The Caddo Commission is teaming up with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana to get food to those who need it in Caddo Parish. The drive through food distribution even is set for Saturday, March 27.

There are several locations where residents can pick up the food boxes.

Commission President Lyndon Johnson says

There have been multiple challenges in our community, such as COVID-19 and recent winter storms, that have made it difficult for many of our citizens to stay afloat. We believe that it is important to offer this distribution opportunity to provide some temporary relief to those in the community who may need help with food insecurity and access to food.

The Commission is chipping in $30,000 to pay for the food which is being put together by the folks at the Food Bank.

Here are the sites for this Saturday's events:

Galilee Baptist Church, 1500 Pierre Avenue– 8am

Greenwood Acres Baptist Church, 7480 Greenwood Road – 8am

Highland Center, 520 Olive Street – 9am

Living Word Christian Fellowship, 2835 Hollywood Avenue – 9am

Louisiana State Fairgrounds, 3701 Hudson Street – 8am

Oak Park Elementary School, 4331 Henry Street – 8am

Southern University at Shreveport, 3050 Martin Luther King Drive – 8am

The food boxes are available on a first come, first served basis. Each car will get one box of food for every household, but only 2 boxes are allowed per car.

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