Local community is coming out to help member of EBRSO Sheriff’s Office and grocery store owner


GREENWELL SPRINGS, La. (BRPROUD) – A beloved local man is in the hospital after a recent leukemia diagnosis.

Jimmy Santangelo is a Captain with the EBR Sheriff’s Office and owner of Indian Mound Grocery.

Image courtesy of Brandon Prince

On Saturday morning, the Indian Mound Grocery and Deli is asking the public to come out and support Jimmy Santangelo.

Image courtesy of Indian Mound Grocery and Deli

The LifeShare Bus is going to be at the grocery store from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. collecting blood.

If you can’t give blood but want to help, supporters are raising funds for Santangelo through a shirt sale.

The details about the the shirt sale can be found below:

Jimmy Santangelo, owner of Indian Mound Grocery, EBR SHERIFFS Office Pride substation captain, and huge supportor of his community, was diagnosed with an aggressive leukemia (ALL). He will have many chemo treatments which are not cheap! While he does have insurance , out of pocket expenses are mounting up. He has given to his community for over 30 years and has helped so many of us along the way. Now it’s a chance for us to give back to him. These shirts are to help raise money for his treatment and meds but also to show how big of a support systems he has.

If you are interested in purchasing a shirt, visit Jimmy’s Squad.

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