News Food Basket Giveaway January 7, 2020 58 FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsApp Marie Santiago, Elton Wade and Carmella Parker packed food boxes that were raffled at The Natchitoches Skating Rink Dec. 28. Natchitoches Coalition for the Homeless gave away five baskets of food with help from the skating rink owner Gloria Davis. “It’s a pleasure to help the community,” said chairman Helen Obioha. Volunteers packed and gave away five baskets of food Dec. 28 at the Natchitoches Skating Rink. The baskets were given away during a raffle sponsored by Natchitoches Coalition on Homelessness as a service to the community. From left are Beverly Seymour, Marie Hymes, Debbie Pharis, Marie Santiago, Betty Sawyer-Smith, Hattie Ware, Theressa Patterson, Gloria Davis, Alexa Bernard and Helen Obioha. In back are Elton Wade, Jimmy Hopper and Tasha McHenry.