Program identifies unknown benefits

The Advocate

By EMILY KERN,  Advocate staff writer
Published: Dec 26, 2006

Baton Rouge--Senior citizens in the Baton Rouge and other areas can participate in a pilot program to help them find financial benefits they may be missing. 
   
A new online service that targets seniors affected by the 2005 hurricanes is aimed at helping them identify financial benefits for which they may not know they qualify.

Baton Rouge Business Report--12.19.06

By Adrian Hirsch , Contributing writer Keeping the faith: How have organizations that rely on volunteers and charity lit the way for so many in the wake of two hurricanes and still kept their own lights on?

The Advocate By EMILY KERN
Advocate staff writer
Published: Dec 22, 2006
A 9-year-old Florida boy is hoping to make the holidays special for children living in the Renaissance Village trailer park for hurricane evacuees — one wagon full at a time.

Zach Bonner, 9, of Valrico, Fla., and founder of the Little Red Wagon Foundation, has collected more than 700 toys from people all over the country, including neighbors, churches, his Cub Scout troop, Build-a-Bear Workshop and other companies.

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