Vision: Envisioning abundant opportunities for neighbors who desire to be physically healthy, mentally wealthy and spiritually wise.
Why do we exist?
Abundance of Desire exists to address the holistic needs of our neighbors in the Desire Community. We create unique opportunities to grow mentally, physically, and spiritually through coordinating physical activity, nutrition and personal development for persons of all ages. We support and provide space for community engagement, education, life skills development, intentional neighboring, and wellness.
Who are we?
Abundance of Desire is a neighborhood centered not for profit organization focused on holistically improving the lives of the underserved through the tenets of health, education, and spirituality. Our center will be the gathering place in Desire Community Square, where over 22,000 square feet (10k being a multi-purpose space) will host a variety of youth and community-driven activities and services. 2 large meeting rooms, a wellness room, a commercial kitchen, and a childcare are other spaces where dreams will turn into opportunities to succeed through a variety of coordinated partnerships and programs.
What we do?
- Gathering Space – We provide free or inexpensive meeting space for community and civic engagement.
- Health & Wellness – We promote, facilitate and encourage healthy life choices through nutritional education, health seminars for all ages, physical activity and wholesome menu items in our cafe’.
- Education – We offer after school tutorials, a computer lab/library for adult exploratory learning and Prime Time Family reading facilitated by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities .
- Classrooms & Multipurpose Space – We provide classroom space for partnering programs, churches and community organizations. (Young Life/WyldLife)
Creating Opportunities is Abundance of Desire’s motto and creed because we firmly believe that given the chance, resources and tools most people will choose to improve their lives and the lives of the community around them. We strive to give everyone an equal chance to grow in mind, body and spirit by providing the necessary tools for success!