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. 12, 2014 at L'Auberge du Lac Hotel Casino.
Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach; Julio Galan, Family & Youth President and CEO; Charles Timpa, First Federal Bank President and CEO, Christine Perry; Phil and DeWanna Tarver; Kerry Andersen, Family Foundation Board of Trustees Chair and Pinnacle Entertainment Director of Community Relations; and Greg Guilbeaux, Entergy of Louisiana Senior Region Manager.
First Federal Bank
Phil and DeWanna Tarver