It’s a different kind of drive thru. Instead of pulling up and ordering your food, you’re driving it up and dropping it off.
The 29th annual Food for Families Food Drive kicked off on Tuesday, December 8th, long before the sun came up. With twenty-one locations all hoping to make a difference.
Drop off locations in Crowley and Opelousas stayed busy throughout the day accepting non-perishable items that will stock local pantries to help feed families in need.
In Loureauville, High school student worked together to donate over 900 pounds of food. At the end of the day, the town reached over three-thousand pounds.
33 percent of the Kaplan population is in poverty. This year they received double the donations from last year.
In New Iberia after hours of working as a community, six church’s all combined together to collect nearly thirteen thousand lbs of food.
The Cajundome was the final drop-off location to close out the 2015 food drive. With the help of the community, all the volunteers and all those who came out to donate.
The 29th food net drive was a success.