Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month is here!  Second Harvest and other food banks around the country are spending this month in an effort to raise awareness of the 49 million people in the United States who struggle with hunger. 

Key Hunger Action Month events taking place in South Louisiana include:

Second Harvest Open House – We would very much like to show you around our New Orleans and Lafayette locations! Please join us for tours of our facilities, while learning more about the opportunities to volunteer and support both. 

Open House tours of our New Orleans-area facility (Harahan office and warehouse:) Saturday, 26 from 10am – Noon. Reserve your spot on the tour by contacting Taylor Bartley at 504-734-1322 or

Open House tours of our Lafayette facility:  Friday, September 25 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.  Reserve your spot on the tour by contacting Mary-Kay Rath at 337-408-2467 or

Cafe NOMA Artful Palate Cooking Demo On Friday, September 18th at 6:30 p.m., Chef Chris Montero of Cafe NOMA and Napoleon House and Chef Michael Brewer from The Sammich will host cooking demonstrations with some creole tailgating traditions. Bring your non-perishable food items to donate, buy raffle tickets for wonderful prizes, and support Second Harvest with sales of Cafe NOMA’s Seasonal Sangria. 

 Reginelli’s Pizzeria Gives Back: Reginelli’s will be hosting a Give Back Night to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. On September 23,  Reginelli’s will donate 10% of sales to our mission from lunch and dinner fundraisers at the Uptown, Lakeview and Elmwood locations.

To learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit

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