Difference Makers

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When it comes to hospitality, generosity and resiliency, no one compares to Louisianans! Our community is home to some of the most amazing people & it’s my job to make sure we highlight the good news too! 

The purpose of our partnership with Dudley DeBosier is to shine a light on those who make our community a better place to live and make us hopeful about the future. Our hope is that you are inspired and blessed by these “Difference Makers!”

Difference Makers: Recognizing a woman who helped grant a last wish

Katie Valenciano with Celebrity Theatres didn't do it for the recognition. She simply made a woman's last wish come true because her heart told her to do the right thing. ...Well, Unfiltered with Kiran's partners at Dudley DeBosier saw the good Katie did and surprised her. Special thanks to Woodhouse Day Spa for their donated gift![+] Show More

Local organization asking for help picking up flags planted for Memorial Day

BATON ROUGE — An organization of mothers, aimed at supporting military veterans and promoting patriotism, is seeking volunteers for a clean-up project. Every year, the Blue Star Mothers of La, Chapter 1, plants 11,000 flags at the State Capitol on the Saturday before Memorial Day to honor Louisiana’s fallen military men and women. The local…

Therapy center provides support for children with disabilities and their families

DENHAM SPRINGS — Being different can be amazing and extraordinary and a local non-profit organization embraces that in the services it provides. Launch Therapy Center in Denham Springs serves children with disabilities and their families in ways that include speech, occupational and physical therapy. Launch provides more than just therapy services, according to the organization’s founder…

Difference Makers: Organization devoted to keeping schools safer

LIVINGSTON — Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputy and school resource officer Brett Savant wanted to figure out how to keep students and staff safer at schools and he figured it out through the organization he founded less than a year ago. Savant founded the Save Our Kidz organization devoted to providing additional first aid and life-saving…

Foundation saving lives through free rides & narcan

A man is using his past experiences to help others move forward with a nonprofit organization he started last year. Jean-Paul Angelle founded the Levi Grace Foundation, named after his two children, which is geared toward saving lives by providing free rides to rehab facilities and providing free Narcan to those who need it. “Over the…


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