Annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive set for Oct. 7

Posted at 10:57 AM, Sep 24, 2018

The Refinery Mission’s annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive will be held Sunday, October 7 from 10 AM to 3 PM.

People are encouraged to “clean out your freezers” and donate frozen processed game and fish from the 2017 season. Collection sites will be set up throughout Lafayette and other neighboring communities.

All donations are tax deductible and will be used to feed the needy through The Refinery Mission’s shelters and programs.

Last year’s drive was a huge success with collecting more than  8,000 pounds of food which provided 25,000 meals.

2018 Collection Sites Include:
· Lafayette – UL Cajun Field, 2351 Congress St. *Main Drop off Location
· Youngsville – First Assembly of God, 3555 Verot School Rd.
· Broussard – Chop’s Specialty Meats, 1019 Albertson Parkway
· Carencro – MC Taxidermy, 3829 NW Evangeline Thruway
· Opelousas – Giles Nissan Opelousas, 4383 I-49 S. Service Rd.
· Eunice – Eunice Fire Department, 100 Park Avenue
· Abbeville – Ray Chevrolet, 716 W. Summers Dr.