October 22, 2013 8:44 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hugh Laurie has lots of titles on his resume: award-winning actor, comedian, writer, director, musician and - perhaps most importantly here - devotee of music icon Professor Longhair. Next month, Laurie will perform at an all-star fundraiser at Tipitina's to benefit the ongoing campaign to restore... more »
August 28, 2013 6:55 AM
Vermilion 4-H Foundation, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser at the G.O.L. Shooting Range in Maurice, La. This event will take place on Saturday, September 7, 2013. There are three divisions which include one adult and two youth divisions. The first place winners in each youth division will receive a... more »
July 8, 2013 7:18 AM
About 29 restaurants are participating in this "all you can eat buffet for the soul". The 9th Annual Taste of Acadiana benefits the "Meals on Wheels" program. Meals on Wheels provides about 469 meals a day to seniors. This event takes place on July 24, 2013, at the Cajundome Convention... more »
April 5, 2013 9:09 AM
Immaculate Heart School is having a BBQ Fundraiser on April 14, 2013. This event will be held in the school's cafeteria.
November 13, 2012 6:24 PM
A Lafayette man is asking for your help raising money for a mission in Haiti. He says another Lafayette native, Megan Boudreaux, inspired him. Two years ago, Boudreaux volunteered in Haiti to help in the aftermath of the catastrophic earthquake that claimed thousands of lives. She returned last year to... more »
September 12, 2012 6:31 AM
During the month of September, UL Kinesiology and the family of deceased UL graduate, David Trosclair, invite the public to help "Cruise toward UL Scholarships".
For a $10 donation, participants will not only be entered to win a Carnival Cruise for 2 to the Caribbean (courtesy of Travel Machine),... more »
September 5, 2012 8:33 AM
Escape From Poverty is hosting a poboy fundraiser Sunday, September 9, 2012. The sale will take place at Sam's Club on Ambassador Caffery from 11am until 1:30pm.
For more info call: 337-288-0229
or visit: www.escapefrompoverty.org
May 31, 2012 9:14 AM
The Family Missions Company is hosting a fundraiser at Magdalen Square in downtown Abbeville. The music starts at noon and will last until 4pm on Sunday, June 3rd, 2012. Tickets are available at the entrance at $5 per person or $20 for a family. Enjoy great live music, delicious cajun... more »
May 6, 2012 12:11 PM
Lafayette's Northside High School has been in the news a lot lately. It's been the target of numerous reforms by the Lafayette Parish School Board and Saturday, students and alumni took a bite at bringing about positive change. One poboy at a time, this group is cooking to boost the... more »
March 30, 2012 11:56 AM
You might see a lot of blue shirts around Lafayette tomorrow for the fourth annual Family Adventure Day. It's a community fundraiser put on by the Healing House designed to give back to families in Acadiana.
Healing House is a place where children and their families can heal after... more »
January 18, 2012 9:23 AM
Habitat for Humanity is hosting the Third Annual Boogie Nights Fundraiser on January 21,2012, at River Oaks. The fundraiser will last from 7-11pm. This 70's themed event is to benefit Lafayette Habitat for Humanity. Tickets are $50 and include wine and beer as well as food, catered by River Oaks.... more »
August 30, 2011 9:00 AM
Event Name- New Start Center Fundraiser
Organization- New Start Center
Event Place- Magnolia Park
Event Date- Sunday September 18th 2011
Event Time- 10:00 Am to 4:00 PM
Event Phone Number- (337)394-8559 or (337)342-3051
Event Information and Special Notes- All funds will go to help... more »
June 18, 2011 11:34 PM
Some proved Saturday, you're never too old for a good game of dodgeball. The Giles Automotive Lafayette Corporate Dodgeball Tournament was held over at the Cajundome, all the benefiting the Evangeline Area Council Boy Scouts of America.
30 teams were competing all for one thing, The Golden Baller Trophy... more »
April 9, 2011 7:36 PM
Dozens of kids were kicking for a good cause Saturday afternoon.
Acadiana Karate students held a "break-a-thon" at Cajun Field. They broke boards that were sold for 3 dollars each. For six years now, this fundraiser has generated thousands of dollars for the Miles Perret Cancer Services. This year,... more »
March 28, 2011 10:28 AM
Event Name: Fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital--First book of the series: Angeltale Adventure Series
Organization: Miss Doll Inc
Books sold on website: www.angeltaleadventures. Books are sold everyday of the year via website & local stores
Event Website: www.angeltaleadventures.com in the Angeltale Book Store
Event... more »
March 27, 2011 12:37 AM
The first ever Weiner Dog Races were held Saturday in Abbeville. KATC'S Chris Welty was there for the unique fundraiser benefiting Animal Aid and the Greater Abbeville-Vermilion Chamber of Commerce.
