The United Way Adopt-A-School program creates, mobilizes and fosters a grassroots connection
between schools and the business and private sectors of Lafayette Parish. The program provides a direct link between
the community, work-world and the classroom.
the cornerstone for success in school, work and life and it benefits the whole
community. Through this effort, United
Way of Acadiana connects businesses, organizations and individuals that have a
vast amount of human resources, talents and other assets to schools that are
interested in strengthening, enriching and enhancing the quality of education
in Lafayette parish.
Way of Acadiana and the Lafayette Parish School System value their relationship
as community partners and collaboratively provides opportunities to engage
communities in meaningful programs and volunteer experiences that support local
education. Through this partnership, we
engage corporate partners, nonprofits, churches, civic groups and individual
volunteers in programs and activities that support teachers, administrators and
Home Bank has adopted Northside High School, and here's what they had to say about the partnership ...
"Our company is a community partner, and that means the
entire community. We believe there should be no failing schools in Lafayette.
We believe in Northside, and we’re excited to work with the passionate
administrators and educators there to help the Class of 2015 and beyond."
HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?
United Way of Acadiana believes that it takes all of
us, working together, to make a difference. We partner businesses, organizations or
individuals will to donate time, resources, energy and/or expertise to at least
one participating school with matching needs. See below to enroll.