Gr8 Neighbor changing lives of former female inmates

  Gr8 Neighbor changing lives of former female inmates

Rhonda Oliver knows first hand how difficult it can be to transition back into society after being incarcerated, so she is works to make the process easier for women with nowhere else to turn.

  Gr8 neighbor delivers diapers to needy

A Slidell woman is on a mission to help young mothers and elderly people in our area who struggle to afford diapers. Robin Grigsby started Holy Diapers two years ago and has helped countless people in need.

FOX 8 Gr8 Neighbor helping children, animals through her rescue

A South Louisiana woman is combining her love of kids and animals to help rescue both, and she's doing it with little help from the outside. Shari Champagne is a FOX 8 Gr8 neighbor.

  Gr8 Neighbor: Hammond high school student launches blessing boxes

A Hammond high school student is giving back to the community, one blessing at a time. This Gr8 Neighbor is hoping it will have a ripple effect across the state.

  Abramson Sci Academy band director is a Gr8 Neighbor

Band director at Abramson Sci Academy Johnnie Van Buren is giving back to the school that shaped who he is today, and that's what makes him a Gr8 Neighbor.

  Gr8 Neighbor gives the gift of life

A Laplace woman woman takes the words love thy neighbor literally.

  Gr8 Neighbor: Woman released from prison helps others get back on their feet

Spending more than a decade behind bars would change anyone. But Maryam Henderson-Uloho used the experience to transform lives. Not only her own....but those of hundreds of others.

  Gr8 Neighbor: Woman donates kidney to man in need

A good neighbor may pick up your mail or even let you have a cup of sugar. But Nancy Dozier has taken the word “neighbor” a step further.

  Gr8 Neighbors: Wetland warrior is a voice for coastal protection

At 83, Milton Cambre is always fighting. For more than 50 years he has been a loud voice for coastal protection in St. Charles Parish.
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  Heart of Louisiana: Jim Bowie
  Heart of Louisiana: Bluebonnet Swamp
  Heart of Louisiana: Longue Vue House and Gardens
  Heart of Louisiana: Fish Hatchery
Heart of Louisiana: Amede Ardoin
  Heart of Louisiana: Biking the Beast
  HOL: Native American mounds

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