BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this week with our family and friends, we'd like to take a moment to say thank you for the generosity this community has always shown. Time and time again when asked, the Baton Rouge area responds.
One example of this is last May when a deadly tornado ripped through the town of Moore, OK. WAFB launched 'Operation Oklahoma' and viewers donated two 18-wheelers filled with supplies. That very same month, your kindness was evident again as we raised nearly $1 million in our 'Driving the Future' campaign for Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital. Some of you even took the plunge in icy waters to benefit Special Olympics and some 13,000 adults and children in our state with disabilities.
We're fortunate to live in a community that is so caring. From our family to yours, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving.