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Fathers on a Mission

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“Growing up without my father in my life, I know first hand the struggles and neglect it can cause kids,” says Levar Robinson, Founder and President of Fathers on a Mission (FOAM). This direct experience is what propelled him to start the organizatio... Read full article

Volunteer Louisiana

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From making holiday baskets for the homeless to spending quality time with animal shelter dogs, there are so many volunteer opportunities in the state of Louisiana. Our state boasts impressive nonprofit organizations doing life-changing things in the... Read full article

New Venture Theatre

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“I’ve been extremely proud of our community because our audience has donated to make sure we get back on our feet as much as possible.”... Read full article

Moms on Campus

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When LSU graduate student Wendy Hansing gave birth to her son, she realized that support and spaces for mothers on campus were limited. Not only were there no centralized resources from which mothers could receive information and help, but there was ... Read full article

The Walls Project

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Vibrant colors are transforming the walls of Baton Rouge building by building.... Read full article



Manners of the Heart

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She began going to lunch, armed with red paper napkins and silly puppets with spaghetti-filled mouths, to teach the children basic table manners, how to write thank-you notes, and how to have respect for one another.... Read full article

Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center

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“Recently, a child was acting up in school, was suspended, and went from being an A student to a C student. The family thought they just had a child acting out. An interested person, knowing there’s often another layer, started asking questions, and... Read full article

Dad at School is Cool: Watch D.O.G.S. at Mayfair Lab School

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Once his children entered elementary school, each year he thought, “Somebody should start that Watch D.O.G.S. program. Somebody should really do that.” But, nothing happened.... Read full article

Making Music Together

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 “Participating in music has a profound impact on children and youth. When playing in an ensemble, students learn countless life skills, including the importance of showing up on time, responsibility, discipline, social skills, and the ability to vie... Read full article

The Dream Family: Dreams Come True of Louisiana

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Cameron, 9, has already had a memorable year. She completed her chemotherapy treatment in March, and now she is getting ready to pack for a Disney cruise, thanks to Dreams Come True of Louisiana.... Read full article

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