Belvidere Aid to Katrina Victims

The city of Lake Charles, Louisiana has a friend in the city of Belvidere.

The Mural city's leaders are organizing a community wide effort to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina.

A graduate of Belvidere High School, who lives in Lake Charles, called home for pleading for help last week. Kristina White got in touch with Mayor Fred Brererton and they set up a collection point for supplies.

Lake Charles is hosting 15,000 refugees and needs non-perishable food, toiletries, medical and first aid supplies, and baby items.