Last, but certainly not least, check out the video link at the end of this blog by the talented (and funny) Lagniappe Public Relations team. Their work for Big Buddy helped kick off this year’s 10th Dancing with Big Buddy event and get more volunteers registered to help this much-needed nonprofit.

Lagniappe Public Relations

By Laura Avilés, Writing Director

This campaigns course has given us the experience of a lifetime. Lagniappe Public Relations had the opportunity to work with Big Buddy Program, a great nonprofit that works to improve the lives of the youth in Baton Rouge.

We were fortunate enough to experience Big Buddy first hand through service learning. According to Fayetteville State University , service learning is a “teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.” Working for an organization such as Big Buddy has been a humbling experience. We were able to volunteer at various Big Buddy events throughout the semester. These events let us experience, first hand, how a nonprofit organization is run.

12802781_10153965399757363_594566682420245963_n Image courtesy of Big Buddy

Our goal was to help Big Buddy obtain a cohesive group of volunteers. LPR worked closely with Big…

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