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Bayou Community Foundation is the only charitable foundation solely focused on building and sustaining the communities of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish, and Grand Isle.

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Over 27,000 men, women and children in Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle lack adequate, healthful meals on a daily basis. That’s one in seven residents of the Bayou Region who are considered food insecure, according to statistics shared by Second Harvest Food Bank at the first-ever Bayou Region Summit on Hunger October 8 at the Lafourche Parish Government Complex in Mathews.

Bayou Community Foundation and Second Harvest Food Bank will host the first-ever “Bayou Region Summit on Hunger” on Tuesday, October 8 to increase awareness about food insecurity in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes and Grand Isle, and to strengthen efforts to address hunger in our region.   Participants will include local nonprofits, government agencies, churches and other volunteer groups involved in providing food and other services to the needy in our area.

Over 100 nonprofit representatives attended the Bayou Community Foundation’s 2019 Bayou Region Nonprofit Conference on Friday, August 16, 2019, designed to help local nonprofit staff and Board members strengthen their organizations and the impact that they make on our community.