General Information

We service short-term, unmet food needs of individuals in the Greater Baton Rouge area through existing or social service providers, churches/synagogues and other organizations. Our Mission Our mission is to feed the hungry in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes by providing food and educational… Read More »


Helping the Hungry In 1984 The Baton Rouge economy was among the worst in the nation. The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank was organized to aid in this problem in the fall of 84 as an outgrowth of Urban Ministries Coalition. The downtown churches and… Read More »

Board of Directors

2013 Executive Committee Sharon W. Lee, Chairman Community Volunteer Daniel K. Rester, Vice-Chairman Adams and Reese Valerie A. Judice, Treasurer Guglielmo, Marks, Schutte, Terhoeve & Love, LLP Brad A. Lambert, Secretary Harris, DeVille & Associates, Inc. De’Shoin York Friendship, Member-at-Large Southern University Agricultural Research &… Read More »

Staff Directory

President & Chief Executive Officer Mike Manning (225) 359-9940 ext. 222 Chief Financial Officer Rashmi Venugopal (225)359-9940 ext. 201 Vice President Development & Philanthropy Charlene Guarisco Montelaro (225) 359-9940 ext. 203 Development Associate Now Hiring (225) 359-9940 Public Relations & Special Events… Read More »

Contact Information

Address and Phone Numbers Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank 10600 South Choctaw Baton Rouge, LA 70815 Mailing Address P.O. Box 45830 Baton Rouge, LA 70895 Phone: (225) 359-9940 Fax: (225) 355-1445 To contact a staff member please visit our Staff Directory. Hours of Operation Monday –… Read More »

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