Mobile Food Pantry helps Opelousas families feed their families _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Mary Ellen Vincent, a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley, volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank after the donation of $50,000 by her company to the food bank on Wednesday afternoon in Lafayette. Morgan Stanley, the financial services corporation, will donate more than $4 million over a period of three years to food banks like Second Harvest as part of their Feeding America campaign.

Second Harvest Food Bank is distributing commodities to eligible, needy families under the Food Bank Program in the following parishes: Acadia, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Vermilion and Washington.

Commodities will be given on a first-come, first served basis as part of the normal food package provided by the site. Commodities can be given only to registered applicants. For eligibility requirements, contact Second Harvest Food Bank at (504) 734-1322.

Jefferson Parish

  • Bridge City Community Center, 301 Third Emmanuel St., Bridge City. Surnames beginning A-L from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Monday of the month. Surnames beginning M-Z from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Monday of the month.
  • Crossroads Louisiana, 1817 Hancock St., Gretna. Breakfast daily from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. Lunch daily at noon. Dinner daily at 5 p.m. Snack at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.

    Crossroads Louisiana, 336 Melbrook Drive, Gretna. Breakfast daily at 7 a.m. Lunch daily at 11 a.m. Dinner daily at 4:30 p.m., Snack at 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m.

    Gretna Community Center, 1700 Monroe St., Gretna. Surnames beginning A-L from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Friday of the month. Surnames beginning M-Z from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Friday of the month.

    Gretna United Methodist Men’s Group, 1309 Whitney Ave., Gretna. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the first Saturday of the month.

    Harvey Community Center, 1501 Estalote Ave., Harvey. Surnames beginning A-M from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month. Surnames beginning N-Z from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.

    Hazel Hurst Community Center, 1121 S. Causeway Blvd., Jefferson. Surnames beginning A-L from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month. Surnames beginning M-Z from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month.

    Independent Living Skills, 1430 Claire Ave., Gretna. From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 700 Maple Ave., Harvey. From 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Thursdays.

    James C. Simmons Community Center, 4008 U.S. 90, Avondale. Surnames beginning A-L from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the second Monday of the month. Surnames beginning M-Z from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month.

    Jefferson Presbyterian Church, 4450 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

    Kenner Food Bank, 315 Worth St., Kenner. From 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

    Lovetouch Ministries, 2025 Whitney Ave., Gretna. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Marrero Community Center, 1861 Ames Blvd., Marrero. Surnames beginning A-L from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. Surnames beginning M-Z from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month.

    Metropolitan Center for Women & Children, P.O. Box 10775, Jefferson. Daily, 24/7.

    New Covenant Faith Ministries, 2324 Old Compton Road, Apt. C, Harvey. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    New Life Fellowship Church, 301 Westbank Expressway, Westwego. Surnames beginning A-M from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month. Surnames beginning N-Z from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

    O.L.P.H. Catholic Food Ministry, 2008 Short St., Kenner. From 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays.

    Our Lady of Divine Providence, 1000 N. Starrett Road, Metairie. From 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    Responsibility House/Residential, 136 Hamilton Road, Gretna. Breakfast at 7 a.m., lunch at noon, dinner at 5:30 p.m. and snack from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

    St. Clement of Rome, 4317 Richland Ave., Metairie. From 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month.

    St. Edward The Confessor, 4921 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie. From 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of the month.

    St. Jerome Church Food Pantry, 2402 33rd St., Kenner. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

    St. Joseph The Worker Foodbank, 455 Ames Blvd., Marrero. By appointment from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

    The Salvation Army — ARC, 200 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. Breakfast lunch, dinner and snack daily.

    Watson Community Center, 1300 Myrtle, Metairie. Surnames beginning A-M from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. Surnames beginning N-Z from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

    Westbank Friendship Club, 2051 Eighth St., Harvey. Lunch at 11 a.m. Monday through Friday.

    Westpoint Church, 664 Behrman Highway. Noon to 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.

