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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Thanksgiving holiday season isn't looking good for charities in the Baton Rouge
demand or need is high, but charity officials report the supply is low.
Denise Terrence runs the kitchen at St. Vincent DePaul and keeps
tabs on their supplies.
"God has been good to us," Terrence says. "So we want to make
sure that our goodness is spread through everybody else."
Terrence says they have all the turkeys needed for Thanksgiving,
but the fixings to go with them are a different story.
When asked what they need Denise says a bunch of things.
"Corn bread stuffing mix, corn bread mix, yams, green beans-
everything you would have at your Thanksgiving table is what we need to make
sure that everybody is blessed here at St. Vincent DePaul," Terrence said.
The head of the charity Michael Acaldo says the need gets bigger
"Something we can all be thankful for as a community because
we are coming together to respond to this growing need in our area,"
"It's truly fulfilling, just an inspiration of warmness when
you know that you have done the best you can do," said Terrance.
"So many people have been most appreciative of what we've