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Red Bird Ministries

Red Bird Ministries is a Catholic, pro-life and pro-family grief support ministry that focuses on bereaved families who have experienced child loss of any age or circumstance including: miscarriage, stillbirth, or after birth as an infant, child, adolescent, and even adult children.

Our ministry is for couples ran by couples. Our mission is to help parents understand grief, how to navigate through it, and how to begin the healing process. Founders and core team are all couples of loss, and desire to walk with other couples of loss in our community.

Lafayette Education Foundation

The Lafayette Education Foundation (LEF) has funded hundreds of grants and recognized thousands of teachers since it was established 30 years ago. The mission, to support and promote excellence in education, has benefited the students and community of Lafayette Parish. LEF continues to evolve to stay ommitted to its mission and stimulate optimism and inspiration among educators, parents and children.


Local Law Enforcement

Join Giles in making a tax-deductible contribution that will specifically target the debt burden of Cpl. Middlebrook’s family. Our contributions to The City of Lafayette Police Department Fallen Heroes Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana will honor his ultimate sacrifice for our community by assuring 100% of all contributions benefit Cpl. Middlebrook’s family.


Dreams Come True of Louisiana

Dreams Come True was founded for the sole purpose of providing dreams to children with life-threatening illnesses. Over the years they have remained focused on this goal. Every effort is made to maintain contact and a relationship with the children after dreams are granted.


Hunters for the Hungry Louisiana

Hunters for the Hungry allows hunters to donate freshly harvested meat to food banks in the surrounding area. Participating processors will process the meat, giving the backstrap and tenderloin back to the hunter, and donating the rest to the hungry.


Acadiana Community Heroes

Acadiana Heroes recognizes one deserving person or non-profit organization and awards them $3000 from Giles Automotive for their hard work and for giving of themselves to the community.


Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana

Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.


The Outreach Center

The Outreach Center’s mission is to address the root causes of homelessness and assist these women and children in need by providing critical recovery services – access to housing, meaningful employment, and addictions treatment. They offer second chances and a ‘hand-up’ for those in need of a little kindness.


Acadiana Animal Aid

Acadiana Animal Aid is a no kill animal adoption center for dogs and cats in the Acadiana area. The dedicated volunteers and staff at AAA are fueled by passion, responsibility to educate, advocate, rescue, shelter, and protect all animals in our care until they all have a home.