    Woman to Woman Rescue Center, 355 Sala Ave., Westwego. 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.

Orleans Parish

  • Bethel Colony South Transformation Ministry, 4114 Old Gentilly Road. Breakfast at 6 a.m., lunch at noon, dinner at 6 p.m. and snack at 10 a.m and 2 p.m. daily.
  • Bethel Colony Women at the Well. Daily, 24/7.
  • Bridge House, 1160 Camp St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 6:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45 a.m., dinner at 5 p.m. and snack at 7 p.m. daily.
  • Bridge House, 4150 Earhart Blvd., New Orleans. Breakfast at 6:15 a.m., lunch at 11:45 a.m., dinner at 4:20 p.m. and snack at 9 p.m. daily.
  • Broadmoor Food Pantry at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 2021 S. Dupre St., New Orleans. From 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
  • CCANO — Health Guardians, 1424 Dante St., New Orleans. From noon to 2 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month.
  • Central City Christian Fellowship, 2138 Fourth St., New Orleans. Noon to 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month.
  • Cosmopolitan Evangelist Baptist Church, 1929 Bienville St., New Orleans. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays.
  • Crossroads Louisiana, 3209 State Street Drive, New Orleans. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. and snack at 2:30 p.m. daily.
  • Crossroads Louisiana, 4700 MacArthur Blvd., New Orleans. Breakfast at 7 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., dinner at 5 p.m. and snacks at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. daily.
  • Crossroads Louisiana, 733 Nunez, New Orleans. Breakfast at 7 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., dinner at 4:30 p.m. and snacks at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily.
  • Crossroads Louisiana, 1622 Toledano St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 6:30 p.m., lunch at 11 a.m., dinner at 4:30 p.m. and snacks at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily.
  • Cummings-Wilson AME Church, 11001 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans. From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month and from 9 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month.
  • District 1 Prince Hall Mason Food Pantry, 709 N. Robertson St., New Orleans. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.
  • First Evangelist Housing Corp., 2826 Martin Luther King Blvd., New Orleans. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.
  • Food For Life New Orleans, 2926 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. From 7:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Sunday and from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Franklin Ave Baptist Church, 2515 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. From 8 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month.
  • GNO Teen Challenge, 1905 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Breakfast at 6 a.m., lunch at noon and dinner at 5:30 p.m. daily.
  • Grace House, 1401 Delachaise St., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.
  • Grace Outreach Center, 2533 LaSalle St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 6 a.m., lunch at noon, dinner at 6 p.m. and snack at 8 p.m. daily.
  • Holy Faith Temple Baptist Church, 1325 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Soup kitchen from noon to 2 p.m. Thursdays.
  • Home Again, 1409 Nunez St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 6:30 a.m., lunch at noon and dinner at 5 p.m. daily.
  • Hope House, 916 St. Andrew St., New Orleans. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays. From 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
  • HOPE the Food Pantry of New Orleans, 13150 A I-10 Service Road. Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Soup kitchen from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
  • House of Faith Church of God in Christ, 2229 Allen St. From 9 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month.
  • Iglesia Bautista Getsemani, 5834 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans. From 8:30 a.m. to noon on the second and last Saturdays of the month.
  • Kingsley House Adult Services, 1600 Constance St., New Orleans. From 10 a.m. to noon on the third Thursday and the third Friday of the month.
  • Leona Tate Foundation for Change, 2747 Robert E. Lee Blvd., New Orleans. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
  • Lift Up My Name Higher, 1423 Pauline St., New Orleans. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.
  • Living Witness Ministry, 1528 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Breakfast at 7 a.m., lunch at noon and dinner at 5 p.m. daily.
  • Love in Action Outreach, 4607 Downman Road, New Orleans. By appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
  • Love Outreach Christian Center, 501 Opelousas St., New Orleans. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month.
  • Lower Algiers Senior Center, 6400 Gen. Meyer Ave., New Orleans. From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Magnolia Villa, 1801 Magnolia St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 7 a.m., lunch at noon and dinner at 5 p.m. daily.

