UPDATE: 8:00 P.M.: Thanks to your generosity, this year’s food drive was a huge success. We are most grateful for all who participated. 

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — The KLFY FoodNet Food for Families Drive is back. Today, Dec. 6, KLFY-TV and Catholic Charities of Acadiana will be collecting nonperishable food donations. We are looking forward to donations from smaller groups and communities that will make a big difference for local families in need.

If you would like to give a monetary donation, click here.

You can also Text to Give a donation. Text FOODNET to 337-450-4400.

Catholic Charities says they need items like boxed crackers, canned tuna, canned salmon or canned chicken, dried beans, lentils peas, canned beans, chili, peanut butter, jelly, canned soup/stew, instant oatmeal, pasta/spaghetti sauce, canned fruit, canned vegetables and granola bars.

There will be locations across Acadiana accepting donations on Dec. 6. The full list of donation sites is listed below:

  • Lafayette: Cajundome Convention Center, 5:30 a.m. -6 p.m.
  • Abbeville: Super1 Foods, 8 a.m. -6 p.m.
  • Baldwin: Sacred Heart Church/ LeGros Hall, 7 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Basile: First Baptist Church, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Breaux Bridge, 300 Veteran Dr., 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Carencro: Carencro Community Center, 6 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Centerville: St. Joseph Catholic Church, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Crowley: Crowley Christian Care Center, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Eunice: Eunice Food Bank, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Franklin: Church of the Assumption, 7 a.m.-5p.m.
  • Jeanerette: First Church of God in Christ, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Jennings: Jefferson Davis Council on Aging, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Kaplan: Knights of Columbus Hall, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Loreauville: Our Lady of Victory Food Panty, 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Mamou: St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Morgan City: St. Mary Outreach, Inc., 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • New Iberia: Sugar Cane Festival Building, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Opelousas: Super1 Food, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Pine Prairie: St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • St. Martinville: Notre Dame Catholic Church, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Ville Platte: Northside Civic Center/ Pavillion Building: 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Youngsville: First Assembly of God, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.