A perfect gift that keeps giving by helping moms choose LIFE! 100 Cajun Recipes by our Founder Brenda DesOrmeaux. Click Learn More to join in this fundraiser by Ordering Your Cookbooks Today! Shipped right to your door!

Celebrate Life Donation

You can keep little hearts beating by contributing to our month-long fundraiser.

20 Years of Saving Babies

20th Anniversary Mass & Reception to celebrate the thousands of hearts changed and lives saved through the DesOrmeaux Foundation’s Pro-Life Ministry.

Callie's Story

Hear a story of one of our residents who explains how your help gave her hope for her two children.

Misty's Story

Watch this incredible story of how your donations help change hearts and save babies.

Jana's Story

Click LEARN MORE to listen to an incredible testimony of Adoption shared by a DesOrmeaux Foundation client as she witnesses to others in our lobby.

Recommit to Life

Click LEARN MORE to hear how you are the light in the darkness for the voiceless.

Our Pro-LIfe Ministries

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. Her goal is to decrease the amount of broken families in our country by strengthening the bond between husband and wife.

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.


Click LEARN MORE to hear why our Founder, Brenda DesOrmeaux has been a pro-life advocate for over 40 years and learn why her goal is to see Louisiana become the first state to overturn Roe v Wade.

Theology of the Body

Sign up for The Cajun Catechist Adele Guillot’s FREE 4-part TOB workshops hosted at The DesOrmeaux Foundation. Click View Video for more

Antidote to the Culture of Death

Click LEARN MORE to hear how your donations are changing hearts and saving lives. After 20 years, The DesOrmeaux Foundation has expanded to four ministries, added Post Abortion Workshops and continues its strong belief that it all begins with Theology of the Body.

Let Me Live (Cry of the Unborn)

“After watching the incomprehensible celebrations of death, in the halls of our government recently, I was moved to write this song/video, in hopes to move others in the direction of life.” -Randy Clifford

Why the Church says NO to Contraception

Theology of the Body is the ANTIDOTE to the Culture of Death. CLICK below to hear Adele Guillot’s presentation “Why the church says no to contraception” hosted at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.

MiMi's Attic Spring PSA

Did you know your spring cleaning could save babies? Thanks to your donations, the non-profit organization provides FREE services to help mothers choose life.

Foundation Fall PSA

It’s Football Season! The DesOrmeaux Foundation has 3 easy ways to win the battle to defend human life, born & unborn. Team up with us to help mother’s get free services to 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.

First Lady Luncheon

KLFY features our founder who tells of her excitement about being invited to The First Lady’s Luncheon in Washington DC. CLICK Learn More for the full story.

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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MiMi’s Attic   Formerly Shop DesOrmeaux

Home Goods Resale Store – Furniture, Housewares, Small Appliances & More. All items have been donated. Shop all the great deals.

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We have a huge need for our Maternity Home pantry!

Here's the LINK to Shop from our Amazon Wish List: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/38TUNFKEAEQF5?ref_=wl_share

Wish List: Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Diapers (all sizes, especially size 3, 4, 5 & 6), Wipes, Laundry Detergent, Lysol Spray & Disinfectant Wipes, Furniture Polish, 13 Gallon Trash Bags, 2 Gallon, Gallon & Quart Freezer Zip Lock Bags, Dishwasher Pods or Liquid, Body Wash, Deodorant, Windex, Pine Sol Lemon, Toilet Bowl Cleaner & Brush, Bottled Water, Community Coffee, Copy Paper, Towels, Wash Clothes, plus Grocery or Office Supply Gift Cards are always welcomed!

Buy items at Amazon Smile www.smile.amazon.com and choose The DesOrmeaux Foundation as your Charity and we receive a percentage of the sale (See Partnership info below). Have items shipped or bring your gifts to our office: 1331 Jefferson Street in Lafayette, M-TH between 8:30am - 4:30pm. For questions call:  337.289.9366



For More Information or for an Appointment, Please Call

(337) 289-9366



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