A 27-year-old woman named Shareafa Watkins went to a Baptist Church in Kenner a while back, and she didn't have enough money to pay her power bill. So they decided to help her out and wrote her a check to cover it.
A national survey puts Louisiana dead last when it comes to lending a hand. The problem with the survey is they left out the one place where most of us do the bulk of our giving. It's an unfair portrait of a very giving people.