NWLA Food Bank opens two new mobile children’s meal sites in Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana announced Friday that they will be adding two new “to-go” style lunch meals for children 18-years-old or younger in Shreveport.

According to NWLA Food Bank, the children’s to-go lunch meals will be served via mobile on Monday, July 13 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Columbia Park and Noel Methodist Church.

Children age 18 and under may receive meals through SFSP. A person 19 years of age and over who has a mental or physical disability (as determined by a State or local educational agency) and who participates during the school year in a public or private non- profit school program (established for the mentally or physically disabled) is also eligible to receive meals.

“So we currently have about 10 or 11 site changes throughout the summer, but we’ve added two new sites that are a new model for the food bank,” said Executive Director Martha Marak, “We’re actually distributing food meals for children from a van. So we’re a mobile site that we can travel.”

Shreveport New Sites:

  • Food Bank Mobile Van
    Columbia Park Parking lot
    2900 Creswell Ave
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    Monday – Friday
    11:15 a.m. – noon
    July 13- August 7
  • Food Bank Mobile Van
    Parking Lot Noel Methodist Church
    Corner of Highland and Herndon Ave
    520 Herndon Ave
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    Monday- Friday
    12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    July 13 – August 7

Existing Site:

  • Shreveport:
    Christ UMC
    1204 Crabapple Drive
    Shreveport LA, 71118
    Mon., Wed., Friday
    11 am- 1 pm, Ends August 7
  • Mansfield:
    Hope Church
    210 Monroe Street
    Mansfield, LA 71052
    Monday and Friday
    11 am- 1 pm, Closed July 13, ends July 31
  • Minden:
    Joe Leblanc
    814 Constable Street
    Minden LA, 71055
    Tuesday and Friday
    11 am-1 pm, Ends August 7
  • Bossier City:
    First Bossier
    2810 East Texas Avenue
    Bossier, LA 71111
    Tuesday and Thursday
    11 am- 1 pm, Ends June 2- July 31
  • Bellaire Baptist
    4330 Panther Drive
    Bossier, LA 71112
    Tuesday and Thursday
    11 am- 1 pm, June 2- July 31
  • N Point Church
    4204 Airline Drive
    Bossier, LA 71111
    11 am- 1 pm, Monday and Wednesday
    June 1- July 31
  • Stonewall Baptist
    807 Eatman Street
    Bossier, LA 71111
    11 am- 1 pm, Ends July 31

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