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Food's out for Summer community festival and food drive

1 year 7 months 3 weeks ago April 16, 2015 Apr 16, 2015 Thursday, April 16 2015 April 16, 2015 8:18 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Rebecca Buchanan

BATON ROUGE- Thousands of students in Baton Rouge receive as many as ten free meals a week at school. In the summer months, many low-income families struggle to keep them fed, so the Junior League is calling the community to action.

The Junior League is holding a food drive later on this month to raise money for children whose families may not have enough money to feed their kids during the summer.

"We are looking for non-perishable items like canned goods," said the Junior League's Eileen Thompson. "Anything that's non-perishable, that would be easily transportable for children."

The Food's out for Summer community festival and food drive will be held Saturday, April 25th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the East Baton Rouge Main Library.

Everyone is encouraged to come out and donate whatever you can to help children all across Baton Rouge.

 

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