Special Olympics 

Children's Hospital


Dreams Come True

Council on Aging 

Mary Bird Perkins

United Way

Relay For Life

ARC Foundation


Cystic Fibrosis

Juvenile Diabetes

Salvation Army

Crohn's Colitis

Suicide Prevention

Dream Day Foundation

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Kidney Foundation Walk

Ascension Parish Senior Citizens Sock Hop

Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals

Tornado Victims in Ascension Parish 

Boy Scouts of America (local troops)

Gonzales Rotary Club

Ascension Parish African Museum

Friendship Force

Quad Area Food Distribution

Boys & Girls Club

Ascension Parish President Prayer Luncheon


State Legislators during Session 

Gonzales Police Department Jr. Police Banquet

Ascension Chamber of Commerce

Navy Sea Cadets

Veterans Day Parade

Ascension Parish Homeland Security Training 

City of Gonzales Christmas Tree Lighting

Town of Sorrento Christmas Tree Lighting

​Louisiana National Guard

ARC Foundation
Ascension Chamber of Commerce
Boy Scouts of America
Boys and Girls Club
Chronis Colitis Foundation
City of Gonzales Jr. Police Banquet
City of Gonzales Music in the Park
City of Gonzales Veterans Day Parade
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Dancing for a Cause
Dream Day Motorcycle Event
Dreams Come True
East Ascension Rotary
Friendship Force
Gonzales Rotary
International Hospitality for LSU Students
Jr. Diabetes Organization
Kidz Kove
Lil' Angels Foundation
March of Dimes
March of Dimes Bingo for Babies
Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD)
National Association of Counties Convention
National Guard
Navy Cadets
Parish President Prayer Luncheon
Relay for Life of Ascension Parish
River Parish Community College Ribbon Cutting
Senior Citizen Sock Hop
St. Elizabeth Hospital
St. Theresa Food Bank
Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure

The Jambalaya Festival Association takes great pride in giving back to the community by providing Jambalaya to local charitable organizations throughout the year. Profits made from the annual Jambalaya Festival are used to provide Jambalaya dinners to numerous organizations throughout the parish and state. Below is a list of groups and events where the association has assisted.





Chamber of Commerce Business Expo - Jambalaya for 250 people
Hunt Correctional - Jambalaya at two events, 250 people per event
Juvenile Diabetes - Jambalaya for 250 people
Veterans Parade - Jambalaya for 60 people
St. Jude Walk-a-thon - Jambalaya for 2,000 people
MADD - Jambalaya for 200 people
Little league football team - Jambalaya for 30 people
Chamber of Commerce - Jambalaya for 150 people
Cub Scouts - Jambalaya and White Beans for 250 people
City Planning Commission
City Christmas Tree Lighting - Jambalaya
Gulf Coast Police Competition
Salvation Army - Gray Stone Golf Tourney - Jambalaya for 125 people
COEA Christmas Party - Jambalaya, White Beans and Salad for 200 people

Ascension Parish Tourism Comission
ARC Foundation
Cajun French Music Association
Children's Hospital of New Orleans
City of Gonzales Christmas Tree Lighting
Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
CMN Bass Tournament - Jambalaya and White Beans for 65 people
Community opportunities of East Ascension
COEA ARC Foundation - Jambalaya for 30 people
COEA Fun Day - Jambalaya for 200 people
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Dream Day Foundation
Dreams Come True
Gonzales Committee on Cultural Affairs
Gonzales Rotary
Gonzales Police Department
Junior Police Banquet
Juvenile Diabetes
Kids Love
Louisiana State Marathon
March of Dimes Bingo Babies - Jambalaya for 200 people
National Guard Gonzales
Parish Prayer Luncheon
Parish Sock Hop - Jambalaya and White Beans for 65 people
Quad Area Food Distributuion
Red Cross
Relay for Life - Jamalaya
The River Road African American Museum
Robert Jackson Fundraiser - Jambalaya and White Beans for 30 people
RPCC Ground Breaking Ceremony - Jambalaya and White Beans for 150 people
Salvation Army
Senior Citizens Day - Jambalaya for 60 people
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
United Way
Veteran's Day Celebration of Gonzales
Volunteer Ascension