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LWCC Hosts Kids' Chance Golf Tournament

The LWCC hosted their 16th Annual Kids' Chance Invitational Golf Tournament in Baton Rouge. Some of the 2019-20 LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship recipients enjoyed lunch and received checks prior to the tournament. This year LBF awarded 16 scholarships totaling $55,500. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year will be available online December 1. Contact the LBF if you would like information about the LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship Program. 

 

2019-20 Kids' Chance Application Now Open

The Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids' Chance Scholarship Program is helping kids achieve their dreams. The 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. 

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a dependent of a worker killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Worker's Compensation Act or law.
  • Must be a Louisiana resident between the ages of 16 and 25.
  • Must maintain a "C" average or higher.
  • Must demonstrate substantial financial need.
  • Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree (bachelor's or associate's) or vocational education and training (certificate or license) from an accredited Louisiana (*) university, community, technical or vocational college and/or state approved proprietary school.

 *An exception may be made for attendance at an accredited out of state institution for extraordinary reasons.

Apply now for the 2019-20 school year. Deadline to apply is Monday, February 18, 2019.

LBF Kids' Chance Awareness Week November 11-15

Every year the entire Kids’ Chance community (now in 47 states) dedicates one special week to raising awareness of Kids’ Chance nationwide. This year, Kids’ Chance Awareness Week will be held November 11-15, 2019. In Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards has proclaimed it LBF Kids’ Chance Awareness Week. During this week the committee will be sending care packages to our current Kids’ Chance scholarship recipients. Attend our “Kids’ Chance Awareness Meet and Greet” at Urban South Brewery in New Orleans on Wednesday, November 13, from 5-7.

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program is for dependents of Louisiana Workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year will be available online December 1, 2019.

Click here for more info about LBF Kids’ Chance

Click here for program guidelines. 

Too young for college? sign up for Planning for the Future and when the time is right, Kids’ Chance will make contact.

You can help with Awareness Week this year-

·         We are looking for donations of your company swag and gift cards to include in the Kids’ Chance Care packages.

·         You can host a “Dress Down for Kids’ Chance Day,” with donors getting to wear jeans to work for the day.

·         Host a “Pizza Party for Kids’ Chance,” letting donors have a fun pizza party at work.

·         Attend our “Kids’ Chance Awareness Meet and Greet” at Urban South Brewery in New Orleans on Wednesday, November 13, from 5-7.

 

Contact Dee Jones if you have questions or want to get involved with helping families of Louisiana workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident, call 504-561-1046 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

 

 

 

 

Thank You NCCI

Thank you NCCI for your support of the Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program!

Pictured L-R at the NCCI Advisory Forum in Baton Rouge: James Crumel, NCCI’s Account Services Executive; Melody Misiaszek, NCCI’s Account Services Executive; Mike Street-LBF President; Laura Hart Bryan, NCCI’s State Relations Executive; and Megan Grant, NCCI’s Sr. Counsel.

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

 



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