$250,000 Grant Awarded to Children and Families Programs

$250,000 Grant Awarded to Children and Families Programs Volunteers of America North Louisiana’s children and families programs, The LightHouse and partnership with Communities In Schools, secures a $250,000 grant from the Community Foundation of North Louisiana and...

PR & Development Coordinator Hired in Central Louisiana

Volunteers of America in Central Louisiana is pleased to announce the hiring of Meghan Odom, Public Relations and Development Coordinator.   Odom shares, “There are so many reasons I was initially attracted to Volunteers of America. Growing up all I wanted was to...

Brammer Engineering Volunteers Give Back

This is Brammer Engineering’s fourth year to allow their employees to have an hour a week of company time during the spring to work with students at the LightHouse, after-school and summer program, as a way to give back to children in our community. During...

Congrats to our Teen Club Graduates!

Khoury first walked into the LightHouse, after-school and summer program, as a shy 12 year old boy starting the 6th grade. “The LigthHouse introduced me into sports. It was just a fun place to be,” he remembers. As Khoury grew up and began high school, he...

Rear Admiral Valerie K. Heugel Visits Veteran Programs

Rear Admiral Valerie K. Heugel Visits Veteran Programs    From left to right: Witt Caruthers, Rear Admiral Heugel, Shannon Smith, Gary Jaynes Rear Admiral Heugel Visits with Veteran She stopped and spoke to every Veteran Safe Haven staff, Jerry Davenport, with Rear...

Team Depot Gives Local Veteran Home Makeover

Team Depot Gives Local Veteran Home Makeover   Earlier this year, Frank walked through the doors of Volunteers of America North Louisiana’s Safe Haven program, a temporary shelter for homeless veterans. A street outreach program had found him living in an abandoned...