PLAQUEMINE, LA (WAFB) - The need to spread some holiday cheer continues in Iberville Parish. Thursday night, hundreds of kids had smiles on their faces as they received gifts from the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office credits members of the community for raising the money to make the giveaway possible. Sheriff Brett Stassi says around 35 businesses helped buy toys for more than 200 kids. He says the kids are happy... and they get something else too.
“Something that they can have not only as a gift, but it can give them exercise and put them outside, and give them some ability to be in the community,” said Stassi.
The sheriff says some of the gifts went home with parents so their children can get their surprises Christmas morning.