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Gov. Edwards Proclaims November 12-16, 2018        LBF Kids' Chance Awareness Week

Gov. Edwards Proclaims November 12-16, 2018 LBF Kids' Chance Awareness Week

November 12-16, 2018, has officially been proclaimed Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids’ Chance Awareness Week by Governor John Bel Edwards. The LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship Program provides scholarships to the children of Louisiana workers who have been killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers' Compensation Act or law.

  • This year 15 scholarships were given totaling $50,500.
  • Click here for scholarship guidelines
  • Online applications for the 2019-20 school year will be available online December 1, 2018. The deadline to apply is February 18, 2019.
  • You can always be a Kids’ Chance sponsor or make a donation
  • The LBF Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program was started in 2004, and is administered by the LBF and is governed by a committee representing a cross-section of the state’s legal and workers’ compensation communities.
  • Since 2004 the LBF Kids’ Chance program has awarded 290 scholarships totaling $664,100.
  • The first Kids’ Chance program began in Georgia in 1988 and now there are programs in 43 states.
  • Kids’ Chance believes that we can make a significant difference in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals.
  • Click here for more information on Kids’ Chance.

How can you get involved?

  • Change Collection. Encourage all employees or board members to bring in change all week. Jars with the Kids’ Chance mission on them can be placed around the office for easy access. This can even be made a competition with different departments keeping their own jars. All the change collected can then be donated to Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program.
  • Dress Down Day. Have a casual office day where employees can only participate if they donate to Kids’ Chance.
  • 50/50 Raffle. Hold a 50/50 raffle one day at the office with proceeds going toward Kids’ Chance.
  • Pizza Lunch. Have a pizza lunch day with chips and soda. Employees can participate if they make a donation to Kids’ Chance.
  • Kids’ Chance Info Session. Hold a brief info session to share the Kids’ Chance mission and initiatives with employees. Provide a prize or give-away to those who attend.
  • Press. Share any Kids’ Chance press, written during the week or otherwise, on social media and with Kids’ Chance of America. Tag @KidsChanceInc!

Apply Now for 2018-19 Kids' Chance Scholarship

Apply now for the 2018-19 LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship. We are now accepting applications-deadline to apply is February 19, 2018.

 

See the Schools LBF Kids' Chance Recipients Attend

LBF Kids' Chance Awarded 15 scholarships totaling $50,500 for the 2018-19 school year at the following schools:

Bossier Parish Community College

Delgado Community College

Louisiana State University-Alexandria

Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge

Loyola University New Orleans

McNeese State University

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Northshore Technical Community College

University of New Orleans

NCCI Supports LBF Kids' Chance

NCCI Supports LBF Kids' Chance

LBF President Valerie Briggs Bargas with NCCI State Relations Executive Laura Bryan at the Louisiana State Advisory Forum. NCCI Supports Kids' Chance Scholarships in Louisiana! Find out more about LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship Program.

Kids' Chance Golf Tournament

Kids' Chance Golf Tournament

A big thank you to Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation for hosting the 15th Annual Kids' Chance Golf Tournament at the Country Club of Louisiana. 

All proceeds go to fund LBF Kids' Chance scholarships. 

2017 Kids' Chance Golf Tournament

2017 Kids' Chance Golf Tournament

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) presented checks to three of the 20 Kids' Chance Scholarship recipients for the for the 2017-18 school year. The checks were distributed at the 14th annual Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corp. (LWCC) Kids' Chance golf tournament at the Country Club of Louisiana. All proceeds from the tournament are donated to the scholarship program.   

LBF Awards $50,500 in 2018-19 Kids' Chance Scholarships

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship program is awarding $50,500 in scholarships to 15 students. Scholarships are awarded to dependent children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers’ Compensation Act or law.

The LBF Kids' Chance Program was started in 2004 and is administered by the LBF and governed by a committee representing a cross-section of the state's legal and workers compensation communities.

Since 2004, the LBF has awarded 290 scholarships totaling $664,100.

Applications for the 2019-20 school will be available on December 1, 2018.

See the Schools LBF Kids' Chance Recipients Attend

LBF Kids' Chance awarded 20 scholarships totaling $59,000 for the 2017-18 school year at the following schools:

Bossier Parish Community College

Delgado Community College

Delta Community College

Louisiana State University-Alexandria

Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge

Loyola University New Orleans

McNeese State University

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Nicholls State University

Northshore Technical Community Collegge

SOWELA Community College

Tulane University

University of Louisiana Lafayette

University of New Orleans

 

Kids' Chance Awareness Week is Nov. 13-17

Kids' Chance Awareness Week is Nov. 13-17

National Kids’ Chance Awareness Week is designed to highlight Kids’ Chance initiatives, programs, and state organizations and raise awareness about Kids’ Chance and our mission. 

The Louisiana Bar Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana.



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