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Gannett Foundation: A philanthropic foundation sponsored by Gannett. The Gannett Foundation supports nonprofit activities in Acadiana and other Gannett influenced communities.
Make A Difference Day: Millions of people and many businesses come together on the fourth Saturday in October to participate in Make A Difference Day. It is the largest national day of helping others and is sponsored by Gannett’s USA WEEKEND and its carrier newspapers. Each year, Media Acadien employees and their family members volunteer on a common initiative to help our neighbors in need.
United Way of Acadiana: A nonprofit organization that focuses on three essential needs of any community: Education, Income and Health. With those values in mind they support solution focused nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of our community for today and for the future.
20 under 40 Acadiana YP Awards: The Daily Advertiser and the705 Young Leaders for a Better Acadiana partner in putting on the "20 Under 40" Acadiana Leadership Awards. These awards will recognize the top 20 rising professionals in Acadiana. People who have demonstrated they have a clear vision and ability to lead our community into the coming decades. Nationally, 20 Under 40 Awards are some of the most popular and most prestigious honors that can be given to local community and business leaders.
Times "Best Of" Acadiana and Daily World “Best of the Best” Awards: The Times “Best Of” Acadiana and Daily World "Best of the Best" Awards are reader polls are the most anticipated reader-driven nominations polls in Acadiana, and the contests have been going on annually for decades. Hundreds of thousands of local citizens support this effort by voting for their favorite businesses which are featured in a Winners edition at the end of the contest.