A kitten offered for adoption by Cat Haven plays with a toy at the Broadmoor Baptist Church Christmas parade tailgate. The nonprofit needs volunteers to foster cats and kittens.

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Acadiana: The United Houma Nation, 400 Monarch Drive, Houma, is a state-recognized tribe of approximately 17,000 tribal members residing within a six-parish service area encompassing 4,570 square miles. The six parishes — Terrebonne, Lafourche, Jefferson, St. Mary, St. Bernard and Plaquemines — are located along the southeastern coast of Louisiana. On Saturday, June 10, the tribe is hosting a drive-thru food and supplies distribution event for its thousands of tribal families at its headquarters. Many volunteers are needed to help assemble and distribute the items to keep the format moving smoothly. For more information and to volunteer, contact Principal Chief Lora Ann Chaisson at (985) 223-3093 or email

Baton Rouge: Cat Haven, 11130 Harrell's Ferry Road, Baton Rouge, has a mission to lead the Greater Baton Rouge Area in becoming a no-kill community for cats and kittens by providing care, shelter and adoption services, as well as advocating routine spaying and neutering for population control. Volunteers are needed to foster cats and kittens. To volunteer, visit

New Orleans: PFLAG New Orleans Chapter, Inc., P.O. 15515 New Orleans, provides support to LGBTQ+ individuals, families and friends. Volunteers are needed to help create dynamic, relevant content for its website, giving drives, newsletters and scholarship reception. To volunteer, visit

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