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With thoughtful planning, you have the power to make a difference in the lives of those in our community who are experiencing food insecurity. Contact us for valuable information about the many creative ways in which you can meet both your personal planning and charitable giving objectives. By working with you and your advisors, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank will ensure that your philanthropy not only maximizes the benefits of available tax incentives, but also creates a lasting legacy in the fight against hunger.

Nourish 365  – Monthly Giving Society

NOURISH 365 is a special group of supporters who make monthly recurring gifts to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. This dependable support allows us to plan for the year ahead and gives us the opportunity to feed as many people as possible. The impact of Nourish 365 is remarkable. A one-time gift of $50 can help provide up to 150 meals, but your monthly gift of $30 can help provide more than 1,000 meals a year!

*Be sure to select monthly recurring when making a donation online to join today!*

Benefits of monthly donors can include:

  • Recognition as a Nourish 365 member
  • Access to exclusive promotional items, including a one-time welcome packet
  • Hassle-free, automatic monthly payments online
  • Flexibility to adjust your monthly gift at any time
  • An annual statement sent for tax purposes

For more information, our development team at

(225) 359-9940 or

Hunger Action Council Annual Giving Society

Be a leader in ending hunger in our community. When you join the Hunger Action Council, you partner with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank by committing to a multi-year pledge. The Hunger Action Council was formed to elevate our fundraising efforts in order to sustain our mission. Our most generous supporters are an integral part of this mission. As a valued member of the Council, you will be invited to engage with our leadership staff in order to contribute to insight and receive strategic plan updates in our fight to end hunger.

OR, you can join our Hunger Action Council by contacting us at 
(225) 359-9940 or

The Fraenkel Society – Feeding the Future

Planned Gifts are contributions made typically through an estate or trust as a part of a bequest or other form of financial planning. Friends of the Food Bank who have communicated to us that they are leaving a gift to our organization in their will, estate, trust, or other type of deferred gift are part of the Fraenkel Society – Feeding the Future.

  • Bequest
  • IRA/Stocks
  • Donor Advised Funds

These specialized gifts often require the involvement of the donor’s accountant or legal advisor, in partnership with our Development Team. Please contact us at (225) 359-9940 or

Young Philanthropists Society (YPS)

Be a part of the group of young professionals who live and work in the Greater Baton Rouge Area and are committed to giving back to their community. YPS members serve as ambassadors for the Food Bank by sharing to the good work we do. If you have a desire to be a driving force for good in your community, click here to join.

Benefits of joining YPS:

  • Resume builder
  • Professional development resources
  • Special events for members
  • Opportunities to serve on advisory boards and committees for the Food Bank
  • Networking opportunities

For more information, please contact Development at (225) 359-9940 or

To start a fundraiser click here.

Memorial & Tribute 

Gifts of Memorial/Tribute may be given in memory or in honor of a loved one who has made a difference in your life or in honor of happy occasions like weddings, anniversaries, or the birth of a child. All Tribute donations support the Food Bank’s Endowment Fund, managed by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, ensuring the future of the Food Bank for years to come.

For questions regarding the Gifts of Tribute/Memorial, please contact Tracy Ritchie, Associate Director of Development and Philanthropy, at (225) 359-9940 or

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