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Mercy Chefs (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-10-30

Duration: 00:04:06

Subjects: Nonprofit organizations | DISASTER RELIEF | Hurricane Laura, 2020 | Hurricane Delta, 2020


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Reid, Emma Producer
  • Walker, Kiaeem Interviewee


This segment from the October 30, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Emma Reid’s interview with Kiaeem Walker, a culinary student at SOWELA Technical Community College in Lake Charles and a volunteer with Mercy Chefs. He discusses: the role of Mercy Chefs, a faith-based, non-profit organization, in providing professionally prepared meals to people following disasters; their work in feeding the people of Lake Charles after Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta; and the impact of the storms on his family. Host: Andre Moreau