The Foster Village-Ascension

Greetings from THE VILLAGE PEOPLE! I hope this message finds you well. I am writing today in order to tell you about our project for Leadership Ascension and to explore how you may be able to help. As you may know, the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce began its Leadership Ascension program in 1995 to educate and prepare future leaders within Ascension Parish. Since its inception, the Leadership Ascension program has become renowned as one of the preeminent leadership programs in the region.
The main goal of the Leadership Ascension Foundation is to facilitate and maintain fundraising monies to be distributed to local charitable projects in the Ascension Parish area. This corporation allows for donors to take advantage of tax benefits offered for charitable and educational purposes as exempt organizations under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.

Our project is to bring The Foster Village to Ascension Parish to help support foster families. Build a warm and inviting location for children in care to get necessities and comfort items. Help start a pilot project that Fellowship Church can use towards developing their vision of a Community Hub.
The project is intended to touch foster families in Ascension Parish and surrounding areas. Currently, Ascension Parish has approximately 115 children living in foster care.
This project will bring much needed support to families as children enter their homes in foster care. This project will also bridge established organizations together to provide a foster closet resource for families in the Ascension Parish area. The new Foster Village location will provide new and gently used items to children in foster homes in the area. The new Foster Village location will also bring visibility to the foster care community and provide an additional resource to encourage potential foster parents to open their hearts and homes to foster children.

We are reaching out to ask for financial donations toward our $50,000 goal.


Your donation will go far in helping to bring our project to fruition. I appreciate your consideration. 

We are planning to start renovations sometime early January.





This is an approved project under the Leadership Ascension Foundation - Class of 2020.  The Leadership Ascension Foundation is a registered non-profit corporation in the state of Louisiana and is a 501(c) 3 status under the IRS code.  All donations are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  No goods or services have been provided by The Leadership Ascension Foundation in consideration of the above-mentioned git.  Tax-ID # 46-3520621.

Donations

  • Stacie Melancon 
    • $25 
    • 7 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 7 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 8 mos
  • Kathleen Bonaventure  
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
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Organizer

Candace Marque Melancon 
Organizer
Gonzales, LA
Leadership Ascension Foundation 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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