The Refinery Mission will hold their annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive on Sunday, September 15 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Local sportsmen and their families are encouraged to clean out their freezers to donate frozen, processed game and fish from the 2018 season.
The following sites in Acadiana will be set up to collect frozen game and fish:
- LAFAYETTE – UL CAJUN FIELD 2351 W. CONGRESS ST. MAIN DROP SITE
- OPELOUSAS – GILES NISSAN 4383 1-49 SERVICE ROAD
- YOUNGSVILLE – FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD 3555 VEROT SCHOOL RD.
- BROUSSARD – CHOPS SPECIALTY MEATS 1019 ALBERTSON PARKWAY
- EUNICE – EUNICE FIRE STATION 100 PARK AVE.
- NEW IBERIA – COMMUNITY FIRST BANK 1101 E. ADMIRAL DOYLE DR.
- ABBEVILLE – RAY CHEVROLET 716 W. SUMMERS DR.
- CARENCRO – MC TAXIDERMY 3829 NW EVANGELINE THRUWAY
Donations are tax deductible and will go towards the center's mission to feed and assist members of the community who are most in need.
Last year, more than 8,000 pounds of food was donated. Around 25,000 meals were provided to the impoverished and homeless in the greater Lafayette community.
For more information on the food drive visit, www.cleanoutyourfreezer.com