When the temperature drops, it means even tougher times for the homeless and the organizations trying to help them. The Acadiana Outreach Center has enacted it's Freeze Plan for this week, meaning it's giving out emergency blankets and coats. But workers there say they're running out of supplies for the... more »
The Acadiana Outreach Center's annual Hunters for the Hungry Food Drive will be held on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th from 10am - 3pm. Local sportsman and their families are encouraged to clean out their freezers and donate any frozen processed game and fish from the 2009 hunting season. Collection sites will... more »
Lafayette, LA - July 22, 2010. The Acadiana Outreach Center is excited to announce that Paul's Jewelry has pledged to donate $100,000 over the next 10 years to Palates and Pate', the Acadiana Outreach Center's largest annual fundraiser. The 2010 Palates & Pate' event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17th... more »
"The tough part is keeping warm and having something in your stomach," says Kyle Cooper. Cooper, who is homeless, says he has someone who takes him in when condition are tough.
But, when looking for shelter from the elements, others are not as fortunate.
"You could see people... more »
The Acadiana Outreach Center needs your help this holiday season. The center needs:
washing powder for laundry
new unwrapped toys
new packages of men & women's underwear various sizes, medium and large
Remember the less fortunate and homeless when... more »
Acadiana Outreach Center has two positions available: Financial Manager and Funds Developer.
The Financial Manager position will be responsible for budgeting,payroll, maintaining records and general bookkeeping.
The Funds Developer position will be responsible for developing and maintaining donor relationships and sponsorships.
We are looking for applicants with... more »