Food for Fines Totals

In the month of December, we ran the Food for Fines program at all of our library branches, where for each item of food donated to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, a dollar was deducted from the patron’s library fines. Thanks to everyone who participated.

The grand total from this year’s Food for Fines food drive is 18,114 pounds, which is equivalent to 15,095 meals! Below is the breakdown per branch:

· Baker: 1,416 pounds

· Bluebonnet: 1,776 pounds

· Carver: 572 pounds

· Central: 1,104 pounds

· Delmont Gardens: 1,123 pounds

· Eden Park: 987 pounds

· Fairwood: 488 pounds

· Greenwell Springs: 1,112 pounds

· Jones Creek: 1,798 pounds

· Main Library: 3,306 pounds

· Pride-Chaneyville: 626 pounds

· River Center: 183 pounds

· Scotlandville: 1,368 pounds

· Zachary: 2,255 pounds

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

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