Do you remember the neighborhood house you loved to hang out at when you were younger? Where your best friend’s Mom treated you as one of her own?
Christine was that Mom when her children were growing up. She always made extra food for last-minute guests. She parked her car in the grass … so they had room in the driveway.
It used to be she had enough to feed a family that extended beyond her own. Now, she faces a tough choice every month: should she pay for medicine? Or food for herself?
You can help. It is heartbreaking to know that the state of Louisiana has the highest percentage of food insecure seniors in the entire country. Your gift today to the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana will make such a difference to seniors facing hunger in our community. Aided by friends like you, we’re doing everything we can to help. Twenty years ago, we launched a monthly food box program for local seniors. Today, we serve more than 1,400 seniors every month.
They tell us receiving their box of food each month makes them feel more independent. It helps them afford necessary expenses like rent, utilities, and medicine.
And, as they struggle with limited means, loneliness, and other challenges that come with aging, their monthly food boxes let them know their community cares.
It costs just $100 to provide a senior in our community with a food box every month for a whole year. Just think what that would mean to a senior in need … like Christine.
Thank you for being such an important part of all we do to end hunger in Northeast Louisiana … and for your lasting impact in the lives of those we serve. We
treasure your support. Please give today to help us do even more.
With much gratitude,