The holidays are almost here. Heck, Thanksgiving is next week already and then we will be on to Christmas. With that being said, people, organizations, and Mardi Gras Krewe's are all banding together to help those families in Southwest Louisiana who will be in need this holiday season.

The organization known as Brennan's Blessings along with several Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Krewe's will be holding a toy drive and it will be in honor of Your Buddy Russ who passed away back in March of this year.

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Brennan's Blessings is one of those local charities that was near and dear to Your Buddy Russ Conrad's heart. The folks with Brennan's Blessings posted the upcoming event on Facebook and said,

MG Krewes Toy Drive for Brennan's Blessings at Coolers Icehouse on November 18th, 2023 (Saturday).
This is a toy drive with multiple Krewes joining in on the spirit of giving back to the kids.


Russ Conrad held the kids and Brennan's Blessings close to his heart and we hold him close to ours. Let's show him that his dream of helping the kids is alive and well.

Photo by Mike Soileau
Photo by Mike Soileau

How awesome is that? You can do your part this Saturday, November 18th, 2023 from Noon until 5:00 p.m. at Coolers located at 3622 Ryan Street in Lake Charles, Louisiana. DJ Crazy Davey will be rocking the tunes all day.

See the flyer below to see what toys and age groups they are looking to collect on Saturday. Please come by and drop off a toy or a donation so that we can make a child Christmas special this year.


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