Animal related

Lousiana Warriors Unleashed

LWU will improve the quality of life of our Nation’s Heroes and deserving animals.

aka La Warriors Unleashed

Prairieville, LA

Mission

By providing service dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals to veterans and first responders that are diagnosed with emotional and psychological conditions, Louisiana Warriors Unleashed will improve the quality of life of our Nation’s Heroes and deserving animals.

Ruling Year

2019

Co-Founder / Executive Director

Mr. Jesse Walls

Main Address

P.O. Box 1623

Prairieville, LA 70769 USA

Keywords

Charity, Volunteers, Service Dog Training, Grantwriting

EIN

83-4145049

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Animal Training, Behavior (D61)

Other Services (D60)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (D12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Louisiana Warriors Unleashed is in need of a stronger and more committed Board of Directors. Over the past year we have struggled to get Volunteers as well. This is going to be our two main focus' this year.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Veteran Program

First Responder Program

Where we work

Our Results

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one. These quantitative program results are self-reported by the organization, illustrating their committment to transparency, learning, and interest in helping the whole sector learn and grow.

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Number of animals with freedom from discomfort

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of trained volunteer dog-and-handler teams

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Related program

Veteran Program

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animal adoptions

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Related program

First Responder Program

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animals rescued

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Related program

Veteran Program

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

* To help reduce the Louisiana Veterans Suicide Rate * To allow our Veterans and First Responders to re-enter our society with dignity and the best quality of life and re-establish a "new" normal. * To start a foster program in our organization that will allow us to train our dogs faster and help them graduate sooner. * To establish a kenneling system to keep our foster dogs and new adopted dogs at.

Louisiana Warriors Unleashed will use Grant money to improve or develop the following: Advertising/Marketing and to train staff for new responsibilities, and to leverage multiple grants that cover operational funding that supports the work of our partner organizations.

LWU already sent out seven Board Member Applications as of 2/28/2020. LWU's next Board Meeting is 3/15/2020 and we will vote in new members and out the old members. LWU has three canidates for the Volunteer Services Coordinator position. We will take their applications to the 3/15/2020 Board Meeting.

This project will be self-evaluated by how many people LWU.

LWU is at the Planning Phase as of 3/1/2020. We have already recieved three applications for the Volunteer Services Coordinator Position. We also recieved mulitple inquires about being a member on the Board. Looking good so far! LWU will move into the Starting Phase as of 3/15/2020

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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