For a few hundred families, the holidays became a bit brighter Sunday all thanks to the "Toys for Tots" campaign.
"Nothing at Christmas is not the best thing in the world, so as you know the Marines defend our country's freedom and we come here now and we also... more »
Toys for Tots is preparing to help brighten Christmas for thousands of children. In New Iberia Saturday, volunteers were wrapping presents, preparing for the big day Sunday as hundreds of gifts will be distributed to Acadiana families in need.
SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Authorities in southwest Louisiana are trying to find the person or persons responsible for stealing thousands of dollars worth of toys that were meant for children of low-income families. John Lamar, area coordinator for the Southwest Louisiana Toys for Tots program, says that he made the... more »
Lafayette Catholic Service Centers and Bodacious Productions are kicking off the holidays with the first annual Bodacious Christmas Bash, a fundraiser and goods drive benefiting St. Joseph Diner and Toys for Tots. St. Joseph Diner serves lunch to those in need 364 days a year, providing an average of 60,000... more »
Filé closes the Fall 2009 Downtown Alive! Series with the traditional November 25 performance
Lafayette, La.- A community tradition for 26 years and a popular staple in Acadiana's cultural and social calendar, Downtown Alive! (DTA!) finishes the Fall 2009 season with a DTA! tradition, on Wednesday, November 25, 2009... more »
LAFAYETTE, La., Nov. 13, 2009-Today the Lafayette community is a picture of compassion in action-as families are working hard to collect thousands of gift-filled shoe boxes. Their efforts are part of Operation Christmas Child, a kids-helping-kids project that uses these simple gifts to let hurting children know that they are... more »
LAFAYETTE COLLECTS GIFTS FOR SAMARITAN'S PURSE AND THE WORLD'S LARGEST CHRISTMAS PROJECT
Nov. 16-23: Lafayette Hopes to Gather 8,000 Gift-Filled Shoe Boxes for Hurting Children Overseas
LAFAYETTE, La., Oct. 26, 2009-Christmas is arriving early all over Lafayette, as local churches prepare to serve as collection points for Operation... more »