Recharging Stations, Drive-up Community Feeding sites open in BR

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Three Community Recharge Stations and Drive-up Community Feeding sites have been announced by the mayor’s office.

Community Recharge Stations:

Each site has air conditioning, WiFi, stations for recharging electronic devices, and food & water while supplies last. Everyone is asked to wear a mask. More Community Recharge Stations could open as community centers regain power.

MLK Community Center in partnership with Councilman Lamont Cole

  • 4000 Gus Young Ave.
  • Open Noon-6pm
  • Lunch 1:30pm
  • Dinner 5:30pm

Leo S Butler Community Center in partnership with Councilwoman Carolyn Coleman

  • 950 E Washington St.
  • Open 8am-6pm
  • Breakfast 10am
  • Lunch 1:30pm
  • Dinner 5:30pm

Jewel J Newman Community Center in partnership with Councilwoman Chauna Banks

  • 2013 Central Rd.
  • Open Noon-6pm
  • Lunch 1:30pm
  • Dinner 5:30pm

The three recharging locations listed above are open from Thursday, September 2 to Saturday, September 4.

Drive-Up Community Feeding sites for Thursday, September 2:

Metro Council District 6 Office, Councilman Cleve Dunn

  • 9048 Airline Highway
  • Breakfast 8am-9am

Paula G Manship YMCA in partnership with Councilwoman Laurie Adams, the Salvation Army and Together Baton Rouge

  • 8100 YMCA Plaza Dr
  • Lunch 1:30pm
  • Dinner 5:30pm

Drive-Up Community Feeding site for Friday, September 3:

Woodlawn Baptist Church in partnership with Councilman Dwight Hudson and the Salvation Army

  • 5805 Jones Creek Rd
  • Lunch 1:30pm
  • Dinner 5:30pm

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