Donations of new and gently used coats are being accepted to help keep SWLA residents in need warm this winter. Lakeside Bank announced they are partnering with local churches and shelters to make sure all the coat donations get to the people who need them most this winter.

President and CEO of Lakeside Bank Roy M. Raftery, Jr. told KPLC because of the hurricanes this year, many SWLA residents lost everything they had. He said the Lakeside Bank family knew they needed to do something to help.

They're collecting these donations until December 4. Donation boxes are located at all Lakeside Bank branches in Lake Charles, Sulphur, and DeRidder.

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