There are many ways to get involved in the food donation process.

Donate food by simply dropping it off at the Food Bank or find one of our collection barrels or boxes around town. You can host a food drive or participate in an organized community food drive. If you are interested in hosting a food drive, be sure to register your food drive in the link below.

Food Drive Registration

Anyone can host a food drive, for any reason! Each food drive can be custom-made to fit your organization, family, school group, workplace, etc. There are many resources available to help you get what you need for your drive. Click below to register your food drive and request any food drive bins for your event.

Register a Food Drive

Retail Store Program

The Retail Store Donation Program gives the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank the opportunity to rescue the food that would otherwise be thrown away and give it to the community.

Learn About the Program

Other Food Donation Sources

There are a lot of different ways to donate food to places besides the Baton Rouge Food Bank, like Hunters for the Hungry, Farm to Food Bank, and more!

Learn More

What to Donate

  • Canned vegetables (beans, peas, carrots, etc.)
  • Canned soups
  • Dried beans
  • Canned meats
  • Flour
  • Rice
  • Peanut butter
  • Pasta
  • Corn meal
  • Breakfast cereal and bars
  • Any canned, bagged or boxed nonperishable food