Basketry shoppers help Katrina victim
She was speechless when presented with gift
Pictured (l-r) Rhonda Perrin, her daughter in law and the person who wrote in about Mrs. Perrin, Stanley Perrin, her son, Mrs. Mildred Perrin, and Kristi Brocato, owner of The Basketry.
Shoppers raised $1000 during the event. The Perrin family of New Orleans was chosen out of many entrees to receive the money.
Mildred Perrin, 82, lives in the 7th ward in New Orleans. She has never flooded, so she didn't have flood insurance. She is on social security and her only source of income is from her two daughters who live with her; although one daughter lost her job after the storm.
Perrin and her daughters live in FEMA trailers outside of their New Orleans home. The home was completely destroyed, but they are slowly rebuilding without the help of insurance.
On Sept. 2, Basketry owner, Kristi Brocato presented a check to Perrin for $1000. Perrin was speechless! She couldn’t believe what was happening and after a few minutes into picture-taking, Brocato heard her say, "yes indeed!"
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Since being rescued from the swamp where she was thrown from Interstate 310 last...
When the Winn-Dixie shopping spree that Paul Triche of Hahnville had won was over,...
Hahnville needed a victory in the worst way coming into its Friday night district...
For the second straight meeting between the two teams, Destrehan scored over 60...
On Feb. 6, John Fowler’s life changed drastically.
With people pouring into United Way of St. Charles’ 14th annual Battle for the...
When you visit Dr. Joshua C. Patella and his team at Patella Dental, you are our top priority. Our entire general dentistry team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. We believe that teeth should look and feel
Authorities rescue dog thrown off I-310 into swamp - 869 views
Aided by the St. Rose Fire Department, the St. Charles Parish Animal Control and St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office rescued a dog tossed off the elevated portion of Interstate 310 southbound.