Working-3-hickey-river-trees.jpg
NPR News, Classical and Music of the Delta
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Vote for the Food Bank of NELA and Help Feed Local Senior Citizens

foodbanknela2.jpeg
Sarah Hoffman
/
Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana
Volunteers pack boxes at the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana

The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana been chosen as one of the Top 200 nationwide finalists for the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant program. If the Food Bank makes the Top 40 most voted causes, it will use the $25,000 grant to expand "Smiles Pack" program to provide over 200 more low-income senior citizens with a monthly box of food.

The Food Bank needs the support of the entire community to get the votes it will take to win! Here’s how to vote: click here and vote for The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana. The voting phase is open from 12 a.m. ET on August 15th until August 24th at 11:59 p.m. ET. You can vote up to 10 times per day every day for our cause. Winners will be announced September 25th.
 
More information on the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Senior Program is available here