Local toy drive for Bahamian friends and children now underway


A toy drive is now underway to help children impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

Sharon Poirier is teaming up with Mestizo Louisiana Cajun Cuisine restaurant to host the toy drive.

Donations are currently being accepted with a big drive planned for 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 3 at the restaurant located on Acadian Thruway.

Donations will be taken until Sunday, October 6 at 9:00 p.m. if anyone is unable to make the toy drive.

Organizers ask that the donations be limited to unwrapped small or medium items that don’t require batteries.

The donations will be delivered to the Bahamas on October 10.

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