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SU students help out at community food distribution - 4/13/2013 -

Southern University Baton Rouge students volunteered to help local organization Together Baton Rouge's effort Saturday, April 13, 2013,  to assist the Scotlandville Food Pantry package and present food to needy families in the area.

SU students, partnered with several other volunteer groups, to help get fruits, vegetables and other food ready for distribution at St. Michael Episcopal Church on 77th Ave., near the SUcampus. Organizers said 1,700 pounds of food was distributed to about 700 people that day. Ja'el Gordon, SUBR coordinator of student organizations, managed the campus effort.

Another group of volunteers is needed the next food giveaway on April 27, 2013. Gordon at for more information

Click here for photo gallery (SUBR Facebook).

-Photos Edward Pratt, SUBR director of media relations


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