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Mar 8, 2013 3:55 PM by MELISSA CANONE

Second Harvest Food Bank Distributes USDA Commodities

New Orleans, LA - Second Harvest Food Bank is distributing commodities to eligible, needy families under the Food Bank Program in the following parishes: Acadia, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Vermilion and Washington.

The location and hours of operation for each Second Harvest Food Bank member agency, by parish, is as follows:


Abundant Life Just Cares
400 Gossen Memorial Dr., Rayne, LA 70578
1st Sat 8am - 10:30am

Christian Service Center of Iota
422 Kennedy Dr., Iota, LA 70543
Wednesday & Thursday 9am - 11:30pm

Crowley Christian Care Center
726 West Seventh St., Crowley, LA 70527
Tues, Wed, & Thurs, 9am - Noon

Maxi Gospel Tabernacle
24292 Crowley-Eunice Hwy, Crowley, LA 70526
Sun - Sat; 24/7

Ms. Helen's Soup Kitchen
117 W. 7th Street, Crowley, LA 70543
Mon, Wed - Fri 7am - 1pm

New Beginning's Primitive Baptist
411 South Eastern Ave, Crowley, LA 70526
1st Sat, 8am - 3pm


Abraham's Tent
2300 Fruge Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Sun - Sat. 8am - 2pm

Care Help of Sulphur, Inc.
200 N. Huntington, Sulphur, LA 70663
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 10am - 4pm

Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana
1225 2nd Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Last Friday 9am - 11 am 2pm - 4pm

Christian World
2001 E. Gauthier Rd., Lake Charles, LA 70607
Every Thursday 9:30-10:30 am

Community Outreach Center
1006 E. Fourth St., DeQuincy, LA 70633
Every Tuesday 9 am-Noon

Faith & Friends Food Pantry
4009 Legion St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
Mon-Tues-Wed 1 - 2:30 pm

Glad Tidings/Dorcas Ministry
3400 Texas Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70607
Mon - Thurs 9-11:30 am

Good Hope Missionary Baptist
821 Sampson St., Westlake, LA 70669
3rd Sat., 8-11am

Greater St. Mary Baptist Church
1401 Moeling Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Tues - Thurs 10am - 2pm

New Sunlight Baptist Church
521 Franklin St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
2nd Sat 9am -11 am

601 West 18th Street, Lake Charles, LA 70602
Sun - Sat 24/7

Seventh Day Adventist Church
1537 Country Club Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70605
Tues-Wed 8am - Noon

Shepherd's Inn Outreach Church
2900 E. Opelousas St., Lake Charles, LA 70615
Tues & Thurs 9am - Noon

Southwest LA AIDS Council
1715 Common Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

St. Memorial Church of God In Christ
1717 Moeling, Lake Charles, LA 70601
1st & 3rd Sat 8am - 10:30 am

The Salvation Army
3020 Legion Street, Lake Charles, LA 70616
Sun - Sat 24/7

Zion Travlers Missionary Baptist Church
608 W. Second Street, Lake Charles, LA 70647
4th Sat 9 - 11 am


First Baptist Church Of Basile
3001 E. Schambers St., Basile, LA 70515
Thursday 8am - Noon

New Life Assembly of God
2394 East Main St., Ville Platte, LA 70586
Mon, Wed, Fri 10:30am - 3pm


First Good Hope Baptist
415 Lewis St., Jeanerette, LA 70544
2nd Tue 11am - 2pm; 4th Thurs 11am - 2pm

First Presbyterian Food Pantry
204 N. Lewis St., New Iberia, LA 70560
3rd Fri 9:30am - Noon

Kingdom of God
401 Henkle St., Jeanerette, LA 70544
Mon & Tue appt only
Wed-Thurs 1-3pm; Fri-3-5pm

Loreauville Baptist Church
1886 Loreauville Rd., Loreauville, LA 70560
2nd & 4th Wed of month
8:30 - 11:30 am

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Food Bank
418 Julia St., New Iberia, LA 70560
3rd Tuesday 8 - 10 am

Our Lady Of Victory Food Pantry
120 Daigre St., Loreauville, LA 70552
Thursday 9 am - 2pm

Shepherd's Food Pantry
1005 Jane Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
3rd Sat 8am - 11am

Social Service Center New Iberia
432 Bank Avenue, New Iberia, LA 70560
Mon - Thurs 8am - 3pm

Solomon House Brown Bag Epiphany
520 Center St. (Hwy. 14), New Iberia, LA 70560
Tuesdays 7am - 9am

St. Francis Diner
1201 Hopkins Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
Mon - Fri 7 am - 2pm

St. Nicholas Social Justice & Community
3317 Patout Rd., Hwy 673, Jeanerette, LA 70544
3rd Tuesdays 7:30 - 8am

Jefferson Davis

Beauregard Buddy Ball, Inc.
211 W. Doyle Street, Jennings, LA 70546
Thurs 11am - 2pm

Giving Grace Welsh
710 Welsh St., Welsh, LA 70591
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

Jeff Davis Community Against
819 North Church, Jennings, LA 70591
Sun - Sat 24/7

Jefferson Davis Council on Aging
210 South State St., Jennings, LA 70546
2nd Friday 7am - 10am


Acadiana C.A.R.E.S.
809 Martin Luther King Drive, Ste. D Lafayette, LA 70502
Mon - Fri 8am - 4:30pm

