National Rice Month Event Downtown


The Louisiana Rice Industry and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank are partnering to proclaim September as National Rice Month and Hunger Action Month. This year the media event will be held at the Capitol Park Museum on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain will present […]

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CANstruction®’s CANWARS Theme Hits Downtown


Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, AIABR and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank are excited to present CANstruction® once again beginning August 28th. Downtown Baton Rouge will be home to the 5th annual AIA Baton Rouge CANstruction® event. However, 2015 brings with it a few important firsts. This year, and for the first time ever, […]

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Trevor’s Wish 2015 | Hunger Action Month


BACKGROUND & MISSION Trevor Sims was first diagnosed with cancer when he was five years old. At age 10, Trevor and his family were informed that his cancer was terminal. Understanding he would have limited time, Trevor made a wish that he shared with the Baton Rouge community – to feed the hungry.  Trevor’s Wish […]

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Kendra Gives Back To Support Food Bank

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For the second year in a row, Kendra Scott Perkins Rowe is hosting a Kendra Gives Back event to support the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank as part of Redstock; this campaign is focused on raising food, funds and awareness throughout the challenging summer months. The 2015 Kendra Gives Back event will be held on […]

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Summer Heats Up With Check Out Hunger Campaign

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Check Out Hunger is back! From June 29 – August 9, you can make a donation at the grocery store register to contribute to the fight against hunger. Read on to find out how! As summertime rolls through, multiple factors have a negative effect on those that the Food Bank serves. Increasing temperatures result in […]

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Redstock Summer Drive Returns


  REDSTOCK Summer Drive | June 1 – August 31   REDSTOCK is a summer umbrella campaign initiative now in its second year focused on specifically inspiring the community to support the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank through either donating or hosting food drives and fundraisers under the REDSTOCK name. Every year the Greater Baton […]

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Belk Charity Sale Returns to Baton Rouge Area

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Belk is supporting local charities and schools this spring, and you can help! Purchase a $5.00 ticket to attend a private shopping event on May 2 from 6-10 a.m. If you purchase your ticket from the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank ahead of time, the full cost of your ticket will be donated to the […]

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Stamp Out Hunger Takes Over Baton Rouge on May 9

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Grab your bags and collect your cans, because on Saturday, May 9, 2015, the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive takes over Baton Rouge! The nationwide one-day food drive hosted by the United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers takes place for the 23rd time with the consistent goal of collecting millions […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to Benefit from Walmart “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign

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This week, Walmart launched the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, a nationwide initiative calling on the public to take action in the fight against hunger. Feeding America, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and other Feeding America member food banks across the country stand to benefit from up to $3 million in potential Walmart donations […]

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Hosts CANN 5K to Benefit Food Bank


The Gamma Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in partnership with the Ivy Foundation, Inc. and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, is pleased to announce our inaugural Changing and Advancing Nutrition Now (CANN) 5K Run/Walk. The goal of the CANN Run/Walk 5K is to promote awareness of childhood hunger and to […]

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