Cub Scout Pack 942 will distribute bags to solicit food donations for St. Mark Catholic Church and the St. Theresa of Avila Food Pantry this week in Prairieville neighborhoods.

People wishing to contribute to the annual Scouting for Food drive should fill the provided bags with canned goods or other nonperishable food and place on doorsteps for pickup by 8 a.m. Saturday, a news release said.

Participating neighborhoods include Bon Lieu, Creekside, Lakeway Cove, The Oaks, Jefferson Crossing, Manchac Harbor, Parisian Crossing, Parker Place, Quail Creek, Ronda Place, Shadows of Ascension and Cotton Field Avenue, Woodland Avenue and Sheree Street.

“Scouting for Food” is a national initiative of Boy Scouts of America.

For information about the St. Teresa Food Pantry, visit