Hand It On

  HAND IT ON: Ascension Parish Christmas Crusade

Christmas trees and decorations are already on display at many stores. It seems like that happens earlier and earlier each year. One thing that can never happen too early is the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Christmas Crusade, which started this week.

  HAND IT ON: 1031 Consortium

This year, Lois Stuckey reached out to a non-profit organization called 1031 Consortium for some suggestions on how to improve Halloween in her neighborhood.

HAND IT ON: Saving animals during disasters

Jeannie Mintz created the non-profit group, Saving Animals During Disasters, after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. Now, she and her group is helping to rescue animals who were left stranded as a result of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas.

HAND IT ON: Daniel Wilson

We always like it when we can highlight random acts of kindness in our community and it was the kindness of a total stranger that led to this Hand It On.

HAND IT ON: Little girl wants donations to police in lieu of birthday gifts

A 7-year-old's birthday party is filled with balloons, cake, and lots of presents ... right? Not in the case of Adaire Hargroder. Nope! She wanted to be the one to GIVE the presents at her own party, not receive them.

HAND IT ON: Uniforms for Kids

WAFB begins its 21st year in a row supporting St. Vincent de Paul's Uniforms for Kids drive this week. The CEO and president of St. Vincent de Paul, Michael Acaldo, explains why this drive is so important, not only for parents, but for a child's self esteem.

HAND IT ON: Woman runs adult daycare with much of her own money

Mary White is a professional nurse and has been for all of her adult life. Most of her work has been in nursing homes caring for the elderly.

Hand It On: Baton Rouge Food Bank Volunteers

Earlier this week, we introduced you to a group of Baton Rouge Food Bank volunteers called the "Wednesday Warriors" and let's just say they managed to catch the attention of a lot of folks, including our Hand It On team.

HAND IT ON: Camp United

There are two particular ladies who are making things happen in Baton Rouge, specifically in the Gardere area. And specifically with young girls.

HAND IT ON: Good Samaritan Travis Catron

He's only been in Baton Rouge for two months and he's already been a blessing for at least one person. Travis Catron just moved here from Memphis and was establishing his new banking account at Region's Bank.

Hand It On: Hattie B. Johnson

When Bertha Arrington told me all the things Ms. Hattie B. Johnson was involved in, I became immediately exhausted!