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. They volunteer with their moms
every Saturday in October.

Highlights from the 2015-16 year 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 3,500meals 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