Adding to the problem of slow summer donations experienced by the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, employees came to work Monday to find windshields on two of the agency’s seven trucks smashed in by large rocks.

After seeing the story, Absolute Autoglass owner Jeff Craddock decided to to help out.

Craddock donated the two windshields and installed them himself on Tuesday, get the trucks rolling in the 11-parish area served by the Food Bank.

A number of locals employers have also responded with food drives at their businesses, said Mike Manning, President and CEO of the Food Bank.

One of the best ways for the public to help out is with monetary donations, Manning said, because the Food Bank is able to purchase more food than an individual can for a dollar, since the Food Bank buys at wholesale rates.

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