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Hunger Action Month (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-09-09

Duration: 00:05:20

Subjects: Jindal, Supriya | Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank | Hunger | Gardening


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Godoy, Al Photographer
  • Fontenot, Jodie Photographer
  • Jindal, Supriya Interviewee
  • McKay, Kenissa Interviewee
  • Swenson, Erin Interviewee
  • Bourgeois, Mike Interviewee


This segment from the September 9, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Donna LaFleur’s report on Hunger Action Month. She interviews: First Lady Supriya Jindal on the ways that people can help their local food banks; Kenissa McKay and Erin Swenson of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank on the work of the food bank, the importance of donations and the issue of food insecurity; and Mike Bourgeois, a volunteer gardener, on how to donate food from your own garden. Host: Charlie Whinham