Food Pantry Provides to 169 Families

Catholic Charities’ Food Pantry operates Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and operates rain or shine! The Food Pantry is located at 2505 Maine Avenue, Metairie, LA 70003. 

Anyone can visit the food pantry.  Clients receive a bag full of non-perishable food items. 

However, clients can only visit the food pantry once every two weeks. 

In four weeks of operation, the Food Pantry has given out $15,110 worth of food and baby items ($13,860 of food) to 131 families, 22 of whom have returned a second time. 

$2,280 of the food was given to the Hispanic Apostolate to distribute to approximately 38 families for a grand total of 169 families served!

The Food Pantry has served clients for Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Bernard, St. Landry, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes. 

The Pantry also received a contribution from the Alumni Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for World Refugee Day on June 20, 2020. 

The operation of the Food Pantry has been possible through the support of Hancock Whitney!