Last year Gov. John Bel Edwards declared the town of St. Joseph, La. was in the midst of a Public Health Emergency, after lead and copper was found in their water supply. Governor announced that state testing revealed elevated levels of lead and copper were discovered in a town hall building, as well as various private residences in the town of 1,100. For more on the governor's state, click here.

Basically these poor people don't have tap water to drink, cook or bath with.  So drivers at UPS is stepping up and in hopes of making a difference launching the "Big Brown Cares" water drive.  On April 1, 2017 please come out and donate as much bottled water as you can.  Our Louisiana neighbors need our help.

Water donations will be collecting in front of the Super Walmart on Nelson Road, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated.  Checks can be made out to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, c/o Saint Joseph.