LightHouse

Lowes Home Improvement Employees Volunteer at the LightHouse

Employees from Lowes Home Improvement Stores Make Significant Improvements to Bossier LightHouse site   More than 30 employees from our three local Lowes Home Improvement stores in Bossier City and Shreveport teamed up to repair, paint and improve the Volunteers of America’s LightHouse site in Bossier City. Volunteer projects throughout the two workdays included: Painting

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Children and Families Programs Receive Generous Grants

Children and Families Programs Receive Generous Grants Volunteers of America North Louisiana’s children and families programs, The LightHouse and partnership with Communities In Schools, receive a $335,000 grant from the Community Foundation of North Louisiana and United Way of Northwest Louisiana. This year’s award breakdown is $35,000 from the United Way of Northwest Louisiana and $300,000

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Keiontae’s Story

Keiontae, a 2018 Byrd High School graduate, has a bright future and one thing is certain—he will be working. While attending high school, Keiontae had the opportunity to learn a secondary trade at the Caddo Career and Technical Center. This duel-enrollment led to a job shadow his senior year at Holmes Honda. He knew this is

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LightHouse Program Teams Up with Junior Achievement of North Louisiana

LightHouse Program Teams Up with Junior Achievement of North Louisiana   Over 30 middle school LightHouse children silently paid attention as Junior Achievement of North Louisiana volunteer, Dan Farris, led JA It’s My Business! program at Fair Park Middle School. This is all part of a collaborative effort between Volunteers of America North Louisiana’s afterschool

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Timothy’s Story

Timothy’s Story Timothy, an United States Army Veteran, has struggled with the battle of drug addiction his entire life. This largely stems from his unstable childhood, as well as his abusive and absent father. Timothy grew up in a world of hurt and disappointment. In 2015, Timothy spent 6 months at the Volunteers of America Veteran’s Transitional

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2018 Annual Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

Volunteers of America North Louisiana honors organizations, a business and individuals at annual appreciation lunch   On Tuesday, March 13th, Volunteers of America North Louisiana honored special volunteers in North Louisiana for their selfless service during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon this week. Approximately 140 people gathered for the celebration at East Ridge Country Club. “In

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