Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary


  The Greater Baton Rouge celebrates 30 years of serving those in need in the greater Baton Rouge area. From our early beginnings distributing bread in a church parking lot in 1984 to our current home at Fraenkel Center, we deeply appreciate everything that our community has allowed us to do through their continuous generosity […]

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Sparkhound Supports Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

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In April 2015, the Sparkhound Foundation named the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank as the benefiting organization of the 2015 Sparkhound Invitational Golf Tournament. Teams gathered to enjoy a day outdoors while also supporting the Food Bank’s mission to feed the hungry in its 11 parish service area. “The Sparkhound Foundation has worked with the […]

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BASF Donates $25,000 to Fight Childhood Hunger


BATON ROUGE, LA – In recognition of BASF‘s 150th anniversary, the company’s Geismar site donated $25,000 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to bring the BackPack child nutrition program to Ascension Parish. The donation will provide backpacks filled with nutritious food for 100 low-income students for the 2015-16 school year. With the help of […]

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Trevor’s Wish 2014 | Hunger Action Month

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  BACKGROUND & MISSION On October 16, 2013, the Baton Rouge community lost a true hero in Trevor Sims, but his legacy lives on and continues to inspire us all.  Trevor was first diagnosed with cancer when he was five years old. At age 10, Trevor and his family were informed that his cancer was […]

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The Mosaic Company Donates Tractor-Trailer to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

New donated tractor-trailer

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank fleet of trucks grew by one this month with the addition of its largest and most versatile tractor-trailer to date, all part of a donation made by The Mosaic Company. The new 53-foot tractor-trailer was unveiled at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, as part of a special food […]

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Walmart Presents $81,500 to the BackPack Program


The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank received an $81,500 contribution from The Walmart Foundation on May 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. The grant, dedicated to providing children across the Food Bank’s 11 parish service area with nutritious food, is given to the Food Bank through The Walmart Foundation’s […]

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Feeding America Child Hunger PSA

Feeding America

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and Feeding America are working together in the fight against child hunger.

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2014 Feinstein Challenge is Underway

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For the 17th consecutive year, Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1 million among non-profit hunger fighting agencies nationwide using it as a spur to help them raise funds this March and April. The more donations made to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank – from March 1st to April 30th– the more of the Feinstein […]

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Darden Grant Lends Support to Adopt-A-Senior Program


The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has been selected to receive a $3,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Restaurants Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants. The grants program, now in its third year, empowers each restaurant in the Darden family of brands to help award a […]

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The Fraenkel Center: Our New Home

Mayor Holden and Mr. Fraenkel

The Food Bank has moved into a new home at Fraenkel Center, thanks to the generosity of our community.

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