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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

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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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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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  This year, your Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is celebrating thirty years of serving those in need. What started as a small distribution of collected food items in a church parking lot has now evolved into the distribution of millions of meals across eleven Louisiana parishes each year. The Food Bank continues to grow, […]

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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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Redstock Summer Drive Returns

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  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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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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