AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2017 AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana To Volunteer at Food Bank and Present a $20,000 Donation to Support Storm Recovery Efforts AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana will provide valuable volunteer hours this week along with a $20,000 financial donation to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to assist with flood recovery costs. This donation […]

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BackPack Program to Re-Launch this November


The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s BackPack program is set to resume this month after the program was paused due to the August floods. Low-income children are often at risk of missing meals over the weekend or during holidays when they are not in school and cannot receive free or reduced price lunches through the National […]

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Progress at the Fraenkel Center

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When the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s facility received 4 feet of water from the August flooding, we knew we had our work cut out for us. Once we were finally able to get into the warehouse, the sight of all the damage to our warehouse, offices and equipment was devastating. Marks were on the […]

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Flood Update


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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Visit the links below for information on how to receive help and help the Food Bank.            

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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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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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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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Volunteer with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

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We couldn’t do what we do without so many of our wonderful volunteers. Put simply, WE NEED YOU!

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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 Food Bank continues to grow, […]

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