The Nubian Kruzers United Motorcycle Club, the NKU Foundation, and United States Marine Corps are holding a toy drive this holiday season to benefit kids in Baton Rouge. The organizations are asking members of the community to donate new, unwrapped gifts/toys for girls and boys ages birth to 16.
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is all set to open its annual holiday lights display event, ZooLights. The festive trail through the zoo features more than 50 light displays of animals and traditional holiday icons.
The heartwarming friendship between a grandmother and the stranger she accidentally invited to Thanksgiving dinner three years ago has stood the test of time: They are still sharing the holiday together to this day.
The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge is set to host its Thanksgiving Community Outreach Dinner Wednesday, Nov. 27, at which about 3,000 meals will be served in Ascension Parish, as well as multiple locations in East Baton Rouge Parish.
The 18th annual Kid’s Christmas event is scheduled for Saturday, December 15, and located at the West Feliciana Middle School gym, according to a Monday media release from the West Feliciana Parish. The event starts at 10 a.m.
A collection of over 50 of Holly Clegg’s favorite recipes gathered during her time in hospice is being released in a digital cookbook. Proceeds from the cookbook will be donated to Clegg’s Gastric Research Cancer Fund at MD Anderson.
Cannabis for Warriors achieved a milestone by raising enough money to fund six disabled veterans to receive medical cannabis treatment for a year. Disabled Air Force veteran Katherine Hymel says it's made a major difference in her life.
The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has partnered with Baton Rouge Coca-Cola, Associated Grocers, WAFB Channel 9 and iHeart Radio to collect food and monetary donations from now until the end of the year!
As it finally begins to look and feel like fall outside, members of the Baton Rouge community are stepping up to help others. The address to drop off coats at the Winnfield Funeral Homes is 7221 Plank Road.
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.
Earlier this year, we introduced you to an amazing Port Allen High School student. Some might say she has a physical disability but she doesn't let it stop her from lviing life with gusto. A viewer saw our original story and shared a special gift from someone with a similar spirit.