Community Service

Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.  A representative list of philanthropies supported by our Chapter includes:

  • ALS Association
  • Alzheimer’s Services
  • American Heart Association
  • Baton Rouge Wheelchair Tennis
  • Bishop Ott Men’s Shelter
  • BREC
  • The Burden Center
  • Cancer Services of Baton Rouge
  • CASA
  • Connections for Life
  • District Military Initiative
  • EBR Public Library
  • Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
  • Hope Ministries
  • HYPE – Outreach of FUMC
  • IRIS Center
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
  • MADD
  • Miracle League at Cypress Mounds
  • Scholastic Book Sort
  • St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
  • Sweet Dreams Shelter
  • Theatre Baton Rouge
  • Volunteers of America
    • Atkinson House
    • Dumas House
    • Oak Park Plaza
    • Parker House
    • Partnerships in Childcare
    • Turkey Drop
    • Westmoreland House


Patronesses collect a carload of Thanksgiving dinner items at a monthly meeting to donate to Volunteers of America.


Ticktockers pose by the Pumpkin Corral after helping at the
Burden Center Corn Maze in October.

Highlights include:

  • Providing over 700 service hours with VOA Dumas House
  • Providing over 450 service hours with the Bishop Ott Sweet Dreams Shelter
  • Preparing and serving over 3,500 meals to residents of 4 separate agencies
  • Working with and for abused and neglected children, the homeless, victims of domestic violence, developmentally disabled children and adults, low-income seniors, and physically disabled adults.
  • Working to eliminate hunger and homelessness in our community
  • Helping families struggling with medical issues including cancer, ALS, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and juvenile diabetes, and substance abuse