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Families Helping Families Receives $10,000 Grant from Summit Holding

Posted By Tonja Foil, Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, Friday, June 15, 2012

Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge has received a $10,000 grant from the Liberty Mutual Foundation, which will help fund programs for families with individuals with disabilities.

Jamie S. Tindle, Executive Director for Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge said, "We are sincerely grateful for the support and involvement of our communities and local businesses in the Greater Baton Rouge area. They support our center so that we may continue to support the growing number of families and individuals affected with a disability.”

The grant presented to Families Helping Families was one of $1 million dollars in grants distributed to non-profit organizations as part of Liberty Mutual Insurance's 100th anniversary celebration. Liberty Mutual created the "100 Gifts” program as a way to commemorate the company's long-standing tradition of supporting the communities in the U.S. and around the world in which its employees live and work.


Families Helping Families is a family-driven resource center directed and staffed by family members of individuals with a disability. Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge (FHFGBR) is committed to helping families who have members with disabilities as well as self-advocates. FHFGBR provides information, referral, education, training, and parent-to-parent support for disability issues to individuals living in the parishes of East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Ascension, Iberville, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Point Coupee and Livingston. A disability may be physical, mental, emotional, behavioral and/or academic. For additional information on Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge or the Resource Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, a program of FHFGBR, or to schedule an interview, contact Kayley Williams at (225) 216-7474or at

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