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Nonprofit Across Acadiana Seeking Volunteers

Nonprofits partners of One Acadiana are currently seeking volunteers. If you, or anyone you know, is looking to give back, see the opportunities below. 

Red Bird Ministries is a grief support group that helps families who have experienced the loss of a child of all ages and circumstances from miscarriage through the loss of an adult child 21+

  • Needs assistance with their Annual Soiree in 2020, more information can be found on their website

Contact: Kelly Breaux, 337-962-3994, kelly@redbird.love

Healing House provides grief support groups and services to children and their families that have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or significant person in their lives. Our vision is that no child should grieve alone.

  • If you have people interested in purchasing gifts for a child in need, we will have information about some of the families in our website, gifts can be delivered directly to Healing House.

Contact: Kim Thackston, kim@healing-house.org

Catholic Charities of Acadiana cares for the sacred gift of human life, especially the most vulnerable, by striving to provide the necessary services to end homelessness in Acadiana.

  • Volunteers are needed at:
    • St. Joseph’s Diner for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day
    • Stella Maris Hygiene Center, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (12 p.m.-2 p.m.)
    • FoodNet Food for Families, December 11 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 12 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m
    • Donation Drives, businesses can organize a donation drive to collect materials

Contact: Sarah Baquet, 337-235-4972 ext. 1222, sarahb@catholiccharitiesacadiana.org

Downtown Lafayette

Contact: Megan Morris, 337-366-1395, 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. We provide a safe place to learn and grow, mentoring by caring adult professionals, life enhancing programs, character development experiences and hope and opportunity during after-school and summer programs! 

  • Volunteers must complete the volunteer application and have a background check completed. Volunteers are need at the clubs and also for the Great Acadiana Duck race on April 8, 2020.

Contact: Rhyan Wheeler, 337-268-9555, rwheeler@bgcacadiana.com

Faith House provides shelter, safety, empowerment, and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence.

  • Volunteers are needed to adopt Faith House families for Christmas. The mothers and their children complete wish lists and are matched with a donor to fulfill those wishes. Donors can find more info and sign up to participate at https://www.faithhouseacadiana.com/adopt-a-family-donation-form

Contact: Sara Terro, sara@faithhouseacadiana.com

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