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.
Food Bank of NWLA receives Joy Fund
Special thanks to Jeff Gauger, Executive Editor of the Shreveport Times for the generous donation of $15,000 Joy Fund grant to the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. The donation will provide food to 75,000 individuals that seek food assistance from the Food Bank annually.
Empty Bowls Dinner & Silent Auction ~ June 1, 2017
Please join us at the 12th annual Empty Bowls Hunger Awareness Dinner/Silent Auction Event on June 1, 2017 at 6pm at the ELDORADO Resort Grand Ballroom. T Attendees will enjoy a modest dinner featuring soups, bread, dessert and a beverage. Hand painted ceramic bowls as well as donated goods and services are offered in a silent auction. Every attendee receives a bowl of their choice during the event. These bowls serve to remind the attendees of all the empty bowls in our community that do not get filled. Tickets and sponsorships are still available. 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 150 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.