NEW ORLEANS- In partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer will host two food pantries for families and individuals impacted by COVID-19 on Friday, September 18 and Saturday 19. No documentation is required to receive a food pantry box, and walk-ups are welcome. Volunteers are also needed to continue the emergency food distribution sites. If you would like to assist, call (504) 658-1030 between Monday - Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM.
Second Harvest Food Bank is the leading food source provider for food banks across the city, including District C's two weekly food distributions. With additional meals and volunteers from World Central Kitchen and Culture Aid NOLA, the food distribution sites in District C have provided more than 437,502 pounds of food and donated 104,750 meals to residents financially impacted by COVID-19.
Please see below for this week's drive-up food schedule.
Weekly food pantry (drive-up and walk-up):
Friday, September 18
- 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
- Arthur Monday Multi-Purpose Center
- 1111 Newton Street, New Orleans, LA 70114
Saturday, September 19
- 10 AM to 12 PM
- Mahalia Jackson Theatre (Located in Armstrong Park)
- 1419 Basin Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer, District "C"