BECOME A VOLUNTEER

You can help by sharing your Time, Talents & Treasures!

Phone Volunteers

– Assist during regular business hours to help as receptionists, answering the phones, scheduling appointments and greeting clients.

 

Prayer Warriors

-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.

 

Counsultants

-Meet with and talk to women and their families threatened by abortion, offering assistance and life affirming alternatives.

 

Office Assist or Small Maintenance Projects 

– Perform odd jobs that are needed in office like filing, help with quarterly newsletter mail-outs, stuff baby bottles for fundraising campaigns, or help maintain our campus with jobs like pressure washing, mowing grass, trimming shrubs, weeding or painting.

 

“House Moms” / St. Marguerite Maternity Home & Mother Teresa Transitional Home 

-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 & MiMi’s Attic Angels

– Assist with the inventory of maternity and baby clothes, supplies, pricing of merchandise, help with maintenance, storage, ect or assist with furniture, housewares & home decor inventory. 

 

Ultrasound Technicians

-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.

 

Board Members

– Develop policy, approve budgets and assist with community relations and fundraising activities.

 

CLICK HERE to download a VOLUNTEER APPLICATION.  Please fill out and mail or drop off at our office when you visit for a Campus Tour to get an overview of the ministries under the umbrella of The DesOrmeaux Foundation: The Women’s Center, St. Marguerite d’Youville Maternity Home, Mother Teresa Transitional Home, Baby & Me Boutique and MiMi’s Attic.

CLICK HERE to view VOLUNTEER TASK LIST. Match your talents with a need.

Email: [email protected] / Lisa Viator, Volunteer Director / Call 337.289.9366

 

 

 

Become a Friend of the Foundation.

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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 Make a Donate above or click Donate below.

Thank you for sharing your time, talents and treasures to help change hearts and save lives.

CONTACT US by Email: [email protected], phone 337-289-9366.

The DesOrmeaux Foundation, Inc / 1331 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA 70501 

 

WISH LIST

 

 

We have a huge need for our Maternity Home & Transitional Home pantries!

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

Aluminum Foil, Bottled Water, Community Coffee, Diapers (all sizes, especially size 4, 5 & 6), Wipes, Infant Baby Bottles, Furniture Polish, 13 Gallon Trash Bags, Gallon & Quart Freezer Zip Lock Bags, Kleenex, Dishwasher & Laundry Detergent, Lysol Spray, Paper Towels, Bathroom Cleaners, Windex, Toilet Bowl Cleaner & Brush, Toilet Paper, Body Wash, Deodorant, Copy Paper & Printer Ink (HP63:XL black/tricolor),

Grocery or Office Supply Gift Cards are always welcomed!

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER & DONATE

 

For More Information or for an Appointment, Please Call

(337) 289-9366

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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.