Members of Northwestern State University’s Theta Chi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., collected relief supplies to aid flood victims in South Louisiana. The group also raised nearly $650 in funds to help purchase more supplies. Reaching out from the community, several churches took part in the collection efforts.
They included: Living Word Ministries in Natchitoches, Abundant Life Church, Evergreen MBC in St. Maurice, Antioch#2 Church in Pleasant Hill, Rockford Baptist Church, First Baptist Church on North Street, St. Joe Baptist Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Greenville Baptist Church and Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, Abundant Life International, Northstar Baptist Church, Christian Baptist, Churches for Survival and Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church.
Other contributions came from Sheriff Victor Jones and Natchez Chief of Police Gerold Johnson.