The mission of the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana is to serve as the primary resource for fighting hunger in Northwest Louisiana. Our vision is to ultimately end hunger in Northwest Louisiana by ensuring consolidated network of effective food collection and distribution which will provide universal access to food for the needy in our communities.
Give for Good ~ May 2, 2017
Give for Good is a 24-hour online giving challenge led by the Community Foundation of North Louisiana to raise unrestricted dollars for local nonprofits.
Now through May 15th
This spring, Walmart is joining forces with its customers and suppliers including Campbell Soup Company, General Mills, Kellogg Company, The Kraft Heinz Company, Pepsi and Discover to raise 100 million meals for Feeding America and its nationwide network of food banks.
Just look for the Fight Hunger Spark Change logo on participating items. For each item purchased, the equivalent of one meal will be donated to the food bank through Feeding America.
Empty Bowls Dinner & Silent Auction ~ June 1, 2017
The annual Empty Bowls Hunger Awareness Dinner/Silent Auction Event is a Hunger Awareness Fundraising Event and is the Food Bank’s main fundraiser for the year. The bowls serve to remind attendees of all the empty bowls in our community that do not get filled. Sponsorships for the Empty Bowls Hunger Awareness Dinner/Silent Auction Event are still available. In 2016, the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana provided $575,000 in value of food to our programs with the proceeds from the event. That’s enough food for 325,000 meals. Tickets to the event are $40 each. Contact the Food Bank 318.675.2400 Ext 111 to reserve yours.
Become a Volunteer
We are reaching more people in need than ever before, but we need continued support. Volunteers are vital to the success of our mission of ending hunger in northwest Louisiana. Opportunity is waiting.
Make a Financial Donation
For every $1 the Food Bank receives, we are able to distribute $10 in food value. Your gift will help the Food Bank distribute all of the healthy food you see to the right to those that need it. The Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana does not sell, trade, or share the names of those who have so generously given to support our work to end hunger.
Host a Food Drive
Food drives are an easy way for you to show your support for the community and make a huge difference in the lives of many. Giving your food drive some thought and preparation beforehand will make all the difference in the world. The Food Bank has staff to support you along the way. You can even conduct a virtual food drive, it's very easy to make a difference.
Check out our Virtual Food Drive!
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Holding a Virtual Food Drive lets you or your group get involved with ending hunger in Northwest Louisiana in an easy, immediate and highly effective way. Click the link below to get started!
If your business or company would like to host a Virtual Food Drive please fill out the REGISTRATION FORM and contact us at 318.675.2400 ext. 100 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
FOOD BANK FACTS: As a hunger-relief organization, the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana acquires, solicits, stores, and distributes food and other essential items to low income children and families through a functional network of 130 community and faith-based nonprofit organizations across Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Bienville, Red River and DeSoto parishes. These non-profit organizations consist of homeless shelters, church food pantry programs, soup kitchens, residential centers, and schools. We save these organizations millions of dollars each year by providing free and low cost food and products.