Citing concerns that if homeowners don't "get this wet stuff out of their homes in the next few days, the entire home will be contaminated," leaders of Together Baton Rouge organized "Gut Check Saturday" pairing groups of volunteers to residents needing assistance.
160 TBR leaders turned out Saturday to help their neighbors.Read more
In collaboration with the Baton Rouge Catholic Diocese, Jesuit Social Research Institute and Catholic Charities, Together Baton Rouge kicked off a 4-part series on the 'Joy of the Gospel' by Pope Francis. With over 70 participants in attendance, representing 25 different parishes, Fr. Fred Kammer (Executive Director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute) taught the first section on the "Joy of the Good News." This is part of a larger strategy to broaden the institutional base of the organization.