Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana
Shreveport, LA - 71103
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As the largest distributor of public and private emergency food for a seven parish area, we provided over 3.8 million pounds of food to more than 65,000 low income and below poverty level households in northwest Louisiana
EMERGENCY FOOD BOXES:
Each week approximately 1,250 pounds of food is distributed for emergency assistance to individuals. The annual estimate of the food distributed is 62,500 pounds with a value of $105,625. The food is distributed through a partnership agreement with Centerpoint
211 DISASTER RELIEF: As a disaster responder we provide immediate assistance to our member agencies, pop-up and faith based shelters and other individuals. During the 2008 hurricane season we distributed over 800,000 pounds of food, water and supplies to disaster victims
BACKPACK PROGRAM: Chronically hungry children are provided with a backpack of food to take home for the weekend and holidays. Each 7 - 10 pound weekly bag includes items such as granola bars, fruit juice and pop top canned food
KIDS CAFE: A national program of Feeding America that provides hot meals and nutritional education to low-income children in already existing after-school programs.
SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM:
Provides nutritional breakfasts and lunches for hungry children who have no access to free food when school is not in session during the summer months
SENIOR PROGRAM: Designed to help the elderly s-t-r-e-t-c-h their food dollars, low income seniors who are 65 and older or 55 and older with a disability receive a montly box of non-perishable groceries
Provide food to rural pantry clients on a monthly basis
KIDS IN DISTRESSED SITUATIONS (K.I.D.S.): A national program, that distributes new clothing and toys to children in need
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County or Counties Served: Caddo
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