Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.
The Gingerbread House Bossier/Caddo Children’s Advocacy Center is a community-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that began serving abused children in 1998. The Center works in close collaboration with local law enforcement, child protective services, the district attorney’s offices, and medical and mental health professionals to provide the best possible services for abused children and their families. Waynette & Elizabeth Smart
We want parents and grandparents to pass down the love of movies to their kids. Through RFC's monthly Family Matinees, we screen classic family films where parents can introduce their children to the films they loved as kids. Robinson Film Center's mission is to provide a venue for independent, international, and classic cinema while serving as a resource for film production and media education.
Geaux Bags are an outreach project to help children in foster care in the first 24 hours with basic bag of right sized necessities for the first night.
PEP! The Pet Education Project (a 501(c)3 volunteer run organization) is an education and outreach program that teaches the core responsibilities of pet ownership. We strive to foster humane habits in children and citizens of our community in order to reduce pet overpopulation, abuse, neglect, and euthanasia.
Project Celebration Domestic Violence Shelter - 2015 Project Celebration is the name of the local domestic violence shelter here in Shreveport, serving the Shreveport/Bossier City area. Mitzi Harris is the coordinator for the program over a large portion of North Louisiana. We asked her to share some of the vital information regarding their role in helping victims of domestic violence. What are the statistics like for domestic violence in our area and our state? Mitzi: The state of