About Geaux 4 Kids

Founder K.C. Kilpatrick began the organization as an independent, grassroots effort after becoming a foster parent in 2013, and discovering how stressful the initial 24­ to 48 hours of receiving children into foster care were and how impossible it was to adequately prepare. She began purchasing supplies at her own expense and distributing supplies to the smallest victims of crime out of the trunk of her car.

Read K.C.’s full story here.
2013
2013

An Idea Was Sparked out of Pure Necessity

2015
2015

Registration as a non-profit

The organization was formalized in 2015. Geaux 4 Kids, Inc. was registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The flagship program called Geaux Bags was approved as a registered trademark.

2015 - 2020
2015 - 2020

The First 5 Years

Geaux 4 Kids operated for the first five years solely on volunteers and donations, mostly in the form of in-kind materials and supplies.

2019
2019

First Executive Position

Geaux 4 Kids created its first paid Executive Director position to coordinate projects, donations, volunteers, board activities and advocacy work.

2020
2020

Officially Launches Statewide

Partners, Sponsors, Board
of Directors & Volunteers

A huge “thank you” goes to all who are involved. Geaux 4 Kids, Inc. and its programs would not be possible without the help of many. Your tireless efforts make a huge impact in our community and we are beyond grateful.

Partners

Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement

Jockey Being Family Foundation

All Louisiana Law Enforcement
Agencies and Officials

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

Louisiana Fosters

Louisiana State Police

Louisiana First Foundation

Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office

Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services

United Way of
Northwest Louisiana

Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement
Jockey Being Family Foundation
All Louisiana Law Enforcement
Agencies and Officials
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Louisiana Fosters
Louisiana State Police
Louisiana First Foundation
Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office
Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services
United Way of Northwest Louisiana

Sponsors

Aetna

Romph Pou Agency

Beaird Family Foundation

Southwestern Electric Power Company

Origin Bank

East Ridge Country Club

 

Aetna
Romph Pou Agency
Beaird Family Foundation
Southwestern Electric Power Company
Origin Bank
East Ridge Country Club

Board of Directors

Founder & Executive Director

K.C. Kilpatrick

Read K.C.’s Story Here

Chair Holders

Becky Donaghey

Susanne Stinson

TaShayla Grigsby

Brandy Stroud

Jennifer Hemmings

Clay Walker

Laurie Kerr

Delano Wilson

Logan Schroeder

 

Chair Holders

Becky Donaghey
Susanne Stinson
TaShayla Grigsby
Brandy Stroud
Jennifer Hemmings
Clay Walker
Laurie Kerr
Delano Wilson
Logan Schroeder

President

Toni Thompson

State Advisory Board Members

Ty Bromell

Markey W. Pierre

Delery Cook

Kay Pierson

Judge Blair Edwards

Tice White

Walt Leger III

Major Cordell Williams,
Louisiana State Police

Kelly Orgeron

 

State Advisory Board Members

Ty Bromell
Markey W. Pierre
Delery Cook
Kay Pierson
Judge Blair Edwards
Tice White
Walt Leger III
Major Cordell Williams,
Louisiana State Police
Kelly Orgeron