Acadiana C.A.R.E.S.
809 Martin Luther King Drive, Ste. D Lafayette, LA 70502
Sun - Sat 24/7 (SHELTER)

Alfa & Omega Church International
605 S. College Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
1st & 3rd Thurs & Fri 9am - 3 pm

Duson Baptist Church Community Hub
8827 Cameron St., Lafayette, LA 70529
3rd Sat. 9am

Faith House, Inc.
1453 West Willow Street, Lafayette, 70509
Sun - Sat; 24/7

First Assembly of God
3555 Verot School Rd, Youngsville, LA 70592
Tues 10am - 1pm

Freedom House
205 6th Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Sun - Sat; 24/7

Gethsemane Church Of God In Christ
317 12th St., Lafayette, LA 70501
Tue & Wed 10:30am - 1pm

Lafayette Association for Retired Citizens
303 New Hope Road, Lafayette, LA 70506
Mon - Fri 11am - 12:30pm

Lafayette Church of Christ
510 Orchid Dr., Lafayette, LA 70506
4th Saturday 9am - Noon

Progressive Community Outreach
125 Gallian St., Lafayette, LA 70501
Mon Wed Fri 10am - 1pm

Salvation Army/Lafayette
212 Sixth Street, Lafayette, LA 70502
SHELTER: Sun - Sat 4pm - 6pm; SOUP KITCHEN 24/7

St. Joseph Diner
403 W. Simcoe Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Sun - Sat 11am - Noon

Tabernacle of Hope Center
925 West Broussard, Lafayette, LA 70509
1st Wed 8am - 11:30am

United Christian Outreach
422 Camel, Lafayette, LA 70501
Mon Tue Wed Fri 10am - 1:30pm

St. Landry

Greater Live Oak Baptist Church
723 Leo Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
4th Thurs 10am - 1pm

Holy Ghost Community Diner
117 N. Walnut Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Mon-Wed 11am-3pm

1411 N. Market St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Mon & Thurs 9am - Noon

Landmark Christian Fellowship
4581 Hwy. 31, Leonville, LA 70551
3rd Sat 9am - Noon

New Life Center - Opelousas
411 E. Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70551
Sun - Sat 24/7 7am - 5pm

St. Martin

Giving Grace - Stevensville
1227 S. Rd., Morgan City, LA 70380
Wed 10am - 4pm

Liberty Heights Giving Grace
6923 Cementry Hwy, St. Martinville, LA 70582
Wed 10am - 2pm no 5th Wed

New Beginning Fellowship Church
240 W Mills Suite 111, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Mon-Wed-Fri 9am - Noon

New Start Center
516 N. Main Street, St. Martinville, LA 70582
Sun-Sat 24/7

Parks Community Support Services
1006 St. Paul St., Parks, LA 70582
3rd Sat 10am - 11:30 am

St. Bernard/St. Francis Food Pantry
610 N Main St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Call on Mon for appt 1-4 pm,
Tuesday 12:30pm - 3:30pm

The Ark of Lafayette St. Martin
1254 Oliver Drive, Arnaudville, LA 70512
Sun-Sat 24/7

St. Mary

Communities United for Change Development
1244 Big Four Corners Road, Jeanerette, LA 70544
3rd Sat 9 - Noon

Little Zion Community Outreach
7814 Hwy 182 Verdunville, Franklin, LA 70538
Mon - Thurs 8am - Noon Fri as needed

New Zorah Baptist Church
604 Julia St., Morgan City, LA 70380
Mon - Fri 9 am -5 pm

Pilgrim Grove Baptist Church
1110 Grace St., Morgan City, LA 70380
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Yahweh Word of Faith
948 Chitimache, Baldwin, LA 70514
Tuesdays 7pm - 8pm


Briggs UMC Food Pantry
710 Huey St., Abbeville, LA 70511
Tues 8am - Noon

St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center
701 Chevis St., Abbeville, LA 70510
Pantry: Mon - Wed 8am - 1pm; Soup Kitchen: Mon - Thurs 8am - 1pm

Vermilion Council On Aging
1928 Graceland, Abbeville, LA 70510
3rd Thurs 1pm

Vermilion Council On Aging
513 Cushing Ave, Kaplan, LA 70548
3rd Tues 1 - 3 pm

Commodities will be given on a first-come, first served basis as part of the normal food package provided by the site. Commodities can only be given to registered applicants.

Contact Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana for eligibility requirements at 504-734-1322 or 337-237-7711.

"In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll free (866)632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339; or (800)845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

About Second Harvest Food Bank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana is celebrating its 30th anniversary of serving the people of south Louisiana by leading the fight against hunger through food distribution, education, advocacy and disaster response. Annually, Second Harvest serves approximately 263,000 people through 253 nonprofit and faith-based agencies across 23 south Louisiana parishes - from the Mississippi border to the Texas state line. In any given week, nearly 42,000 people access emergency food services through Second Harvest Food Bank member agencies.

Second Harvest Food Bank is an affiliated ministry of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans, a member of Feeding America, and a United Way Partner Agency. To learn more or donate food, money or time, please visit Follow us on Twitter at or fan us on Facebook at

Second Harvest Food Bank distributes commodities to eligible, needy families under the Food Bank Program in 23 south Louisiana parishes. Commodities will be given on a first come, first serve basis as a part of the normal food package provided by the site. Commodities can only be given to registered applicants. For a complete listing of member agency locations visit,




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