OUR FOUNDER

Thanks be to God for allowing Brenda DesOrmeaux to have the vision and dedication to save babies by helping all the pregnant women in our community. Brenda DesOrmeaux has been happily married for 50 years. She has found the solution to how to make your marriage great. Her goal is to decrease the amount of broken families in our country by strengthening the bond between husband and wife.

Callie's Story

Hear from one of the St. Marguerite D’Youville Maternity Home Residents who says her life and that of her two babies were saved thanks to the help received from The DesOrmeaux Foundation. Her testimony echos our gratefulness to all the donors & volunteers who support life.

Lives Saved

Internationally acclaimed model, actress, film & television star, producer & author, Jennifer O’Neill helped feature two young moms whose lives were changed because of your donations to The DesOrmeaux Foundation. Video produced by Project Abortion: The Untold Story, a Pro-Life Advocacy Project.

DesOrmeaux Fall PSA

The DesOrmeaux Foundation funds three ministries that support life, born and unborn. Thanks to your donations, the non-profit organization provides FREE services to help mothers choose life.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel

Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel is located inside our facility in Lafayette. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Wednesday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. A 30-minute Holy Mass is held with a different priest every month at 11:30am. Call us for details.

Our Mission


The Desormeaux Foundation, Inc is dedicated to defending human life at all stages of development, born and unborn. That is, the infant in the womb, the elderly, the handicapped, the homeless and all who are threatened by our present culture of death.

Women’s Center of Lafayette

We offer our services to any woman who is pregnant, or thinks she may be pregnant.

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St. Marguerite d’Youville Maternity Home

Our home welcomes homeless pregnant women. In some situations we will allow women with small children. Each individual situation is unique.

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Baby & Me Boutique

The Baby & Me Boutique, a thrift store in downtown Lafayette, specializes in maternity and baby items.

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Shop DesOrmeaux

All items have been donated. Shop all the great deals.

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Wish List

We have a huge need for our Maternity Home pantry!

Buy items at Amazon Smile www.smile.amazon.com or bring your gift to our office: 1331 Jefferson Street in Lafayette, between 8:30am - 4:30pm or call for other arrangements: 337.289.9366

Aluminum Foil, Bleach, Body Wash, Case of Water, Coffee, Comet, Diapers (all sizes), Dish Soap, Fabuloso Cleaner, Furniture Polish, Infant Baby Bottles, Kitchen Trash Bags, Kleenex, Laundry Detergent, Lysol Spray, Paper Towels, Printer Ink (HP63:XL black/tricolor), Toilet Bowl Cleaner & Brush, Toilet Paper, Wipes.

Gift Cards at Walmart or Super 1 are always welcomed!

Volunteer & Donate

For More Information or for an Appointment, Please Call

(337) 289-9366

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The Desormeaux Foundation partners with Amazon Smile

What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?
Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

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