The Foundation manages charitable funds for philanthropists. We will acknowledge donations to these funds, which are tax deductible.
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BRIDGE BUILDERS FOR LIFE FUND
Benefits children in need in Southwest Louisiana.
CAMERON LIONS CLUB CHARITABLE FOUNDATION FUND
Founded in 1957, the Cameron Lions Club is Cameron Parish's longest standing civic organization. Since 2012, $224,534.57 in proceeds from its annual Cameron Fishing Festival have been spent on charitable causes in Cameron Parish, in southwest Louisiana, and throughout the world, supporting the activities and education of youth, the mission of the International Lions Club to help prevent blindness and other vision and hearing issues in local communities and throughout the world, the Lions Club Camp, the St. Nicholas Center, and other endeavors for youth with special needs, as well as a variety of local and state civic projects. Please consider supporting the Cameron Fishing Festival, scheduled for August 3-4, 2018, at the Jetty Pier Facility in Cameron. For more information, including a Sponsor Packet and Schedule of Events, click HERE.
CITY OF SULPHUR
The Enrichment Fund was established in May, 2013 to accept charitable donations to provide funding which will benefit the enrichment of culture in Sulphur. The secured funding will be used to promote entertainment venues, the arts, and other activities associated with the city’s culture and history.
CITY OF SULPHUR
MILITARY VETERANS FUND
The Military Veterans Fund was established in November, 2012 to accept charitable donations to provide funding for the Veterans Memorial Wall in Heritage Square located at 1015 Ruth Street in Sulphur, Louisiana. Upon completion of the Veterans Memorial Wall, the Fund shall benefit and support charitable, educational, scientific, literary or religious purposes and activities related to military veterans.
fox 29 and cw cancer fund
Fund supports people with cancer in Southwest Louisiana.
FREE SWIM FUND
FREE SWIM is a community engagement project, where ideas can germinate in the citizens of Southwest Louisiana. FREE SWIM is a “placemaking” laboratory for creative risk-taking that does for adults what a children’s museum does for little ones—invite in wonder, enthusiasm, and confidence. FREE SWIM is a space for residencies, education, community-based projects, as well as exhibitions, performances, and talks. For more information click HERE, or donate to the fund below.
Gwen higgins english scholarship FUND
Fund provides a scholarship that inspires a student to continue their studies at the college level and foster their love of English literature.
HECTOR SAN MIGUEL
The Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund supports journalism across Southwest Louisiana. The associated award recognized an area journalist whose work has informed the public and improved our region.
Hobo Hotel Endowment Fund
The Hobo Hotel, Inc. is incorporated and organized exclusively for the purpose of prevention of cruelty to animals through the operation of a no-kill shelter for cats and kittens, the rescue of abandoned cats and kittens, the adoption of cats and kittens, the development of foster homes until adoption is possible, education about pet care, promotion of spaying and neutering and the encouragement of relationships with pets.
The Kiwanis Club of South Lake Charles Fund was established August 2018 to accept charitable donations to provide funding which will benefit activities and education of our youth. These funds will support various projects of our organization. "Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time." Charities we support: Ainsley's Angels, Boy Scouts of America, Bug Program, Christmas Food Baskets, Thanksgiving Food Baskets, Family & Youth Counseling, Give A Wish, Key Club (Barbe), and Up 4 Downs.
KYLE BROUSSARD MEMORIAL FUND
The Kyle Broussard Memorial Fund was established as a living legacy for Kyle, who died of cancer in 2007 at the age of 21. The fund assist families from Southwest Louisiana with children receiving treatment for cancer.
LAGRANGE ATHLETIC AND EDUCATIONAL FUND
The LaGrange Athletic and Education Fund supports LaGrange High School. Alumni and others have contributed to the fund, which has been used to replace worn-thin athletic equipment.
LAKE CHARLES KIWANIS CHARITABLE FUND
Fund supports the charitable purposes of the Lake Charles Kiwanis Club.
Out of the Blue Fund
This Fund promotes the relationship between law enforcement and citizens.
Police officers will identify needs they see frequently, such as children in need of car seats, and provide vouchers to receive the item. Catholic Charities will provide the items through grants from the Out of the Blue Fund.
Partners in Parks
Anyone can be a partner! For an annual contribution of $100, you will add your name to our “Friends of the Parks” list and help improve the quality of parks in Lake Charles.
Quality of life fund
Fund supports quality of life enhancements in Southwest Louisiana.
Rosa Hart Endowment
benefitting the Lake Charles Little Theatre
In honor of the 90th season of the Lake Charles Little Theatre, generous donors have created the Rosa Hart Endowment Fund. The goal of this fund is to grow over time and ultimately provide annual support for the next 90+ years of LCLT!
SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK FUND
The goal of the Second Harvest Food Bank Fund is to support their mission to fight hunger here in SWLA. Second Harvest provides 2.4 million meals annually to people in need in our region through partnerships with 29 local organizations including Abraham's Tent in Lake Charles, CareHelp in Sulphur and two elementary school pantries.
WESTLAKE COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUND
The Westlake Community Enhancement Fund supports memorializing Veterans and the enhancement of the Westlake area.