Fundraiser held for teammate
Cheryl LeBlanc Babin
The Dutchtown Mighty Griffins football team held a jambalaya fundraiser Saturday to benefit one of their teammates, 9-year-old Duplessis student, Caydan Cockerham, who was severely burned in an accident.
Shown during the event Saturday are, from left, front row, Jacob Gautreaux, 9, Bryce Crochet, 9, Cockerham, Braydon Marcus, 7, and Timmy Taylor, 9; and back row, Christine Taylor, 11, and coach Robb Marcus.
The event raised more than $2,000.
Funds will be used to cover Cockerham’s transportation, expenses, and burn treatment at the Shriner’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Donations can also be made at area Capital One Bank locations.
For more information contact Kellie Bortnick at 225-413-0966.