BECOME A VOLUNTEER
You can help by sharing your Time, Talents & Treasures!
– 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.
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.
-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.
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.
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.
The DesOrmeaux Foundation, Inc / 1331 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
We have a huge need for our Maternity Home & Transition Home pantries!
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
Wish List: Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Diapers (all sizes, especially size 3, 4, 5 & 6), Wipes, Infant Baby Bottles, Towels, Wash Clothes, Body Wash, Deodorant, Furniture Polish, 13 Gallon Trash Bags, Gallon & Quart Freezer Zip Lock Bags, Dishwasher Pods or Liquid, Laundry Detergent, Lysol Spray & Disinfectant Wipes, Bathroom Cleaners, Windex, Toilet Bowl Cleaner & Brush, Bottled Water, Community Coffee, Copy Paper, and Grocery or Office Supply Gift Cards are always welcomed!
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