We are an international, non-profit, charitable organization, which has a rich history of service to the needy of our community.
Our mission, through person-to-person contact, mass feeding, sheltering and other channels, encompasses every form of aid which alleviates suffering and promotes dignity and integrity. All races, creeds, colors, origins, castes, opinions and genders are served.
In elementary and middle school, the typical student spends between 900 and 1,000 hours in the classroom each year, but, too often, the lessons they learn on the playground are the ones that have the greatest impact in their lives. Education is their only way out of poverty, but being ridiculed for not having the proper attire can cause a child’s excitement about learning to be overshadowed by the fear of embarrassment and humiliation… (Click here to continue reading)
Ribbon Cutting & Groundbreaking
On Wednesday, May 22, Bishop Michael Duca led community leaders in cutting the ribbon of our newly completed Bishop Ott Sweet Dreams Shelter Expansion Project. The expansion of 46 beds opened about a year ago. It has served hundreds of homeless mothers and children, fathers and children, and couples with children. Community support has kept hope alive for these homeless families who had nowhere else to turn… (Click here to continue reading)
Major Reginald R. Brown, Sr. has been a community hero for many years. He is a retired East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Deputy of 25 years and is presently the Baton Rouge City Constable. He has received many awards throughout his career, including the Golden Deeds Award and the Southern University Trailblazer Award. Our local Holiday Helpers was the brainchild of Constable Brown and a group of volunteers who cared about bringing our community together in a positive way….