LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - KPLC's Community Christmas and the Salvation Army Angel Tree, in partnership with Capital One Bank and the employees of Christus St. Patrick Hospital, returns this year to help make seasons bright for children in the community.
The annual effort provides hundreds of local families in the five-parish area with food for a Christmas meal and toys for their children.
Non-perishable foods, toys and monetary donations will be accepted.
Cans of green beans, corn, etc.
Cake mixes and cans of icing
Pasta and stuffing mixes
Canned fruits, soups and other side dishes
Art supplies, arts and crafts kits
Video games for all consoles
Sports equipment, basketballs, footballs, etc.
Hair and makeup kits, nail polish and jewelry
Donation boxes are located at all area branches of Capital One Bank, Market Basket, Kroger and Wal-Mart stores. Donations can also be dropped off at KPLC. Checks can be made out to and mailed to:
KPLC's Community Christmas
320 Division Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601