Farmers to Families Food Box Program

As part of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, the USDA is exercising authority under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to purchase and distribute agricultural products to those in need. Through this program, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is partnering with national, regional and local distributors, whose workforces have been significantly impacted by the closure…

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It Only Takes a Spark

Late Thursday night, while watching the news covering the crisis in Texas related to the freezing temperatures which left millions in the state without electricity and water, I wondered if there was anything we might be able to do to help from our neighboring state of Louisiana. However, because the enormity of the crisis seemed…

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Love Multiplies

  I was out on my route delivering hot meals one evening to people who are food-insecure in Abita Springs, Louisiana. I pulled into the driveway of a gentleman to whom I have been delivering meals since the start of the pandemic in March. As usual, he was sitting on a chair in front of…

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Helping Our Most Vulnerable Neighbors Who Evacuated to New Orleans from Shelters Following Hurricane Laura

  Just Love – Northshore Disciples is currently working with those on the ground coordinating aid to Hurricane Laura evacuees who are staying in hotels in New Orleans. Over 3,000 evacuees are being housed in New Orleans at this time. The hurricane victims were forced to leave shelters to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The…

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