Food Bank of Central Louisiana announces Mobile Food Pantry dates and locations for Vernon, Rapides Parishes

Micah Pickering
Leesville Daily Leader
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana has announced Mobile Food Pantry Dates for the month of June.

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana announced dates and locations for the Mobile Food Pantry Program during the month of May. 

According to the Food Bank of Central Louisiana The Mobile Food Pantry Program "allows the Food Bank to provide a forum for education programs emphasizing healthy eating during mobile pantry distributions. The Mobile Pantry Program meets the unique needs of the Food Bank's rural and underserved communities by offering services in their area and providing client access to fresh fruits and vegetables."

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana announced the following dates and locations for their Mobile Food Pantry in Vernon Parish: 

  • Friday May 21, 9-11 a.m., First Baptist Church of Hornbeck, 2342 Stillwell Ave. Hornbeck.
  • Friday May 21, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Burr Ferry Pentecostal Church, 23606 LA-8., Evans.
  • Friday May 28, 9-11 a.m., Church International, 1436 Church St., Rosepine.
  • Friday May 28, 12:30-2:30 p.m., The Slagle Mall, 8785 LA-8, Slagle. 

The Mobile Food Pantry will also be in stopping at three Rapides Parish locations:

  • Wednesday May 12, 8-10 a.m.,  Oak Hill/Hineston Tabernacle 7432 Hwy 112
    Elmer
  • Thursday May 13, 11 a.m. until noon, Glenmora Fire Station, 817 10th Ave, Glenmora.
  • Tuesday May 18, 9-11 a.m. Old Wettermark School, 716 Galway St, Boyce.

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger in central Louisiana. The Food Bank distributes food and grocery products to needy families in the following eleven parishes: Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon and Winn.

For more information contact the Food Bank of Central Louisiana by calling (318) 445-2773 or by logging on to www.fbcenla.org.