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Hunger in West Carroll Parish

Hunger in West Carroll Parish

Local Food Insecurity Rates


Overall Food Insecurity Rate


Child Food Insecurity Rate

Food Bank Impact FY23

191,063 lbs

of food provided to families in need in West Carroll Parish

670 individuals

Served each month, including 138 children and 201 seniors

Our Hunger Relief Network

The Food Bank has multiple food assistance programs in this parish:

  • Senior Program
  • Community Partners – 2
  • Disaster Relief

Your Support Helps Feed Families in West Carroll Parish

West Carroll Parish - Kevin & Renee

Kevin and Renee drove an hour from West Carroll Parish to the Food Bank in Monroe to get help for their family of five.

Kevin is a heavy equipment operator, and his hours have been cut in half. Renee had just started classes to pursue a career in nursing when the pandemic began, and has been able to continue her education online.

“It’s been hard on the kids being out of school; it’s not like summer vacation where we can go places. It’s hard to keep them fed too,” said Renee. “It’s awesome that people are coming together during this time of need.”

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