Alpha Kappa Alpha Hosts CANN 5K to Benefit Food Bank

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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.

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Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Unveiled Donor Wall at Open House


In December 2013, the Food Bank moved from its home of 17 years to its current location at the newly renovated Fraenkel Center. This move to the new facility would not have been possible without the significant contributions of so many. The Food Bank’s Capital Campaign Board Chair Mr. Bobby Yarborough spoke and dedicated the Donor […]

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Stamp Out Hunger Takes Over Baton Rouge on May 14

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Start collecting your cans for the 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14, 2016, hosted by the United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers.  Last year, this nationwide one-day food drive collected over 71 million pounds of food, feeding an estimated 30 million people nationally. All food […]

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The 24th Annual Slice of Life Golf Classic Rescheduled to May 23

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Due to weather conditions, the 2016 Slice of Life Golf Classic has been rescheduled again from Tuesday, May 17 to May 23. Location and time of the tournament are the same. Please contact Rachel Koch at and let us know if you have any questions.  Thank you!

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2016 Iron Brewer Festival to Benefit Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

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The Iron Brewer Festival is back again this year! Scheduled to take place at the Tin Roof Brewing Company brewery on Saturday, February 20 at 1 p.m., the Festival promises a wide range of craft beer from a field of local brewing teams. Each team is assigned a different style of beer to create, and their handcrafted […]

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Empty Bowls 2016 to Take Place in Mid-City


What is Empty Bowls? Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level, and it will be coming to Baton Rouge on March 19! You are invited to attend this special event and experience a unique fundraising effort that offers access to hundreds of handcrafted […]

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DIG Restaurant Week: January 18-23


DIG Magazine and more than 40 Baton Rouge area restaurants are gearing up for the capital city’s Restaurant Week. Beginning on Monday, January 18, and ending on Saturday, January 23, diners will be able to enjoy three-course pre fixed meals at participating restaurants across the city, with prices ranging from $15 – $35 per person. […]

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Share Happiness


Coca-Cola’s Share Happiness holiday campaign is here! Partnering Associated Food Stores, WAFB-TV and iHeartMedia, Coca-Cola welcomes you to Share Happiness  this holiday season.

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Santa Parades Coming to Local Neighborhoods


The St. George Fire Department will be hosting the annual Santa Parades during the weekends of December 5 & 6 and December 12 & 13 this year. To participate, have any food or funds you would like to donate ready and, as Santa makes his way through your neighborhood, come out to visit us and […]

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Volunteer with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

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We couldn’t do what we do without so many of our wonderful volunteers. Put simply, WE NEED YOU!

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