Children and Families Programs Receive Generous Grants

Children and Families Programs Receive Generous Grants Volunteers of America North Louisiana’s children and families programs, The LightHouse and partnership with Communities In Schools, receive a $335,000 grant from the Community Foundation of North Louisiana and...

Keiontae’s Story

Keiontae, a 2018 Byrd High School graduate, has a bright future and one thing is certain—he will be working. While attending high school, Keiontae had the opportunity to learn a secondary trade at the Caddo Career and Technical Center. This duel-enrollment led to a...

Timothy’s Story

Timothy’s Story Timothy, an United States Army Veteran, has struggled with the battle of drug addiction his entire life. This largely stems from his unstable childhood, as well as his abusive and absent father. Timothy grew up in a world of hurt and...

2018 Annual Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

Volunteers of America North Louisiana honors organizations, a business and individuals at annual appreciation lunch   On Tuesday, March 13th, Volunteers of America North Louisiana honored special volunteers in North Louisiana for their selfless service during the...

Dessie’s Story

Dessie’s Story It is difficult for a child to become their parent’s caregiver. A few years ago, this became a reality for Tara as she and her son moved back to Shreveport to live with her aging mom, Dessie. Dessie, who recently suffered a stroke, also has high...