Residents in need invited to Drive-thru food distribution, June 20
A drive-thru food distribution will be held Saturday, June 20, at Glen Oaks High School, 6650 Cedar Grove Drive, Baton Rouge, beginning at 9 a.m. Boxes of nutritious food will be provided for up to 1,000 families from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Residents in need of a food box for their household are encouraged to arrive early.
The event is intended to support residents who face food insecurity because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is joined by State Senator Regina Barrow, State Representative Edmond Jordan, Metro Councilwoman Erika Green, and East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Representative Dadrius Lanus to co-sponsor the event.