The Southwest Louisiana Disaster Relief Fund and their president Michael Boyer have announced a huge Christmas event in Lake Charles on December 20th to help folks for the holidays.

After the year we have had in Southwest Louisiana with COVID and two hurricanes there still is a real need for assistance for folks and families in the Southwest Louisiana area.

You will remember that the Southwest Louisiana Disaster Relief Fund folks worked tirelessly after hurricane Laura providing free meals to people in the area on McNeese Street in the Nina P's parking lot for weeks.

Now they want to help you for the holidays. Boyer says they have put together a huge team that wants to put on a huge Christmas event here in Lake Charles.  Their hope during this event is to give out a toy to every Southwest Louisiana child who is in need this holiday season.

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Do you want to help?  People have been asking what can they do to help to make this event successful and the answer is donate TOYS.  The goal is to get kids to smile again after all they have gone through this year.

Donations can be dropped off at Oasis Foods located at 2222 Kirkman Street in Lake Charles.

Other donations sites include:

1.  St. Theodore Catholic Church Moss Bluff
2.  St. Margaret Catholic Church
3.  Zeuz to go on Lake st.
4. Chez Cafe
5.  Coburns Supply-McNeese St.
6. Autoplex 2000 in Sulphur
7.  Coastal Staffing Sulphur
8. Dunham Price Sulphur
9. Stines Sulphur
10. Stines Lake Charles
11.  Stines Iowa
12. King of Tacos-Food Truck moss bluff
13. LCPD
14. Oasis Foods
15. Business Health Partners Sulphur
16. Miller’s super saver- Westlake
17. DarQuest Tans- Lake Charles
18. Thicknfit Nutrition
19. Avail Health
20. Biker Church of Sulphur

You also can find out more information on how to donate toys, money or your time by logging onto www.helpSWLA/disaster or their FACEBOOK PAGE.

The event will take place on Sunday, December 20th at the Lake Charles Civic Center.

Here is President Michael Boyer with a message.

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