place in Mid-City


What is Empty Bowls? Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level, and it will be coming to Baton Rouge on March 19! You are invited to attend this special event and experience a unique fundraising effort that offers access to hundreds of handcrafted […]

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