Our primary feeding program is the distribution of food to our network of more than 60 non-profit partner agencies that operate local pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other hunger relief programs. These agencies are located throughout 12 parishes in Northeast Louisiana and serve low income people in need of food assistance. The Food Bank is always looking for new partners in our hunger relief efforts, so click the link below if your organization would like information on joining us.
The Food Bank has over 60 community partners and programs that help us feed thousands of people every week. One of those partners is Grace Place Ministries in Monroe. Founded in 2001 by Rhonda Grace, the organization was originally a women’s ministry. As time went on and Rhonda became more involved in serving the neighborhood, […]
The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana received a special visit last week from the new Chief Executive Officer of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, a Louisiana native, was recently appointed to head the non-profit network of 200 Food Banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs. Before relocating to […]
Franklin Parish has a population of just over 20,000, and 21% of the people there are food insecure. Thankfully, Food Bank partner agency Fresh Start Ministries is there to provide food and other support to those in need. Situated just off Highway 425 in Winnsboro at River of Life Church, the Fresh Start food pantry […]
Bernice is a small town north of Ruston with a population of about 1,700. With almost 40% of the population there living in poverty, the need for food assistance is great. One of our community partners in Bernice is Christ Association Union. A group of caring individuals from the New Hopewell Baptist Church had been […]
In 2017, the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana distributed over 5 million pounds of food to people in need. This would not be possible without the partnership of more than 60 nonprofit organizations that operate food pantries, soup kitchens and meal programs all over the 12 Parish region we serve. We recently visited one of […]
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