ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The federal program that has offered free meals for decades to school-age children during the summer break is suffering a gradual demise in Rapides Parish because of low participation. Two locations of the 33 in Rapides Parish have been shut down because of low turnout, according... more »
The Acadiana Outreach Center's annual Hunters for the Hungry Food Drive will be held on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th from 10am - 3pm. Local sportsman and their families are encouraged to clean out their freezers and donate any frozen processed game and fish from the 2009 hunting season. Collection sites will... more »
SEATTLE (AP) - Food banks are known for providing a helping hand to those who need it. But these days, those community pantries are getting a helping hand from technology. Food banks are taking advantage of things like databases, bar coding, GPS tracking and automated warehouses as they share their... more »
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Corps of The Salvation Army needs volunteers in the Lafayette, La. area this holiday season for its annual Red Kettle Campaign.
The campaign collects funds to support local charitable services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for... more »
Delhomme Funeral Home and Sts. Leo Seton Catholic School will be joining forces for the month of November to collect food for the needy in Lafayette. Throughout November, people can drop of non-perishable food items at either Lafayette location. Please call Daniel at 235-9449 for more details.
ROME (AP) - Comedian Sarah Silverman has a new proposal for ending world hunger: Sell the Vatican. In a new profanity-laced monologue making the rounds on YouTube in time for U.N. World Food Day on Friday, Silverman suggests that it's time for the pope to "move out of your house... more »