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  • Winehouse family launch singer's foundation in NY

    April 12, 2012 11:26 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The parents of late singer Amy Winehouse officially launched the U.S. branch of a foundation named for their daughter at New York's Joe's Pub, where the embattled pop star made her American debut five years ago. The Amy Winehouse Foundation - aimed at assisting disadvantaged youth... more »
  • Rex foundation grants more than half million

    January 25, 2012 9:03 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Pro Bono Publico Foundation has awarded 36 grants totaling $545,000, primarily to benefit public schools in New Orleans. Other grants include the Taylor Playground Booster Club to help rebuild sports and other programs at Taylor Playground, and a number of neighborhood initiatives. The foundation was... more »
  • Alum, foundation give $1M to Louisiana Tech

    October 12, 2011 9:21 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) - A Louisiana Tech alumnus has given the school $500,000 toward a new athletics building, and his company's charitable foundation has matched that with $500,000 for a new wing on the business college building. Louisiana Tech says Mike McCallister earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the... more »
  • Drought Creates Major Problems for Foundations

    June 24, 2011 6:47 PM

    Bricks breaking, sheet rock cracking and sticking doors are all signs that your home's foundation is shifting. But this year seems to be worse than normal for foundation repairs. The experts say the weather is mostly to blame, but there are ways to prevent costly foundation repairs. Katherine Liebert... more »
  • Foundation offers second round of relief grants

    February 17, 2011 8:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Applications will be accepted from March 15 to May 13 for the Gulf Coast Restoration and Protection Foundation's second round of financial assistance grants for oil rig workers affected by the federally imposed deepwater moratorium that followed the last year's Gulf oil spill. The grants... more »
  • Teachers Honored at Oscar-Style Ceremony

    January 27, 2011 11:42 PM

    Teachers stepped out of the classroom and onto the red carpet Thursday night for the 13th annual Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher Awards. The Oscar-style ceremony took place at the Heymann Performing Arts Center to honor and recognize the teachers in Lafayette Parish. "It's really neat to be made over... more »
  • Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher Awards 2011

    October 26, 2010 9:48 AM

    Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher Awards 2011 will be at the Heymann and Performing Arts Center on January 27, 2011 from 7:30PM-9:30PM. LEF Teacher Awards is a special awards event complete with limousines and red carpet. The Academy Awards style event was designed to honor Lafayette Parish School teachers for... more »
  • The Mark W. Graham Foundation Golf Tournament

    October 18, 2010 9:47 AM

    The Mark W. Graham Foundation Golf Tournament will be at the The Wetlands on Saturday October 30th. Registration begins 8:30am and Tee-Off is at 10:30am. This is a 3-man scramble, sponsors and players are wanted. All the proceeds are to benefit local area high school seniors and soldiers who... more »
  • Louisiana Foundation will Administer Oil Workers Fund

    July 30, 2010 10:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP says it has picked a charitable foundation in Louisiana to administer a $100 million fund for oil workers struggling because of a federal moratorium on deepwater drilling. The Rig Worker Assistance Fund will be administered through the Gulf Coast Restoration and Protection Foundation, an affiliate... more »
  • Woman's Foundation, Inc. is Celebrating its 30th Anniversary

    July 22, 2010 5:20 PM

    Woman's Foundation, Inc. is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. The Foundation is a local non-profit organization, whose mission statement is "to promote the total well-being of women and their families". In their 30 years they have served 450,000 people throughout Acadiana. The Woman's Foundation, Inc. has contributed to the... more »
  • Fire at Lafayette Recycling Foundation Under Control

    May 6, 2010 6:08 PM

    The Lafayette Fire Department is still working at this hour on putting out a fire at the Recycling Foundation on Cameron Street. Firemen got to the scene at 1:30 this afternoon and have been working frantically ever since. Officials aren't sure of what sparked the flames, but... more »
  • Items not acceptable for recycling

    December 23, 2009 10:52 AM

    The Recycling Foundation, Inc/ Lafayette Due to the Christmas and New Years Day holidays we would like to remind residents of items that are not acceptable for recycling: No Styrofoam No foil wrapping paper No ribbons No paper plates No paper cups No plastic utensils No paper towels... more »
  • Community Foundation of Acadiana releases Giving Back Catalog

    November 13, 2009 1:46 PM

    Lafayette, LA- Community Foundation of Acadiana has released its second annual Giving Back Catalog in conjunction with National Philanthropy Week. The catalog was started last year as a project of the Foundation to help increase giving during the holiday season. The catalog features needs from 54 nonprofit organizations from... more »
  • PGCA hosts annual Philanthropy Day Awards

    November 6, 2009 1:25 PM

    The Planned Giving Council of Acadiana (PGCA) is a nonprofit organization which provides a forum for the exchange of planned giving ideas in the Acadiana area of Louisiana. The mission of the PGCA is to help ensure that planned giving donors in our communities are professionally served, and that their... more »

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