The devastating flooding can't keep us from celebrating life in Acadiana and helping our neighbors in need!


Area food banks need donations of non-perishables.


Acadiana Mall is accepting donations to help those affected by recent flooding.


Acadiana Mall Office - Monday - Friday (8:30am - 5pm)

Acadiana Mall Customer Service Center - Monday - Friday (noon-8pm), Saturday (10am-8pm) and Sunday (noon-6pm)

Buckle - Monday - Saturday (11am-7pm), Sunday (noon-6pm)

Gap - Monday - Saturday (10am-9pm) and Sunday (noon-6pm)


The Sunset Fire Department is taking donations to give to local evacuation centers. Drop off at Sunset Fire Department, Sunset Police Station and Sunset town hall.


Hospice of Acadiana is in search of donations for our 2016 Thrift Sale and now is the perfect time for you and members of your organization to take a peak around your home for unwanted items you no longer use to make space while cleaning up for a cause. Read more.

Friday - Sunday

Volunteers are Meeting at the Youngsville Sports Complex at 9 AM Friday to help in Milton- Youngsville area.


Rayne Catholic, on Anding St. is collecting supplies from 7:30 AM - 2 PM Friday.


The Delcambre Shrimp Festival has been rescheduled to this weekend. Events include a shrimp cook-off, queens pageants, fais-do-do's, food booths, carnival rides, and the blessing of the shrimp boat fleet. There's plenty of fun for "kids" of all ages and lots to see, hear, and eat! Read more.

Saturday, 8/20

This Saturday, August 20th, from 8am-4pm will be "Pio Pickup" at Notre Dame Gym, 910 N Eastern Ave., in Crowley.  Clorox, Dawn dishwashing liquid, buckets, mops, cleaning supplies, gloves, water, non-perishable food, baby products, trash bags, toiletries, etc. Anything BUT clothing. Volunteers will help those in need with manual labor.  If you know of someone who is in need of work in their home, please email Mandy Miller ( before Saturday with the information and the help needed (pulling up carpet, cutting sheetrock, etc).


The 2016 Miles Perret Triathlon is Saturday from 7 - 10 AM at Bourgeois Hall on the UL Campus. Read more. 

Join Miles Perret Cancer Services as we Play with a Purpose for the 16th Annual Games of Acadiana! With over 60 games and activities, this family fun day supports local families fighting, surviving, and living with cancer. Read more.


Acadiana High School Lady Rams soccer team is hosting the 3rd annual “Showin’ for Kicks' car show. Held at AHS campus on August 20, 2016. Read more. 

Sunday, 8/21

Painting with a Twist hosts an afternoon benefit for #teambrittni. Proceeds will go towards the medical bills her fight with leukemia has piled on her and her family. Read more.