On Saturday, April 8, 2017 the Mayor’s Celebrity Bowling Challenge will return for the second time. This Challenge first took place in 2012, when the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Men’s Championship was held in at the Raising Cane’s River Center in Downtown Baton Rouge. This year, Baton Rouge is hosting the USBC Women’s Championships and the […]

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Start collecting your nonperishable food items for the 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 13, 2017, hosted by the United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers.  Last year, this nationwide one-day food drive collected over 80 million pounds of food, and in our service area more than 110,000 pounds […]

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The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is gearing up for the 25th Annual Slice of Life Golf Classic. The golf tournament will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Greystone Country Club in Denham Springs, LA. For the second year in a row, the Slice of Life Golf Classic is presented by Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc. […]

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Empty Bowls 2017

  What is Empty Bowls? Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. This event will take place in Baton Rouge for the third year in a row, on April 8, 2017. You are invited to attend this special event, presented by Dudley DeBosier, […]

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DIG Magazine and more than 50 local restaurants are gearing up for the capital city’s Restaurant Week. From Monday, January 23 to Saturday, January 28, diners will be able to enjoy three-course, pre-fixed meals at participating restaurants across the city. Prices range from $15 – $35 per person. Restaurant Week benefits the Greater Baton Rouge Food […]

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  The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank received the surprise of a lifetime thanks to the Today Show and Walmart. Food Bank employees, who were personally affected by the August 2016 Flooding, were told they were going to be honored at an employee luncheon, when it turned out to be a lot more than they expected. […]

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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, cleaning and sanitizing, your Food […]

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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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