Helping People

American Red Cross of Louisiana, North Louisiana Chapter
Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services and relief during times of crisis.

AmeriCorps offers a variety of service opportunities, from the classroom to the outdoors, and everything in between. The state service program is Volunteer Louisiana, and the Monroe service program is Monroe VISTA.

Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana
This local food bank that serves Ouachita Parish and the surrounding parishes.

Friends of the Ouachita Public Library 
The Friends are always looking for volunteers to help with the Book Sale. Please call 318.327.1490 ext. 3041 or email:

Habitat for Humanity of Ouachita
Habitat for Humanity assists families in need of decent and affordable housing. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.

Helping Animals

Humane Society Adoption Center of Monroe
The Humane Society Adoption Center of Monroe is dedicated to the welfare of all animals.

River Cities Humane Society for Cats
River Cities is a private non-profit organization that rescues and rehomes cats.

Helping the Environment

Ouachita Green
Ouachita Green strives to preserve natural beauty, protect the environment, prevent blight, improve public lands, and make the community a better place to live.