The Causeway Police Charitable Foundation recently hosted a Sporting Clay Tournament. The money raised goes to the Homeless Outreach to the Youth of St. Tammany (HOYST) to assist local needy or homeless children that are currently enrolled in school. The Foundation previously used most of the proceeds towards buying the juvenile patients Christmas presents at Southeast Louisiana Hospital, but is no longer able to do so since it has become a private institution. The Foundation has also donated to other charities in the area such as ARC of New Orleans and STARC (St. Tammany ARC).
Over the past 2 years, GEC has been recognized as the largest contributor to the Causeway Police Charitable Foundation. It is because of our company that the Foundation is capable of helping so many children within the southeast area of the state. GEC’s Gavin Gillen serves as the chairman for the Foundation, and was very pleased with the event. Ben Bartlett, Cary Bourgeois, Derrick Goudeau, Adam Reed, and Terry Ross also had a great time participating in the tournament.
GEC Participates in Charity Golf Tournament
DOTD’s Jeff Burst recently hosted a charity golf tournament to raise awareness of Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome and donate money to the Pitt-Hopkins Research Foundation. Bob Boagni, Ed Champagne, Brian Buckel, Kati Chastain, and Phil Meyers participated in the tournament and had a great time contributing to the event.
Carson Enlow is a three year old from Prairieville diagnosed with Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome. She is one of only 250 children across the globe with this disease. Carson will have major developmental delays and will need the help of her parents most of her life. Even though the disease she suffers from is very rare, there is research going on looking to find answers.
Total proceeds from the tournament allowed the charity to donate a check of ten thousand dollars to the Foundation. GEC was proud to be involved with the event.