Highlights of 2017

Thanks to our wonderful supporters, 2017 was a great year for fighting hunger! Here's to another great year in 2018!  

10/31 Consortium Halloween Parade

It’s time for the 10/31 Consortium’s 7th Annual Halloween Parade!  Put on your costume and join 10/31 Consortium for the 2016 Baton Rouge Halloween Parade.  (more…)

Five Things You May Not Know About the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

1. The Food Bank is a food warehousing facility. We receive food through a variety of ways, including retailers such as grocery stores and restaurants, wholesalers, manufacturers, growers and food drives. As a food bank, we acquire, inventory and warehouse the donated and purchased food product. On average, the Greater Baton... Read Five Things You May Not Know About the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank's Story

Retail Store Program of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

By some estimates, 72 billion pounds of perfectly edible, whole foods go to waste each year in the United States. With so many pounds thrown in the trash, it’s hard to comprehend that millions of people are also food insecure. (more…)

Flood Update

Great progress has been made at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank since the August flooding. Hundreds of volunteers have given time, generous donations of food and funds have been received and, as a result, countless meals have been distributed to those in need. In September, after four-weeks of mucking,... Read Flood Update's Story

Neighborhood Distributions Make a Difference

As soon as we were able, the Food Bank moved from our flooded facility to a temporary location so we could distribute food into the community as soon as possible. (more…)

Volunteer with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

We couldn't do what we do without so many of our wonderful volunteers. Put simply, WE NEED YOU! (more…)

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

  This year, your Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is celebrating thirty years of serving those in need. What started as a small distribution of collected food items in a church parking lot has now evolved into the distribution of millions of meals across eleven Louisiana parishes each year. The... Read Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary's Story

Trevor’s Wish 2013

Trevor Sims was first diagnosed with cancer when he was five years old. Five years later, Trevor and his family were informed that his cancer was terminal. With the time he had left, Trevor made a wish that he shared with the Baton Rouge community. He wanted to feed the... Read Trevor’s Wish 2013's Story

Feeding America Child Hunger PSA

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and Feeding America are working together in the fight against child hunger.