"I've never seen dog races of any sort and I thought the kids would enjoy it."
They've got... more »
March 26, 2011 11:53 PM
Dozens strolled through Downtown Lafayette Saturday to raise awareness and money for a good cause.
The Autism Society of Acadiana held their 5th annual "Walk for Hope and Family Fun Day" at Parc International. After the 1-mile walk, folks enjoyed live music, food and games... and each others company.... more »
March 20, 2011 11:13 PM
Acadiana opened their hearts and wallets this weekend.
The Cerebral Palsy of Louisiana Telethon was held at the Heymann Center and aired on cable TV. The event is a 35-year tradition and more than thirty-two thousand dollars was donated. That money stays right here in Louisiana for clients to... more »
February 20, 2011 1:14 PM
More than two months after the school bus crash that claimed the life of 5 year old Karen Stoute, a fundraiser was held Saturday for her family.
It was great weather for a band and a car show in Opelousas, the "Kare Bear Car Show" included vintage cars, jeeps,... more »
November 23, 2010 7:04 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - For a second year, Gov. Bobby Jindal is inviting potential campaign contributors to help him reduce the population of migratory ducks in lower Cameron Parish. The governor's duck hunt is scheduled for Nov. 29 and 30 and is being co-hosted by Republican state Sen. Mike... more »
November 22, 2010 9:39 AM
Benefit the Boogie (BtB) fundraiser will be at the Blue Moon Saloon on Sunday, November 28th from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Music and fun with a purpose. Music provided by the Radiators band.
BtB is a fundraiser to create greater awareness of the risks musicians face to their health... more »
October 8, 2010 2:37 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's getting in a fundraiser and a campaign stop when he travels to St. Louis for his brother's wedding. Jindal's office said the governor was heading to Missouri on Friday. He planned to attend a fundraiser for his gubernatorial re-election campaign on Friday... more »
October 4, 2010 9:31 AM
Immaculate Heart of Mary School will be having a BBQ fundraiser on October 16th from 11am - 2pm. They will be selling BBQ chicken dinners.
For more information call, 337-235-7843 or visit, ihmlafayette.com
September 4, 2010 8:59 PM
It's the 75th year for Morgan City's Shrimp and Petroleum Festival but it's been a tough year for both industries. The crisis in the Gulf spurred a rough shrimping season and a drilling moratorium but the cash is flowing at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival and BP is one of... more »
June 30, 2010 7:15 PM
Tomorrow night, The Shed in Scott won't just be a restaurant, instead it'll be a place where you can hear from oil spill exerts in the community and be entertained by local musicians for free.
Frank Fonnier, an Owner of The Shed, "We are getting people that are... more »
June 28, 2010 9:15 PM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A Republican running for New Hampshire governor says plans are being scrapped to hold a campaign fundraiser that was to feature a bikini contest. A spokesman for John Stephen said Friday that the campaign had no idea the contest was planned as part of a barbecue... more »
April 12, 2010 6:00 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief campaign fundraiser is recovering from injuries she suffered in a Friday night altercation with a group of people in the French Quarter. The governor's office said Monday that Allee Bautsch suffered a broken leg and her boyfriend suffered a concussion and fractured... more »
January 27, 2010 12:26 PM
Amidst all the Superbowl excitement, it is easy to forget about those who are suffering. Students from Our Lady of Fatima decided to help those in need through the black and gold.
Fatima students teamed up with local well-loved artist "King Rob" Wednesday, getting people pumped up at the... more »
December 22, 2009 11:54 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - After a slew of fundraisers around the country, Gov. Bobby Jindal is holding his next money-raising event in Louisiana - in the duck blinds of Cameron Parish. Jindal is inviting supporters to join him in his home state at the "first Jindal Fun Hunt Fundraiser"... more »
November 23, 2009 2:01 PM
Lafayette Catholic Service Centers and Bodacious Productions are kicking off the holidays with the first annual Bodacious Christmas Bash, a fundraiser and goods drive benefiting St. Joseph Diner and Toys for Tots. St. Joseph Diner serves lunch to those in need 364 days a year, providing an average of 60,000... more »
November 5, 2009 2:23 PM
The REC Class at Cathedral-Carmel School is thrilled to announce that CCS raised $2,538.00 for Acadiana Special Olympics! Congratulations to the Top Winning class Mrs. Nichols 3rd Grade!
(photo - Mary Martina and Kyle Mosing (REC students) collect money raised from the 1st graders to benefit Acadiana... more »
November 2, 2009 1:38 PM
November 2, 2009-The Acadia BASE Mentoring Program, sponsored by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office will be hosting a fundraising event on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Chef Roy's Restaurant in Rayne. Tickets to the event can be purchased for $100.00 per couple.
The event will include: -Social hour from... more »