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Critical Need For Blood, Vitalant Asking For Donations

Critical Need For Blood, Vitalant Asking For Donations

Lafayette, LA– May 21, 2020 – Vitalant—the nation’s largest nonprofit, independent blood collector—serving the local community here in Lafayettehas declared a critical shortage of blood as supplies have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Shelter-in-place orders led to 950blood drives canceled since early Marchin our region alone, resulting in a loss of over 19,000 uncollected…MORE

Walt Disney World Announced Reopen Date

Walt Disney World Announced Reopen Date

Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida will reopen on July 11th. The announcement was made on Wednesday, May 27th. The Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will be the first to open, Epcot and Disney Hollywood Studios will open on July 15th. We’re pleased to share plans for the phased reopening of @WaltDisneyWorld Resort Theme…MORE

2020 Gueydan Duck Festival Canceled

2020 Gueydan Duck Festival Canceled

In a Facebook post on May 26th, Gueydan Duck Festival President Jerrod Broussard announced the cancellation of the 2020 festivities. In the post below, Mr. Broussard said the decision was not easy, but the festival will continue August 26-29th 2021.MORE

Church Point Family Loses Everything Due To A House Fire

Church Point Family Loses Everything Due To A House Fire

A Church Point family is now homeless and lost everything due to a fire over the weekend.  The fire was first noticed by a neighbor around Noon on Saturday.  Heather Pitre and her family were not home at the time of the fire. Heather’s neighbor called 911 and tried to help put out the blaze…MORE

Three O’Clock Project Announces Food Distribution Locations

Three O’Clock Project Announces Food Distribution Locations

The Three O’Clock Project has announced dates and times for this week’s meals to go distributions in Acadiana. Please note that times have changed for some locations, and starting on June 1, children will either need to be present or a form will need to be completed in order to verify the number of children…MORE

Pizza Hut Giving Away 500,000 Pizzas to 2020’s Graduating Seniors

Pizza Hut Giving Away 500,000 Pizzas to 2020’s Graduating Seniors

Attention Graduating Seniors!! Pizza Hut has teamed up with America’s dairy farmers to give away 500,000 pizzas. According to Pizza Hut, this is an effort to bring “some much-needed joy” amid the Covid-19 pandemic. 2020’s grads will need to visit Pizza Hut’s “Grad Party” site and sign into their Pizza Hut Rewards account.  Students will…MORE

St. Martin Parish School Board Announces Summer Feeding Program

St. Martin Parish School Board Announces Summer Feeding Program

St. Martin Parish will begin Grab and Go Meals for kids.  All Children Age 18 & Under are eligible to receive meals. 5 Breakfast and 5 Lunch Meals will be distributed once per week.  Pick up time is 10:30am-1:00pm. A completed parent pick up form is required when picking up meals without children in the vehicle. …MORE

Vitalant Urges Louisiana to Take Action and Save Lives Amidst COVID-19

Vitalant Urges Louisiana to Take Action and Save Lives Amidst COVID-19

Lafayette, LA – May 14, 2020 – The oldest and largest national independent nonprofit transfusion medicine organization, Vitalant, has launched a campaign to help COVID-19 and other patients through life-saving convalescent plasma and other blood donations. The campaign is a prompt to take action and save lives, while reminding our community in Acadiana that donations…MORE

New Orleans Saints Salute True Saints in Louisiana – Essential Workers

New Orleans Saints Salute True Saints in Louisiana – Essential Workers

 Baton Rouge – (May 15, 2020) – The New Orleans Saints have partnered with nonprofit 19 Thanks to salute essential workers across Louisiana in a new online video starring three members of the Saints football team – Offensive Tackle Ryan Ramczyk, Defensive Tackle Sheldon Rankins, and Linebacker Alex Anzalone. The three players begin the…MORE

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