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Food Distribution Set for Ouachita Parish Residents in Need of Food

West Monroe, LA – The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana, in partnership with First West Baptist Church, will host a mobile food distribution on Tuesday, November 30 for Ouachita Parish residents in need of food.

According to Feeding America’s 2021 Food Insecurity Projections, one in five people in Northeast Louisiana struggle with food insecurity.

The distribution is open to residents who live in Ouachita Parish and are in need of food. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last.

  • Ouachita Parish Distribution: Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 10:00 a.m., at First West Baptist Church, 311 Mill St., West Monroe  
  • Please Note: Enter Green parking lot from Clayton St. beside library 

Applications to receive food can be found at foodbanknela.org/find-food. Applicants must meet financial guidelines set by the United States Department of Agricultural to receive assistance. Applications to receive food will also be available at the distribution. 

The distributions will be a “drive thru” service with volunteers loading food boxes into the vehicles. Recipients will not be required to get out of their vehicles, and are asked to clear space in their trunk prior to the distribution if possible.

The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana has hosted drive-thru food distributions throughout the 12-parish region they serve since the pandemic began. This is in addition to over 60 regular program and partner agency distributions. For those in need of food who live outside of these distribution parishes, help is also available. Visit foodbanknela.org/find-food or call the Food Bank at 318-322-3567 to find a local food distribution.