Holiday Helping Hands

Louisiana child with inoperable tumor ask community for 190 holiday cards, receives more than 40,000 with help from armed forces

An 8-year-old Louisiana child named Drake Quibodeaux is at the center of a global campaign meant to keep the holiday spirit of giving alive, thanks to the help of members of the armed forces and officials at Fort Polk.

Barack Obama delivers gifts to kids at children’s hospital

Former LSU football star spreads Christmas cheer around children’s hospital

  12 kids in Walker participate in shopping spree with Walker Police Dept.

  LPSO deputies deliver gifts to families in need

  NFL player pays layaway balances for Baton Rouge shoppers

‘Getting Our Vets Ready for Winter’ drive to help homeless veterans

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  Food Bank still in need of food as Christmas approaches

Motorcycle club collects toys to bring joy to thousands of Baton Rouge children

UpTown Climbing offering chance to win prizes for food donations

APSO hosting shopping night for annual Christmas Crusade program

OLOL Children’s Hospital to hold Deck the Halls Holiday Donation Drive

8-year-old boy with terminal brain tumor only wants you to send him cards for Christmas

  HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS" Red Cross collecting Christmas letters for soldiers

Some Baton Rouge students made holiday cards for U.S. soldiers Tuesday morning.

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Neighbors Credit Union taking donations to send to Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has been experiencing a food shortage, and the community has been pitching in.

  Honoring late father known for giving spirit, family clears toy aisles to ‘keep the kids ballin'

Community members are asked to join Lathan David and Renee Dugas at Troy’s Barbershop Tuesday, December 4 for a donation event honoring their late father. Over 367 toys balls will be donated to the Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots program. Donations will be accepted on site

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Community asked to donate bikes, toys ahead of Kid’s Christmas event

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.

Family builds ‘Blessing Box’ for community members to take what they need, leave what they can

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: LPSO request monetary donations and new, unwrapped toys for holiday giveaway

Kelli’s Kloset collecting donations for children of cancer patients, kids fighting cancer

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Community members asked to donate supplies for winter care packages for veterans

GBR Food Bank, Baton Rouge Green ask locals to ‘share the fruit’ by donating prolific trees, volunteering to pick for charity

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Livingston Parish Library to forgive fines in exchange for non-perishable food in December

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Veterans Help Foundation asks community members to donate as they shop with AmazonSmile

Donating is as easy as ever thanks to programs like AmazonSmile which many local organizations are hoping community members will use to donate money as they make purchases this holiday season.

Baton Rouge organizations ask community members to give back for #GivingTuesday

Charitable organizations around Baton Rouge are asking community members to help spread holiday cheer by donating money or spending time volunteering for Giving Tuesday.

American Red Cross encourages gifting donations on Giving Tuesday

During the holidays, the American Red Cross hopes you’ll consider bringing comfort and hope to people in need by making donations during their 2018 Holiday Giving Campaign.

  How you can donate on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is here, and here's how you can find a non profit that needs donations or some volunteers.

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Support Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge by shopping with AmazonSmile

Local organizations participating in the AmazonSmile program, like Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge, earn 0.5 percent of the purchase price of eligible products through donations from the AmazonSmile Foundation, according to information posted to Amazon’s website.

  HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: EBRSO taking applications for Christmas Crusade for Children

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office says it will start taking applications for the annual Christmas Crusade for Children program.

  HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Mighty Moms, Santa Claus collecting holiday donations

Since the 80s, Santa Clause has been making his way through Livingston Parish by way of a fire truck.

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Volunteers needed to sort and pack food donations for families in need

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is offering several opportunities for community members to volunteer to sort and package food donations going to families in need throughout the holiday season.

  HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: What to do with last year’s Black Friday purchases, holiday regifts

The St. Vincent de Paul society is asking for your donations to help keep up with high demand this winter, and workers are encouraging you to keep the needy in mind as you Christmas shop. They’d also be happy to accept old Black Friday deals as you replace those purchases with new things.

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Donating money to food banks is just as good as donating canned goods

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is accepting monetary donations this holiday season to help provide food and supplies to local families in need. While donations of canned goods are typically encouraged, monetary donations can be especially helpful to local food banks.

HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Coat drive on Black Friday to benefit St. Vincent de Paul

H&R Block is hosting a coat drive in Baton Rouge on Friday. All donations will benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

  HOLIDAY HELPING HANDS: Community members asked to purchase bags, fill them with food for families in need

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, Associated Grocers, Coca-Cola, WAFB, and others are joining forces to help families in need.