HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Neighbors Credit Union taking donations to send to Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Neighbors Credit Union taking donations to send to Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has been experiencing a food shortage, and the organizations are encouraging the public to pitch in.

Neighbors Credit Union is collecting non-perishable food items at all its branch locations through December 21, according to a release from the Baton Rouge financial institution.

The donations will be sent to the GBR food bank, where supplies are running low.

Anyone who would like to make a donation can come by any of the following NFCU locations. These locations can also be found online at www.neighborsfcu.org/locations/.

  • 12529 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA, 70810
  • 10338 Sullivan Rd Baton Rouge, LA, 70818 
  • 13697 Coursey Blvd Baton Rouge, LA, 70817 
  • 175 Rushing Road West Denham Springs, LA, 70726 
  • 7844 Goodwood Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
  • 7800 Howell Place Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA, 70807 
  • 5423 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA, 70816
  • 4181 Hwy 1 South Casa Loma Plaza Port Allen, LA, 70767 
  • 17193 Airline Hwy. Prairieville, LA, 70769 
  • 6016 Main Street Zachary, LA, 70791 
  • 12646 Burgess Avenue Walker, LA, 70785 (Walker HS Branch)

Governor John Bel Edwards alerted Louisiana citizens about the food supply crisis and issued a statewide call to action to address the issue.

The food banks helps to provide food for 11 parishes.

If your organization is seeking donations during the holiday season and would like to be a part of our “Holiday Helping Hand” series, please send an email to Kevin Foster at kevinfoster@wafb.com. View other stories in the series by clicking the link here

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