Acadiana bureau report
July 29, 2012
LAFAYETTE — Second Harvest Food Bank is distributing U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities to eligible, needy families in the Acadiana region. Location and hours of operation for each Second Harvest Food Bank member agencies are:
RAYNE: Abundant Life Just Cares, 400 Gossen Memorial Drive, first Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
IOTA: Christian Service Center of Iota, 422 Kennedy Drive, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
CROWLEY: Crowley Christian Care Center, 726 West Seventh St., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon; New Beginning’s Primitive Baptist, 411 South Eastern Ave., first Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
BASILE: First Baptist Church Of Basile, 3001 E. Schambers St., Thursday 8 a.m. to noon
VILLE PLATTE: New Life Assembly of God, 2394 East Main St., Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MAMOU: Safe Harbor Christian Outreach, 200 6th St., Last Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
JEANERETTE: First Good Hope Baptist, 415 Lewis St., second Tuesday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and fourth Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Kingdom of God, 401 Henkle St., Monday and Tuesday by appointment only, Wednesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; St. Nicholas Social Justice & Community, 3317 Patout Road., Hwy 673, third Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.; Communities United for Change Development, 1244 Big Four Corners Road, third Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon
NEW IBERIA: First Presbyterian Food Pantry, 204 N. Lewis St., third Friday, 9:30 a.m. to noon; Mount Calvary Baptist Church Food Bank, 418 Julia St., third Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Solomon House Brown Bag Epiphany, 520 Center St., (Hwy. 14), Tuesdays 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.; We Women Working Willingly, Inc., 1037 Lady of the Lake Road, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shepherd’s Food Pantry, 1005 Jane St., third Saturday 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Social Service Center New Iberia, 432 Bank Ave., Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; We Women Working Willingly, Inc., 2602 Brenda Drive, second and fourth Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LOREAUVILLE: Loreauville Baptist Church, 1886 Loreauville Road, second and fourth Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Our Lady Of Victory Food Pantry, 120 Daigre St., Loreauville, Thursday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LAFAYETTE: Acadiana C.A.R.E.S., 809 Martin Luther King Drive, Suite D, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Alfa & Omega Church International, 605 S. College Road, first and third Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Duson Baptist Church Community Hub, 8827 Cameron St., third Saturday, 9 a.m.; Gethsemane Church Of God In Christ, 317 12th St., Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Lafayette Church of Christ, 510 Orchid Drive, fourth Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon; Progressive Community Outreach, 125 Gallian St., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tabernacle of Hope Center, 925 West Broussard Road, first Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. United Christian Outreach, 422 Camel, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
YOUNGSVILLE: First Assembly of God, 3555 Verot School Road, Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
ST. LANDRY PARISH
OPELOUSAS: Greater Live Oak Baptist Church, 723 Leo St., fourth Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; I.C.O.N.S., 1411 N. Market St., Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon; Northside Church of Christ, 9026 La. 182, fourth Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LEONVILLE: Landmark Christian Fellowship, 4581 Hwy. 31, third Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon
ST. MARTIN PARISH
ST. MARTINVILLE: Liberty Heights Giving Grace, 6923 Cemetery Hwy., Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., not on fourth Wednesday
BREAUX BRIDGE: New Beginning Fellowship Church, 240 W. Mills, Suite 111, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to noon; St. Bernard/St. Francis Food Pantry, 610 N Main St., call on Mondays for appointments between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Tuesdays between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
PARKS: Parks Community Support Services, 1006 St. Paul St., third Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
ST. MARY PARISH
st. mary parish: Giving Grace Stephensville, 1227 South Road, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
verdunville: Little Zion Community Outreach, 7814 La. 182, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to noon; Friday as needed
MORGAN CITY: New Zorah Baptist Church, 604 Julia St., Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pilgrim Grove Baptist Church, 1110 Grace St., Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
BALDWIN: Yahweh Word of Faith, 948 Chitimache, Baldwin, Tuesdays 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
ABBEVILLE: Briggs UMC Food Pantry, 710 Huey St., Tuesdays 8 a.m. to noon; St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center, 701 Chevis St., Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Vermilion Council On Aging, 1928 Graceland, third Thursday at 1 p.m.
KAPLAN: Vermilion Council On Aging, 513 Cushing Ave., third Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.