Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has been serving seniors with Food for Seniors for over 35 years. Food for Seniors provides monthly nutritional food boxes to seniors who are 60 years old or older and meet Federal Income Guidelines.
Catholic Charities Food for Seniors is the sole agency of Louisiana’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) which works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.
The Food for Seniors program also educates clients about good nutrition by providing nutritional information that includes easy to make recipes using commodity foods, caloric intake, how to stretch food dollars and eat a healthy diet.
According to “The State of Hunger in America 2020,” Louisiana has the 4th highest rate of senior food insecurity in the entire country. One in seven seniors in Louisiana are food insecure. (Food Bank Louisiana). Food for Seniors can provide relief to seniors who are food insecure.
To see if you qualify for Food for Seniors, call1-866-2210 or visit www.ccano.org/food-for-families-seniors/.
For information on Food box distributions and pickup, visit @FoodforSeniorsLouisiana on Facebook.