By Tangela Smith Maxwell
Red River Restoration Center LLC along with Red River Community Center Inc. held its first annual Christmas Giveaway on 12-19-2020. Red River Restoration Center is an organization which works towards rescuing, restoring and revamping lives.
Red River Community Center is a federally 501 (c) (3) non- profit organization whose mission statement is capturing the imagination of individuals and turning their most memorable moments into existence.
Services provided will include
After school torturing, substance Abuse groups, parenting classes, job ready and interview prep, Summer programs, providing food and clothing to those in need, conflict resolution, problem solving skills. And counseling.
Both organizations are founded by Tangela Smith Maxwell.
The Christmas Give Away was based on income and applicants had to be a resident of Red River Parish. Ages included were 0-17
Some items given away included
Tablets, bicycles, power wheels, kids razors, baby dolls, gift cards, kids kitchen sets, blankets, board games, lots of other toys, books, car seats, shoes, purses and clothes.
Special thanks to Katherine Smith- RRP School Board Homeless Liaison
Brenda Iverson-RRP Elem School Counselor
Red River Restoration Center LLC and Red River Community Center Inc. Would like to thank our sponsors and volunteers:
Mayor Johnny Cox and wife Valerie
Coushatta Police Department
Stuart & Kylie Shaw
Willie Wilson- On The Spot Washing Services
Chandra Wilson- Chandra Wilson Home Group
Jay Q. Thomas
Tray and Connie Murray- State Farm
Danny and Debbie Lewis- D&D fun Jump Rental
Anthony and Enisha Young
Sheriff Glen Edwards and wife Angela
Justin Maxwell- Grand Bayou Transport LLC
Ben and Anita Taylor- Ben Taylor Enterprise
Dell and Savanah Smith
Jermaine and Monica Lewis
James and Nancy Taylor
Jasmine Taylor- A Sista’s Touch
Jeffery and Crystal Jones
Stacy and Sharon Taylor and family
Bobby and Angela White
Micheal and Bridget Smith
Robert and Robin Owens
Charmaine Madison and family
Marcus and Patrice Willis
Chedez Kinchen and family
Shirts by: Smith’s Sport’s
NOTE: All public officials who donated gave from their personal accounts. No public funds were donated.