    Marrero Commons, 3416 Earhart Blvd. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.

    Mary’s Song, 134 N. Broad St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 8:30 a.m., lunch at 1 p.m., dinner at 8:30 p.m. and snacks at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily.

    Mercy Endeavors/Seniors Activity Center, 1017 St. Andrew St., New Orleans. 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

    New Orleans Mission, 1130 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    NO AIDS Task Force (FFF), 2601 Tulane Ave, Suite 500, New Orleans. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    NOAH’s Ark Missionary Baptist Church, 2840 S. Saratoga St., New Orleans. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Ozanam Inn, 843 Camp St., New Orleans. Public meals daily at 6 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

    Project Lazarus, 2824 Dauphine St., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    Second Baptist Church 6th District, 4218 Laurel St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and lunch at noon Monday through Thursday. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Friday.

    Shelter Resources, Inc. dba Belle Reve New Orleans, 3029 Royal St., New Orleans. Breakfast at 7 a.m., lunch at 1 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and snacks at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. daily.

    Shiloh Christian Fellowship, 2441 N. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. Noon to 2 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month.

    St. Joseph Church Lantern Light, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays.

    St. Jude Community Center, 400 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. The pantry is open from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday. The soup kitchen operates from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    St. Paul Church of God In Christ, 1020 Forstall St., New Orleans. From 8 a.m. to noon on the third Wednesday of the month.

    St. Peter Claver Church, 1839 N. Roman St., New Orleans. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

    TCA — Hollygrove/Gert Town, 4518 Thalia St., New Orleans. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

    TCA – Olive Branch Baptist Church, 1140 Odeon St. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month.

    The Renaissance Project, 1301 Simon Bolivar Blvd., New Orleans. 8:30 a.m. to noon on the third Friday of the month.

    The Renaissance Project, 1400 Semmes St., New Orleans. From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month.

    The Salvation Army, 4500 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    United Churches of Algiers, 1111 Newton St., New Orleans. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

    VOA — Constance Community Home, 5005 Constance St., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    VOA — Gayoso Community Home 209 S. Gayoso St., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    VOA — Iberville Community Home, 4174 Iberville St., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    VOA — Olympia Home, 118 S. Olympia St., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    VOA — Craft Community Home, 311 Vallette St., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

    Volunteers of America GNO, 1002 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. Daily, 24/7.

Plaquemines Parish

  • Greater Macedonia Baptist Church, 27796 La. 23, Port Sulphur. From 4 p.m to 6 p.m. Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays.
  • Pilgrim Rest Community Development Center, 33801 Highway 11, Empire. from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays.

    Plaquemines Parish Community Action, 479 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse. Emergency aid is available from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

St. Bernard Parish

  • Community Center of St. Bernard, 1111 LeBeau, Arabi. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • First Baptist Church Community Food Pantry, 305 E. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays.

    St. Bernard Battered Women. Daily, 24/7.

    St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2805 Bayou Road, St. Bernard. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month.

St. Charles Parish

  • Antioch Baptist Church, 16461 Old Spanish Trail, Des Allemands. 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.
  • St. Charles Parish Department of Community Service, 14564 River Road, New Sarpy. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of the month.

    St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Wednesday, and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month.

    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 15504 U.S. 90, Paradis. 8 a.m. to noon on the third Wednesday of the month.

St. John the Baptist Parish

  • Greater New Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, 111 NW 13th St., Reserve. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays and Fridays of the month.
  • Harvest Time Christian Center Church, 1295 La. 18 (River Road), Edgard. 9 a.m. to noon on the fourth Saturday of the month.
  • St. John Community Action Agency, 128 Central Ave., Reserve. June 24, 25, 26; Aug. 19, 20, 21; Oct. 21, 22, 23; Dec. 16, 17, 18.