Philanthropy is the act of individual citizens contributing money or goods, along with their time and skills, to promote the well-being of others and the betterment of the community.
The Family Foundation promotes philanthropic activities, primarily in Southwest Louisiana, and works to connect donors, philanthropic organization, foundations, and corporations to community priorities that will enhance the quality of family and community life for generations to come.
In addition to developing an endowment to sustain the programs of Family & Youth, the Family Foundation
Philanthropy Celebration and Awards Reception is hosted by the Foundation in conjunction with the Connections Count Conference, Feb. 16, 2012 at L'Auberge du Lac Hotel Casino.
Bill LeBlanc, Secretary of Mallard Cove MGA; Troy Higginbotham, Treasurer of Mallard Cove MGA; Pap Williams, Vice President of Mallard Cove MGA; Derek Smith, Golf Professional at Mallard Cove; Sheila Pounders, Director of Customer Serivce of Entergy; John and Ginny Henning; Mike and Martha Holleman; and Julio Galan, President and CEO of Family Foundation of Southwest Louisiana.