Ascension Parish deputies travel to Florida with donated supplies after Hurricane Ian

Staff Report
Mike Brooks of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office assists Volunteer Ascension with boxes of supplies.

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office left Louisiana bound for Florida to deliver supplies, donated through a Volunteer Ascension drive, for families impacted by Hurricane Ian.

The department has two trailers filled with donations from area residents.

Volunteer Ascension collected a variety of supplies at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

The organization thanked Ascension Parish residents for rising to the challenge and dropping off supplies and donations for the drive.

The trailers left the parish before sunrise and headed to the Fort Myers area of Florida.

Volunteer Ascension thanked APSO, all of the volunteers, and everyone who played a part in the relief trip.