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Bayou Community Foundation is the only charitable foundation solely focused on building and sustaining the communities of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish, and Grand Isle.

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(HOUMA) The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) today announced a $2,000 grant to Second Harvest Food Bank to expand food distribution at two food pantries in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes that currently feed over 1,200 local residents in need each month.

In this issue: Your Gift DOES Make a Difference – 2018 BCF Grant Recipients $1 Million and Counting – From Dr. James Leonard, BCF President Conference is a Hit with Local Nonprofits BCF Tour of Lafourche Nonprofits October 30

By Julia Arenstam   The Bayou Community Foundation’s coordinator may not be a native of the Houma-Thibodaux area, but her passion for the bayou region has helped raise over $1 million for local organizations.