Category Archives: Investment & Impact

Thank you!

The LEH thanks the Greater New Orleans Foundation and our many supporters for making GiveNOLA Day a rewarding twenty-four hours. We kicked things off at WWL-TV, moved onto Dee’s Coffee

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Get us on the roof for GIVENOLA Day!

Our supporters, partners and friends keep the LEH mission alive every day through donations, grants and subscriptions to Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine. On Tuesday, May 6, the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day offers an extraordinary one-day, online giving event to benefit New Orleans area nonprofits. Every dollar you donate to the LEH through the GiveNOLA portal will be increased by additional “lagniappe” dollars provided by GNOF and their generous GiveNOLA sponsors.

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Pennington Foundation Renews Support for PRIME TIME across Greater Baton Rouge

Students at Carver Elementary thank the Pennington Foundation
Students at Carver Elementary thank the Pennington Foundation

The Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 gift to the LEH, renewing its support for PRIME TIME Family Reading Time programming across Greater Baton Rouge in 2014.  A total of four PRIME TIME programs will be implemented in East and West Baton Rouge schools and libraries during the spring and fall 2014 cycles, impacting an estimated 160 3-10 year-old children, as well as their parents or guardians. Continue reading Pennington Foundation Renews Support for PRIME TIME across Greater Baton Rouge

Beaird Family Foundation Funds PRIME TIME PreSchool in Caddo Parish

PT Kids CaddoThe Shreveport-based Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation recently made a $25,875 donation to deliver five PRIME TIME Preschool programs in Caddo Parish in 2014.  The gift will enable the LEH to deliver PRIME TIME Preschool programming in Greater Shreveport for the first time and impact an estimated 150 preschool-age children and their parents.  Additionally, the Preschool programming will be aligned with and reinforce other PRIME TIME programming now underway in Caddo Parish, including PRIME TIME Family Reading Time, PRIME TIME HomeRoom, and PRIME TIME Teacher Institutes for Advanced Study.  This comprehensive, cross-sector approach, known as PRIME TIME Full Circle, is aimed at creating a culture of literacy and excellence across the Greater Shreveport community.  Continue reading Beaird Family Foundation Funds PRIME TIME PreSchool in Caddo Parish