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Announcing Our 2019-20 Board of Directors

Volunteers of America North Louisiana is pleased to announce our 2019-20 Board of Directors. The newly elected members include: William C. Bradford, Jr. William, an attorney, recently joined Blanchard, Walker, O’Quin & Roberts, after four years as Shreveport’s City Attorney. He has served as Chairman of the Board for the United Way of Northwest Louisiana,

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Maur’jon: All In for Kids

Maur’jon will tell you middle school was tough and many labeled him the “bad kid.” From threatening to throw weights during PE class to frequent outburst in the classroom, his bad behavior constantly kept him from focusing on the most important thing: academics. “Grades was actually the one thing I’ve always cared about,” Maur’jon shared.

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Lance’s Story

“When I came home [from war], I was a wreck. I couldn’t sleep. I had nightmares and then, drug abuse,” Lance shares. Like many veterans, it was difficult for Lance to acclimate back into the civilian life. As a way to cope with his personal battles, Lance turned to drugs and alcohol that led to

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In Loving Memory of Tina Anderson

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa    Tina Anderson lived by this quote. If you met Tina, or were ever in her presence, then you will agree that she radiated love and happiness to all around her.   An advocate for those less

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Volunteers of America Honors Dedicated Volunteers at their Annual Appreciation Luncheon

Volunteers of America Honors Dedicated Volunteers at their Annual Appreciation Luncheon   A Sunday school class, caring individuals and long-time supporters were among those honored for exceptional service to Volunteers of America North Louisiana during our annual Volunteer Luncheon. About 130 people gathered for the celebration at East Ridge Country Club. “Each of you here

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Over 60 Home Depot Associates Volunteer at Veterans Home

Over 60 Home Depot Associates Volunteer at Veterans Home   More than 60 members of Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate-led volunteer force, volunteered on their day off today and worked to transform our Veterans Transitional Living Facility. As part of a district-wide project, 9 stores from Shreveport to East Texas participated in the annual

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