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 »
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"Our goal is pretty simple, we're here to protect the... 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 »
LAFAYETTE, LA LA The Outreach Center's philosophy is to assist those in need and they work diligently with their partners to secure a safe shelter from the cold outdoor elements expected tonight. The Lighthouse Women & Children Shelter will open it's doors to accommodate as many women and children as... 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 »
The Palates and Pate benefit has been called the social event of the season, but for the first time in it's 9 year run, the event has not sold out. The event benefits the Outreach Center, a charitable organization which helps less fortunate across Acadiana. "We're kind of nervous about... more »
Lafayette, LA - The Outreach Center's annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive will be held on Sunday, October 11th from 10AM to 3PM. Local sportsmen and their families are encouraged to "clean out your freezers" and donate frozen processed game and fish from the 2008 season. Collection sites will... more »
The Outreach Center's annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive will be held on Sunday, October 11th from 10AM to 3PM. Local sportsmen and their families are encouraged to "clean out your freezers" and donate frozen processed game and fish from the 2008 season. Collection sites will be set up... more »