A Message from Our President

Children and families are important to Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana and the 16 parishes we serve in southeast Louisiana. Each year, our GolfStar Classic Tournament helps create forever families like Kim, Calvin and baby Luke. This young family is featured on this website and if you’ve read their story, you know it was truly a miracle that brought them together. After struggling through years of unsuccessful attempts to conceive, they decided to adopt and 10 months ago, Luke changed their lives forever. It's heartwarming to see the joy this wonderful little boy has brought into Kim and Calvin's lives.

Since 1942, hundreds of “forever families” started with Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana. Times have changed for women, but the need remains for maternity counseling for young women and adoption counseling for couples who delayed starting their families. Volunteers of America's Adoption and Maternity Program remains as relevant as it was 75 years ago. The GolfStar Classic Tournament, started by adoptive parents in 1992, continues to draw members of our community willing to commit to financial support while having a day of fun. Please join us on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, for a round of golf at TPC, a PGA-rated course. Thank you in advance for your generous contributions, and “Laissez les bons temps rouler.”



James M. LeBlanc