Vendors to hold fundraiser for flood victims under Perkins Road overpass on Saturday
BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge community is coming together to host a fundraiser to benefit victims of the recent severe weather and flooding.
Several food and drink vendors are hosting an event called the "Fundraiser Under The Overpass" on Saturday at 6 p.m. under the Perkins Road overpass. All proceeds raised at the event will go to the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund established by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.
Admission to the event is $25 and attendees are asked to bring a donation item such as toiletry, clothes, water bottles, bedding, etc.
According to the Business Report, the organizers of the fundraiser are Nick Hufft, co-owner of The Overpass Merchant and Chad Hughes, co-owner of Ivar's.
Participating vendors are:
The Overpass Merchant
Ivar's Sports Bar
The Cajun Spoon
The Kolache Kitchen
Barcadia Baton Rouge
Pelican House Baton Rouge
Zippy's Burrito's Taco's and More
Schlittz & Giggles
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Abita Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing
Tin Roof Brewing Company
Southern Craft Brewing Co.
SweetWater Brewing Company
Mockler Beverage Company
Kick Yer Daddy
The proceeds will go to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the foundation will send staff to the areas that are in the greatest need.
If you are a food vendor and would like to get involved, please contact Dustin Malina at email@example.com.
If you would like to volunteer your time, please contact Jay.B@threesixtyeight.is.
For those that can't attend, but would like to donate, please see here to donate online: http://www.braf.org/louisiana-flood-relief