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Why Litter?

Passionate about creating environments that reflect Louisiana culture, our staff and volunteers are committed to ensuring communities are vibrant and inviting. We WILL accomplish this goal by eliminating litter, encouraging beautification and enhancing parish pride!

Picking up litter

Here’s Our Impact

(as of November 2021)

Pounds of Litter Collected

Total Volunteers

Total Impact Dollars

Events Hosted

Parish Proud Hot Takes

Release: JohnPac, LLC Ensures Long-Term Community Involvement Through a Local Nonprofit

JOHNPAC, LLC ENSURES LONG-TERM COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT THROUGH A LOCAL NONPROFIT The local manufacturer has committed to a ten-year partnership with Parish Proud. CROWLEY, LA – An Acadia parish manufacturing business has announced its continued commitment to a...

Release: Two Acadiana Nonprofits Need Communal Assistance

TWO ACADIANA NONPROFITS NEED COMMUNAL ASSISTANCE As the holidays near, two Lafayette-based nonprofits are asking the community to join them in accomplishing one goal – to have a cleaner city. LAFAYETTE, LA – Be thankful for Acadiana by joining Parish Proud and...

Release: Carencro Announces New Partnership With Parish Proud

CARENCRO ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH PARISH PROUD A local organization is growing into something to be PROUD of! CARENCRO, LA – Litter has been an issue to cities for decades, but one organization plans to clean-up Acadiana one city at a time. The nonprofit focused...

Release: Parish Proud Wins KLB Grant

Parish Proud Awarded Healthy Communities Grant for Parish Street Signs Street signs are going to be visible in Lafayette Parish thanks to the grant Lafayette, LA – Today, Parish Proud was awarded a $4,000 grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful – the state’s anti-litter...

Release: Inaugural Parish Proud Day

INNAUGURAL LAFAYETTE “PARISH PROUD DAY” SERVICE EVENT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS Join Parish Proud Ambassador Chris Arceneaux and UL Women’s Basketball Team and Coaches for a day of food, fun, and service. LAFAYETTE, LA (September 16, 2021) – Parish Proud – a local,...

Parish Proud announces Broussard Proud

  Parish Proud and the City of Broussard have entered into a new and exciting partnership allowing citizens to engage with how their city looks in a different way.  "Today, I am pleased to announce Broussard Proud for our city,” states Mayor Ray Bourque. “The...

Parish Proud and Partners to Host Cleanup in Scott

When: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (estimated time), Saturday, May 1, 2021 Who: Organizations, groups and individuals including Parish Proud, Bayou Vermilion District and the City of Scott. What: A volunteer event centered around cleaning up Scott to promote Parish Pride....

Park Proud: A day of fun for the whole family

Looking for fun, family-friendly activities to get you and your kids out in the sun? Parish Proud, United Way of Acadiana, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, and the Children’s Museum of Acadiana have news for you! Park Proud is going to be a fun-filled community...

The Lafayette Garden Club’s anti-litter poster contest is back

The Lafayette Garden Club, Parish Proud, LCG, and the Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association are holding their anti-litter poster contest again this year! Find out how students at your local high schools can help promote beautification in Lafayette Parish!

Do you recycle your political signage after election day?

One thing that we don’t need to wait on is the removal of campaign signage!  During campaign season our lawns and properties become valuable real estate for candidates vying for our votes. If someone is worthy of a vote and of representing community interests in...

Do you recycle your political signage after election day?

One thing that we don’t need to wait on is the removal of campaign signage!  During campaign season our lawns and properties become valuable real estate for candidates vying for our votes. If someone is worthy of a vote and of representing community interests in...

Tips for Using Your Parish Proud Toolkit for #PickUpLFT

Having the appropriate tools to pick up litter can make all the difference!

Release: Inaugural Parish Proud Day

INNAUGURAL LAFAYETTE “PARISH PROUD DAY” SERVICE EVENT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS Join Parish Proud Ambassador Chris Arceneaux and UL Women’s Basketball Team and Coaches for a day of food, fun, and service. LAFAYETTE, LA (September 16, 2021) – Parish Proud – a local,...

Parish Proud announces Broussard Proud

  Parish Proud and the City of Broussard have entered into a new and exciting partnership allowing citizens to engage with how their city looks in a different way.  "Today, I am pleased to announce Broussard Proud for our city,” states Mayor Ray Bourque. “The...

Parish Proud and Wonderland Performing Arts Announce The Swamp Monster Showing and Button Contest

Teaming up to inspire a little more pride within our community, Parish Proud and Wonderland Performing Arts stand ready to unleash The Swamp Monster to Lafayette.  The play, created and produced by Wonderland Performing Arts, features the horrible incarnation of what...

International Coastal Cleanup Day

LAFAYETTE ORGANIZATIONS TO TAKE PART IN INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP DAY Parish Proud and United Way of Acadiana are happy to partner with the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act, TECHE Project, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Bayou...

Parish Proud Sponsors Volunteer Center

Read more about the brand new Galaxy Digital Get Connected Volunteer Center and Parish Proud’s partnership with the United Way of Acadiana.

Parish Proud Announces #PickUpLFT

Parish Proud announces #PickUpLFT initiative. Join in on the action today!