Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to Benefit from “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.”

On April 22, 2019, Walmart, Sam's Club and Feeding America launched the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, a nationwide initiative calling the public to take action in the fight against hunger. Walmart and Sam's Club kickstarted the campaign with a $3 million donation to Feeding America and member food banks,... Read Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to Benefit from “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.”'s Story

Elementary Students Give to Fight Hunger

One group of elementary students wanted to make a difference this holiday season by hosting a candygram fundraiser. This group was comprised of eight students from the Park Elementary School in Baton Rouge.  As part of the school’s Student Leaders group, fourth graders Malik Selvage, Makayla Keelen, Kentavions Williams, and... Read Elementary Students Give to Fight Hunger's Story

Opening Hearts – Giving Big in a Small Business World

A local T-shirt company continues to make their mark in Baton Rouge as people purchase their shirts showcasing the spirit of Louisiana. But it is the company’s spirit of giving that is truly establishing a legacy of making a difference in the lives of others. Meredith Waguespack started Southern Football... Read Opening Hearts – Giving Big in a Small Business World's Story

The Importance of Nutrition in Fighting Hunger

Kick-starting a New Year can be an exciting time with the promise of new beginnings and a fresh start. During this time, many individuals turn their focus to creating new, healthy habits. But did you know that many Feeding America food banks across the country have not only strived to... Read The Importance of Nutrition in Fighting Hunger's Story

Different Ways You Can Give to Help Feed Those in Need.

While we always accept gifts of food and funds throughout the year, there are some unique ways you can donate to the Food Bank that will help support our mission. Read on to learn more about how you can invest in the Baton Rouge community to help those in need.... Read Different Ways You Can Give to Help Feed Those in Need.'s Story

Donation to BackPack Program from BASF Helps in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank's BackPack program is a critical outreach project aimed at fighting child hunger and this vital program, is once again receiving a generous financial gift that will help sustain it for area students. BASF, a longtime supporter and founding partner of the BackPack program, is... Read Donation to BackPack Program from BASF Helps in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger's Story

Governor & First Lady Issue Statewide Call for Donations to Local Food Banks

On November 28, 2018, Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards hosted a press conference at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to issue a statewide call for donations to local food banks across the state of Louisiana.  In attendance was Gov. Edwards, the First Lady, Mike Manning,... Read Governor & First Lady Issue Statewide Call for Donations to Local Food Banks's Story

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Receives $10,000 Grant for BackPack Program

Hunger does not take a break just because we do. Every weekend, holiday and school vacation, hundreds of low-income children, who depend on free or reduced-price school lunches, become at risk of hunger. The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s BackPack program is a donor-funded critical outreach project designed to help... Read Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Receives $10,000 Grant for BackPack Program's Story

Purchase Holiday Meals in a Bag for Families Facing Hunger

This holiday season, you can help those facing hunger, in our 11-parish service area through Associated Food Stores and Coca-Cola's Holiday Meal in a Bag promotion. Red, pre-packed, Coca-Cola bags filled with non-perishable holiday food items can be purchased for only $10.00 at participating Associated Grocers Food Stores. Once the... Read Purchase Holiday Meals in a Bag for Families Facing Hunger's Story

BREC’S Baton Rouge Zoo’s ZooLights

Get into the holiday spirit at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo’s ZooLights. ZooLights is a festive evening, mile-long trail through the Zoo featuring more than 50 illuminated display sculptures of animals and traditional holiday spectacles. This year, the Zoo is partnering with the Food Bank to bring more of an impact.... Read BREC’S Baton Rouge Zoo’s ZooLights's Story