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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. The goal of the CANN Run/Walk 5K is to promote awareness of childhood hunger and to […]

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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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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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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 communications@brfoodbank.org and let us know if you have any questions.  Thank you! The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is getting […]

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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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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 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

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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. This campaign benefits the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank by providing food for families and individuals this winter. To support the Share Happiness campaign, stop by a participating Associated Food Store location and […]

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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! On a daily basis, our volunteers work in our warehouse sorting food donations and assembling food boxes that will be distributed to the community. Last year, we distributed over 9 million meals in our 11 Parish service […]

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