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WHAT IS GIVE FOR GOOD?
Give for Good is a 24-hour online giving challenge led by The Community Foundation of North Louisiana to raise unrestricted dollars for the nonprofits in our community. It is a day of giving to celebrate the nonprofits in our community and a chance to raise thousands of dollars to make our community even better.

WHEN IS IT?
May 6, 2014 – A national day of giving to celebrate the 100th anniversary of community foundations across the country. It celebrates and recognizes the impact we can make in our community when we Give for Good!

HOW DOES IT WORK?
On May 6, 2014 anyone can visit www.giveforgoodnla.com and choose the nonprofit(s) to which they want to give! Then dollars from our local “Lagniappe Fund” and our hourly cash prizes will be used to amplify EVERY gift!

 Check back for more events!

American Red Cross- Northwest Chapter Day of Dining at Lenny’s Sub Shop (7503 Youree Drive)  A portion of sales will be donated to the Red Cross!

Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana All day Donation Stations at Silver Star Smokehouse (1201 Dixie Overland Road Bossier City) All day Donation Stations at Logan Farms (855 Pierremont Road Suite 138) Brown Bag Lunch Concert at Community Trust Bank Downtown (308 Market Street)

Girls on the Run of Shreveport Happy Hour 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Great Raft Brewing (1251 Dalzell Street)

Holy Angels Give for Good Cookout! 11:30 a.m. on the grounds of Holy Angels (10450 Ellerbe Road)

MLK Health Center Kick-Off event: May 1 at Bistro To Go (748 Lassus Street) May 6th- All day fun at Rotolos (1409 E 70th Street) and Fresco (5863 Fairfield Avenue) A portion of the sales at both restaurants will be donated to MLK Health Center

Louisiana Association for the Blind Low Vision Rehabilitation Center Donation Site (1714 Claiborne Avenue) 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., tour the facilities and view the resources available for those who are visually impaired. The BLIND Tiger (120 Texas Street) 11 a.a.m.o 7 p.m. Lunch hour through happy hour stop by The Blind Tiger and visit the Louisiana Association for the Blind Donation Station

Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling At CORE Facility (635 Stoner Avenue) Donation Stations, Tour the facility and all day meet and greet with Help line, Intensive Outpatient Program, and CORE staff

Loyola College Prep Give Around the Clock! 50's theme dress up day. Stop by during carpool line for a great photo op!

Providence House Celebrate “25 Years of bringing homeless families with children - "Home For Good” Come join the party! 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Cantina Laredo (6535 Youree Drive) Donation Station 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Jersey Mike's (7435 Youree Drive)

Rainforest Art Foundation 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hard Hat Tours every hour on the hour (710 Travis Street) First come, first serve!

Renzi Education and Art Center All-Day Coffee Break From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., get a free cup of coffee when you donate to the Renzi Center from Starbucks at Uptown Center (4800 Line Avenue)

Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center May FUN Day + IMAX 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Celebrate all things Sci-Port with rotating programs and community celebrities! (Spoiler: there will be a LIVE kangaroo, along with critters from Critter Company!) Science on the Rocks: The Science of Beer 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.at Great Raft Brewing (1251 Dalzell Street) Enjoy local beers and beer-related experiments presented by Sci-Port staff. Sci-Port's Annual Spring Cocktail Party honoring DNA Society Members Call Jennifer McMenamin at (318) 424-8673 for details. Sci-Port's Science Outreach Visit www.sciport.org and www.facebook.com/sciport for more information on where to find Sci-Port in the Shreveport-Bossier community on Tuesday, May 6.

Shreveport Historic Preservation Society and Norla Preservation Project Donation Stations at Twisted Root (8690 Line Ave.) 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Shreveport Regional Arts Council Give for ArtBreak! at Central ARTSTATION (801 Crockett Street) An afternoon/evening celebration of Shreveport/Bossier’s young Poets, Performers, Dancers, Painters, Dreamers… and their families! Join area artists working with your little ones on make-and-take hands-on art projects while they fill up on kid-friendly snacks and view the gallery of past ArtBreak Winners. For the adults we will have a complimentary adult snacks and libations as well as staff and donation stations to help you Give for ArtBreak!

St. Luke's Medical Ministry As a reflection of its mission and the services provided to the community, St. Luke's will be offer free preventive health screenings throughout the day at various locations around town. Screenings include hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol and obesity. 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. at The Highland Center (520 Olive Street) 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Southfield Grill (315 Southfield Road) 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Walmart on Shreveport-Barksdale Highway

The Center for Families  Bistro-to-go Lunch! (748 Lassus Street) 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Meet and Greet with staff and board members and visit the donation station! 125th Birthday Soiree! 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. @ The Center for Families, Serenity Garden (864 Olive Street) The evening will include live music, delectable edibles, a journey through time and a spectacular surprise.

The Glen Retirement System Donuts & Donations at The Glen  7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Location: Auditorium (403 E Flournoy Lucas Road) Swing by and Support The Glen  Grab a Newk's Salad or Sandwich Box to go! 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Location: Auditorium (403 E Flournoy Lucas Road)

The Philadelphia Center After-work Drinks at Marilynn’s Place (4041 Fern Avenue) 5:30-7:30pm, hosted by The Pink Party! Meet the staff, board, and other supporters as The Philadelphia Center debuts a short documentary about the organization.

The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club  Lunch Break and Donate from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! (2821 Greenwood Road) Pick up lunch and donate to the Boys and Girls Club. Meet staff and see the facility.

The Strand 30th Birthday Party and Season Announcement 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. @ The Strand (619 Louisiana Ave.)

Volunteers for Youth Justice Donation Stations at Rhino Coffee (721 Southfield Rd.) 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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