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Home Builders Foundation: $ 75,000 donation to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital


BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Association of Home Builders of Grand Baton Rouge
Members of (HBAGBR) provided monetary resources and materials for the inaugural Home Builders Foundation (HBF), which helps raise funds for children and families in need on Thursday, December 9.

The HBF Foundation homes are sold at market value, its total donation reaching nearly $ 1 million for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.

“The vision of the House Foundation began with the mission of our Home Builders Foundation to help families and children in need as well as the core competency of our industry: house building,” said Karen Zito, President. and CEO of HBA | GBR. “Bart spearheaded our first project and his innovation created a significant impact for all and a milestone for the work of HBA and HBF. With the support of the HBF, I am proud to donate $ 75,000 to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in honor of my friends, the Aucoin family. Waguespack said: “Their strength has been an inspiration to me and to so many others throughout Jacob’s journey.” Jacob Aucoin, the oldest son of the Aucoin family, is a frequent patient at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, having undergone several surgeries and countless inpatient visits.

According to the press release, Bart Waguespack, Waguespack Homes, has agreed to pioneer the Inaugural Foundation House and pledge to raise a record donation amount. The Waguespack Foundation house was completed and sold to a couple as their first home before construction was completed

“This incredible donation will go to the Excellence and Innovation Fund, which enables strategic innovations
investments in new and existing programs, ”said Trey Dunbar, MD, president of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health. “Our mission calls us to serve those who need it most and that starts with the smallest and most innocent of us: our children. Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital will continue to provide exceptional pediatric care near you.