This Sunday "This Is Home Festival", and Lake Charles Toyota will be teaming up to help provide relief to those areas that were impacted by tornadoes in Kentucky through an initiative called "This is Home Cooking". Volunteers will be gathered at Lake Charles Toyota, 3905 Gerstner Memorial Blvd. It will begin at noon with Gumbo being packaged in one-gallon containers, They will then be frozen and sent off to the impacted areas.

Organizers are contacting local restaurants to assist with making a pot of Gumbo, or donate supplies, and provide individuals to come out and assist. If you would like to help with volunteering your time or even supplies, please send an email to

"This is Home Festival" is a non-profit that does a yearly music festival in Lake Charles. The event is beneficial to the Southwest Louisiana Arts and Humanities Council. You can also check out their website for more details While we here in the Southwest know what it's like to be affected by Hurricanes and even late last year a Tornado. We are also known for being very considerate of others and helping when we can. If you have the opportunity to give whether it's product or time, make sure you come out this Sunday to Lake Charles Toyota and lend a helping hand to our extended family in Kentucky after what they have endured from the storms.


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