Honeywell employees deliver Thanksgiving meals to 400 families

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - For the past 20 years, Honeywell employees have been digging into their own pockets to help feed families in need across Baton Rouge.

Dozens of Honeywell workers fanned out across the city Wednesday to deliver the cooked meals to families, shelters and shut-ins.

One worker explained how a project that started over something bad has now grown to help hundreds.

"This started off as a curse fund, where the maintenance guys wanted to give a little party on the weekends and they had a fire and somebody's house burned down, so they took that money and gave it instead to that needy family and from there, it's grown to feeding over 400 families this year," said Kelly Davis with Honeywell Corporation.

Mayor Kip Holden and Police Chief Carl Dabadie also lent a helping hand with the deliveries.

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