Baton Rouge is one of the most giving communities around and just one glance at this column is all the proof you need. Today, several groups celebrate supporting children in various ways.

Speaking of kids, Thursday nights are typically reserved for the grown-ups and fundraising galas. But tomorrow night, it's all about the little ones as they go door to door in the annual ritual to collect candy from neighbors. Happy Halloween everyone!

Email Pam Bordelon at pbordelon@theadvocate.com.