Monthly Food Boxes

If you are interested in receiving a Food Box from one of our 27 pantries located throughout the parish, please contact our office for more information. Please call (985) 542-4676 Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday from 8AM until 2PM. Clients are welcomed between 8:30AM until 1:30PM.

You will need the following information in order to qualify for a monthly Food Box:

- Picture ID. We cannot start an application without a picture ID.

If you receive Food Stamps, you must provide:
- Food Stamp award letter
- Electric Bill in your name (Lease or rental receipt in your name)

If you do not receive Food Stamps, you must provide:
- Electric Bill in your name (Lease or rental receipt in your name)
- Proof of Income for EVERYONE that lives in your house.

Emergency Food Boxes

If you have experienced a fire, recent divorce, or other unavoidable tragedy in your life, we provide Emergency Food Boxes to area residents. Please call our offices to explain your situation.

We provide food to youth programs, rehabilitation centers, homeless shelters, and a veterans home.
Hot Meals

We have set up two Hot Meal sites within our parish - both in Amite. These sites distribute hot meals at least once per week. Below is information for each site.

Amite Locations:

Little Bethel Baptist Church
215 West Palmetto Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-8020

Wednesdays, starting around 11:30AM


St. Helena Catholic Church
122 South First Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-5534

Sundays, starting around 6:00PM

In a typical year, we can serve 14,400 children and over 13,000 senior citizens.