BECOME A VOLUNTEER
How can you Help?
You can become a volunteer in many areas of need.
– Assist during regular business hours to help as receptionists, answering the phones, scheduling appointments and greeting clients
-Spend time in prayer daily, weekly or monthly, before the Blessed Sacrament in Our Lady of Guadalupe chapel in our office during regular business hours.
-Meet with and talk to women and their families threatened by abortion, offering assistance and life affirming alternatives.
Friends of the Foundation
– Perform odd jobs that are needed like assembling baby beds, mowing the yard, trimming shrubs, helping with newsletter mail-outs
St. Marguerite House Moms
-Befriend a client, providing encouragement and support both socially and spiritually. Teach clients to cook or help transport them to appointments. We also need overnight assistance.
Baby and Me Boutique Angels
– Assist with the inventory of maternity and baby clothes, supplies, pricing of merchandise, help with maintenance, storage, ect.
-Trained and licensed ultrasound technicians are needed to provide free ultrasounds, which allows the mother to hear her babies’ heartbeat and see the movement of her baby in the womb.
– Develop policy, approve budgets and assist with community relations and fundraising activities.
Sponsor-A-Life Advocacy Packages
- $2,500 Education Package for A New Mom
EMPOWER A NEW MOM TO BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT FOR A BIGHTER FUTURE
Acadiana Career College: Dental Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, EKG Technician, Medical Insurance & Coding
- $200 Deliver Package For Baby or Mom
INSPIRE THE LITTLEST FEET TO MAKE THE BIGGEST IMPACT
Baby: Car Seat/Stroller, Diapers, Wipes, Diaper Bag, Bottles, Health Care Kit
Mom: Taxi For hospital, Gown/Robe, Toiletry, Post-partum Essentials, Travel Bag
- $100 Baptism for either Baby or Mom
ENCOURAGE MOTHERS TO BAPTIZE THEIR BABIES IN THE CATHOLIC FAITH
Baby: Christening Gown, Bonnet, Shoes, Rosary, Medal & Book of Prayers
Mom: Outfit, Shoes, Cake, and Priest Fee
- $70 houses a single pregnant mother and provides much more than food, clothing & shelter. It also provides counseling, educational classes, parenting skills, vocational training, health care information, budgeting assistance and more.
- $35 provides formula, diapers, baby wipes and other essentials to keep a St. Marguerite Home baby healthy and happy for one week.
More than 1,200 calls come in to our 24/7 pregnancy center helpline each year: 337-289-9366 (local); 877-8-4-WOMEN (877-849-6636) toll free.
Average length of stay is predicted to be approximately 6 months.
- $5,000 Room Sponsor. You can sponsor a room with a $5,000.00 donation. Your family name will be enshrined with a plaque dedicated in your honor and the room may be interior decorated to your design.
Realizing Post Abortion depression and anxiety is a real hurt in our country, we offer a Post Abortion Healing Program.
We accept donations online, simply click donate above.
Contact us by email, phone 337-289-9366 or write:
The DesOrmeaux Foundation,Inc.
1331 Jefferson St.
Lafayette, LA. 70501
PROLIFE MOVIE "UNPLANNED"
CLICK LINK TO WATCH THE OFFICIAL TRAILER OF "UNPLANNED"
The ProLife Movie, "Unplanned", which is endorsed by Bishop Deshotel, comes out at The Grand 16 in Lafayette on March 29th. This is a movie about the life of Abby Johnston, former director of Planned Parenthood turned Anti-Abortion Activist. Since the release of her biography, almost 500 workers left Planned Parenthood. The movie is only in select theatres, but a sellout weekend guarantees the movie will show in more theatres across the country. Please purchase advanced tickets as soon as they become available.
CELEBRATE LIFE BANQUET
SO GRATEFUL AND FEELING BLESSED
Thank you to all our sponsors, supporters, guest speakers, emcee, auctioneer, volunteers, staff and banquet committee for a succesful fundraiser. Because of your generosity we raised over $30,000. Our foundation runs primarily on donations, so these dollars help provide FREE services and resources to moms in crisis pregnancies. Thanks for helping us provide help and hope for these mothers and their babies through our minitries. Changing Hearts and Saving Lives.
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!
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