Free Food Resources
What to expect in the Big Red Box Food Pantries
All of Gladewaves Big Red Box Food Pantries are barrier free. You can walk up 24/7 to access food. Bring a grocery bag to fill up. Take what you need, give what you can!
Culture Aid- No barrier, no stigma aid including fresh groceries and hurricane supplies- www.cultureaidnola.org
Second Harvest- The largest charitable anti-hunger network in South Louisiana- https://no-hunger.org
Giving Hope Nola- charitable non-profit organization housed and supported by Premier Automotive that provides food, clothing, shelter, fellowship, and freedom- https://www.toyotaofneworleans.com/givinghope-nola
Sankofa Fresh Food Pantry- Food and meal assistance programs to those in need- sankofanola.org
Catholic Charities- Help to the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, including but not limited to food assistance, home assistance, immigration services, and workforce development- ccano.org
DePaul Community Health Center- Drive through food pantry on the second Friday of each month at the Carrollton warehouse, 3201 Short Street, New Orleans, from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM. Barrier free. They offer a variety of other low cost services.
Total Community Action- Food pantry and energy assistance-
Algiers Point Free Lil Pantry- 24/7 barrier free food pantry- algierspointlilfreepantry.com-
The 7th Ward Triangle- 24/7 barrier free food pantry- Follow The 7th Ward Triangle group on Facebook
Common Ground Relief- Barrier free food pantry in the Lower 9th Ward, 1804 Deslonde Street, New Orleans, LA, and is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
New Orleans Community Fridges- 24/7 barrier free fridges throughout the New Orleans area- nolacommunityfridges.org
Southern Solidarity- Mobile street team that delivers food and services daily downtown from 5:30-9 pm every day- southernsolidarity.org
Lantern Light Ministries- offers a variety of assistance, included but not limited to ID assistance, prescription assistance, emergency assistance, SNAP, and case management services. Lunch is served M-F from 12-1:30 pm- lanternlight.org
Budget Conscious Recipe Websites
Budget Bytes- Cheap Recipes that price out every ingredient- https://www.budgetbytes.com/
The 99 Cent Chef- a cooking blog with practical home cooking, make by a chef- http://the99centchef.blogspot.com/
Broke Ass Gourmet- eating well on a budget, and practical kitchen tips-
Leanne Browne- the author of Eat Well on $4/day, Good and Cheap, with multiple cookbooks, recipes, and tips online- https://www.leannebrown.com/
Honey Browser Extension- an add-on to your browser that automatically searches for coupons and promo codes- https://www.joinhoney.com/
Flipp App- App and website that allows you to search for grocery deals and coupons by zip code https://flipp.com/home