If you missed our virtual celebration on October 23, don't worry! You can watch the entire ceremony below.
The Champions of Service are selected from a poll of statewide nominees - people, groups, and businesses in Louisiana - who demonstrate compassion and dedication, leadership, and initiative, or innovation and creativity in addressing community challenges while serving others. Volunteer Louisiana recognizes six regional champions as well as statewide AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and corporate champions each year. For the past several years, Volunteer Louisiana usually welcomes the Champions and their guests to the Capital Area for an in-person gala. However, due to coronavirus, the ceremony was moved online, and our team at Volunteer Louisiana traveled to present the awards to each winner. If you'd like to learn more about each champion, watch their videos here.
"Volunteerism shows the strength of Louisiana's character and the resilience of our spirit." - Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser
Last year, more than 929,000 Louisiana residents volunteered, contributing 81.1 million hours of service at an estimated economic value of more than $1.9 billion.
If you are interested in finding volunteer opportunities in your area, visit Volunteer Now.