A Baton Rouge woman reached out to WAFB’s Action Jackson to share her story. She says she has battled several diseases over the past two decades, one of them limiting her mobility. She now has a chance to get her life back, but says there’s a new obstacle in her way.
The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge held its annual Hunger Walk at the Catholic Charities center Sunday, Nov. 10. Over a hundred people attended the walk which helps to raise money and awareness for families with food shortages.
Residents along St. Croix Avenue near Gardere Lane say they have been fighting for nearly ten years to get an abandoned sugar cane field cleaned up. They say the land has become home to many unwanted guests.
Crazy Dave’s Daiquiri Bar and Grill in Livingston was packed during a fundraiser for Ashlynn Carlock, 6, who is fighting stage four kidney and lung cancer. The fundraiser involved a jambalaya and pastalaya cook-off, vendors, an auction, and a blood drive.