• We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone - Ronald Reagan

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4thekids Baton Rouge, Inc. is a teen-founded charity organized in 2012 to expand and improve the children’s hospital facilities in Baton Rouge, and to encourage and promote teen involvement in our endeavor for the construction of a freestanding children’s hospital in our capital city of Louisiana. We believe in making things better for children.
4thekids has tax-exempt status under IRS 501 (c) (3) and is classified as a public charity. Contributions to 4thekids Baton Rouge, Inc. are deductible under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. All proceeds go to Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital.

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13 Community Events

"Coeur”sage Project, Live Teen Concerts, Charity Estate Sales, T-shirt Sales, Chili Cookoff Bake Sales, Our Lady of the Lake Phone- a- thon, Highland Place Shopping Center Holiday Open House, Baton Rouge Cotillion First Annual Charity Event, Louisiana State and Regional Chili Cookoff, Model United Nations Youth State Conference, Kappa Sigma Fraternity Philanthropy Project 2014, The Bengal Belles Charity Spotlight, Bayou Country Superfest Promotion Display

7 High Schools

St. Joseph’s Academy, Catholic High School, Louisiana State University Laboratory School, The Dunham High School, St. Michael the Archangel High School, Episcopal High School, Runnels School

6 Magazine Features

St. Joseph’s Academy Connections (Winter 2015), InRegister (May 2014), 225 (May 2014), City Social (December 2013), The Catholic Commentator (October 4, 2013), Baton Rouge Parent’s Magazine (October 2013)

35K In Donations

$5,000 in 2013, $10,000 in 2014, and $20,000 in 2015! Help us make $40,000 in 2016!

Annual Events

ANNUAL

Events

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Chili Cookoff Bake Sales

Each year, Louisiana State Chili Cook-off is held John M. Parker Coliseum at LSU along with the Annual Garden Show.

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T-shirt Sales

4thekids began its fundraising with the sale of t-shirts featuring their logo of patients’ handprints centered in a heart-shaped design.

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Charity Estate Sales

4thekids hosts charitable estate sales of home enjoyment items from donors to support Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital!

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“Coeur”sage Project

4thekids Baton Rouge, Inc. has initiated at 7 area high schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana the sale of “Coeur”sage bracelets.

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Live Teen Concerts

Each year, 4thekids hosts a teen concert. Our first two concerts were held at Chelsea’s Café in Baton Rouge Louisiana.

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Other Events

Baton Rouge Cotillion First Annual Charity Event, Kappa Sigma Fraternity Philanthropy Project 2014, The Bengal Belles Charity Spotlight, Bayou Country


Executive Board of Directors

Meet Our Board

Board of Directors

4thekids Baton Rouge, Inc. is forming its first Board of Directors of college students and young adults to support, motivate, and encourage the mission of 4thekids by involving themselves in the advancement of its activities. Board selections and acceptances will be completed in September 2015.

Junior Board of Directors

4thekids Baton Rouge, Inc. is forming its first Junior Board of Directors composed of 4-6 active, energetic students in grades 9-12 from each area high school to learn leadership skills while making a difference in the lives of children. Final selection and acceptance will be completed in September 2015.
Junior Board Application

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    Those amazing people…

    Our spotlight volunteer is Andree Laville. Andree is a 2014 graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy currently attending Louisiana State University and a member of Chi Omega Sorority. Andree’s outstanding artistic talent is responsible for every 4thekids teen concert and chili fest t-shirt designs!

    Fun Facts About Andree:

     “One day I hope to… be someone who serves others!”

    “Something you may not know about me is…I spend my summers rock climbing the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina.”

     “The thing I am most proud of is…that I design and make most of my formal dresses!”

     “My favorite 4thekids event is…either the chili cookoff or the teen concerts!”

     

    Andree Laville, T-Shirt Designer

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