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March 23, 2020

If you are in need of assistance from the Food Bank of Central Louisiana, the income guidelines for food distribution have not changed.

If you are a new applicant, please bring the following information with your application:
1. Government issued picture ID
2. Proof of...

March 23, 2020

We’re proud to use GuideStar Platinum to share our full and complete story with the world. To reach the Platinum level, we added extensive information to our Nonprofit Profile: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; 3 quantitative...

March 20, 2020

The Adopt-a-Senior Program distribution dates (for those picking up at 3223 Baldwin Avenue, Alexandria) are Monday, March 23 and Wednesday, March 25 from 7 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.  We will provide a no-contact drive-thru distribution these days.  We as...

March 17, 2020

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana is carefully monitoring developments regarding the community spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).  We are partnering with Feeding America, the network of 200 food banks, and local partners to ensure the safest handling of food and distri...

January 27, 2020

According to the recent State of Senior Hunger in America research released by the National Foundation to End Hunger, Louisiana has the highest percentage senior food insecurity rate in the country.  Every day, 10,000 baby boomers turn 65.  Many are retiring with littl...

December 13, 2019

The results of the 2019 KALB-TV Christmas Cheer Food Drive are complete, and 99,522 pounds of non-perishable food items were collected from Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, and Vernon parish schools, according to Jayne Wright-Velez, executive director of the Fo...

December 3, 2019

It's #GivingTuesday and the Food Bank of Central Louisiana would appreciate your donation to support our hunger relief efforts across Central Louisiana. A donation of $25 will provide enough food for 125 meals!


November 25, 2019

FALL FUN KIDS DAY CANCELED - Due to the prediction of an 80% chance of rain on Tuesday, November 26th, Inglewood Farm and The Food Bank's Good Food Project have found it necessary to cancel the scheduled camp. Thank you for understanding.

November 5, 2019

Altice USA, parent company of Suddenlink, and The Food Bank of Central Louisiana kick off the 13th annual “Connecting to Those in Need” fall food drive.

This partnership between Suddenlink and the food bank started in 2007 and has collected more than 607,115 pounds of n...

November 4, 2019

The Louisiana Purchase Council, Boy Scouts is conducting their 32nd annual Scouting for Food Drive. Scouts throughout Central and Northeast Louisiana will collect food through the drive to be provided to the needy citizens of our region.

Food bags were delivered to resi...

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March 17, 2020