Spotlight On: Dreams Come True of Louisiana

Our team members have voted and chosen our 2018 Charity of the Year—Dreams Come True of Louisiana! Pelican’s volunteer and fundraising committee, the Beak Squad, has already started planning FUNdraisers to benefit this special organization. The goal of Dreams Come True of Louisiana is to restore the beauty found in the dreams of the children. They provide happiness, support and …

These Charities Need Your Help This Christmas

Christmas is one of our favorite seasons here at Pelican—the season of giving. We’ve talked before about whether giving donations as gifts is the right choice for you, and we wanted to talk about some great national and local Louisiana charities that really could use the extra funds this Christmas. Find out what these charities do for those in need …

6 Louisiana Animal Charities That Need Donations

I enjoy doing my part and giving back to others when I can. Animal-focused and local charities hold a special place in my heart, and each for their own reasons. The animal-focused charities get their start due to one individual having an enormous heart and passion for animals that can’t speak up for themselves, and the local charities are started …

Giving Donations as Gifts: Is it the Right Choice?

Have you ever thought about giving a donation as a gift? I’ll be honest with you, it never really crossed my mind until recently. It’s hard to shop for other people. Sometimes you just don’t know if someone already has that perfect gift you’ve found for them. Now that deals are around every corner on the internet, people prefer to …