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The Organization

Established in March of 2006, the Samaritan Multi-Services Centered on Living (SMCL) Foundation & Associates, was formed to improved the quality of life for military veterans and citizens with disabilities, as well as others who are economically challenged. With a home base in New Orleans, La, SMCL received it’s Louisiana State Charter as a non-profit and designated 501 (c)(3) in August of 2007. In the spirit of being public servants, SMCL develops and conducts Adaptive/Paralympic Sports and other multi services

Acts of Service in the Community

Over 1,500 members of the Greater New Orleans community have taken part in our Annual Field of Hope & Toys for Tots give away.

Over 3,600 members of the Greater New Orleans community have come together and joined us in participation and attendance for various health fairs throughout the last 6 years. These fairs focused on outreach and awareness in economically disadvantaged areas.

Working with Athletes

Over 175 people with disabilities have been helped to discover or perfect their athletic abilities in several different types of wheelchair sports and athletic activities.

Over 1,250 residents of the Greater New Orleans Area have attended and been actively engaged in community education, including hands-on activities to share the life experiences and sports while in a wheelchair.

How you can help

Members of the community can help the S.M.C.L. Foundation and Associates Inc., Paralympic Sport Club New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans Wheelchair Athletic Association by giving generously of their time, talent and resources. The foundation will be supported through special event fundraisers, sponsorship, in-kind donations, commemorative gifts, grants, individual contributions and corporate donations.

Individuals or groups can show support by  volunteering at any of our annual events or ongoing programs. At the events, volunteers may help with registration, assisting the athletes, participating with the children, or serving lunch.  No experience is necessary for volunteers.   Please contact us or check the website regularly for updated event information. 

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CEO

Rev. Julius Lee

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Rev. Julius Lee is the Founder and President of SMCL Foundation & Associates. After serving in the US military (Army 1974-1980) (Armed Forces 1980-1997), Rev. Lee suffered a Spinal Cord injured. For over 21 years, as a disabled Veteran, Rev. Lee has been on the forefront advocating for those with disabilities and hardships. His passion to aid has led him to serve and educate the community on adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation for Veterans and other individuals with disabilities. Rev. Lee also serves on the board of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Bayou Gulf States Chapter as Vice President. He is educated, trained, and certified in adaptive vehicle driving and has worked with Crescent Vans INC in bringing light to adaptive driving services. His community service acts as a Veteran reach as far back as 1997 in High School Athletics within the Orleans Public School System. Rev. Lee looks forward to continuing his outreach and bringing light to the needs of Veterans and those with disabilities.

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S.M.C.L. IRS Tax Exempt EIN
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LOCATION
New Orleans
(+1) 504-450-4014
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info@smclf.org

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