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  • Holiday Helpers host annual Thanksgiving dinner Play Video

    November 28, 2013 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It smelled like grandma's house inside the Baton Rouge River Center ballroom. Holiday Helpers held its annual thanksgiving dinner, feeding hundreds, from all walks of life. The event also gives people in the community to mix and mingle. "My family is far away. So I... more »
  • Annual Thanksgiving dinner feeds hundreds Play Video

    November 22, 2012 5:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- It smelled like grandma's house inside the Baton Rouge River Center's ballroom. Holiday Helpers held its annual Thanksgiving dinner. Thursday, hundreds of people got a great dinner because of the program. This is the 26th year the organization has hosted the dinner and about 300 volunteers... more »
  • Folks pack River Center for holiday meal Play Video

    November 24, 2011 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 1,500 hungry folks packed the River Center Thursday morning for the Thanksgiving meal, provided by Holiday Helpers. That's the highest number the organization has seen since it first began serving lunch in 1987. 25 years later, and the meal is still the same: turkey, ham, cornbread... more »
  • Teens volunteer to prepare Thanksgiving meal

    November 23, 2011 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Giving time to help others is an important Thanksgiving tradition, and that tradition is put into practice helping hundreds of hungry people each year at the Holiday Helper's annual meal. Executive Chef Graham Smith explains,"Every year from kids, to adults come and help." The Holiday... more »
  • Holiday Helpers hold 24th annual Thanksgiving dinner

    November 25, 2010 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While most people spent Thanksgiving in the company of friends and family, more than 300 volunteers came out the Baton Rouge River Center to serve dinner to the less fortunate. For many volunteers, serving at the Holiday Helpers meal is a Thanksgiving tradition. Michael Bailey was... more »
  • Volunteers give back on Thanksgiving

    November 25, 2009 3:59 PM

    Volunteers around Baton Rouge are giving back to those in need on Thanksgiving. Holiday Helpers volunteers already started preparations for the big feast, which will be held on Thanksgiving Day. Cooks spent the day preparing food, including 50 turkeys. Hundreds of people are expected to be served from 11... more »

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