Johnny on the Spot (JOTS) Birthdays brings the magic of birthday parties, graduation celebrations and other special events to children living in shelters and group homes.
JOTS started in 2012 in memory of Johnny Achee who died at the age of 48 in a tragic accident. Johnny's love for his children and grandchildren lives on as JOTS delivers hope, compassion and smiles.
Currently JOTS hosts parties for children who reside in Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility 's Cornerstone located in Thibodaux, LA. and donates to MacDonell's Children's Home in Houma, LA.
***JOTS is a registered 501(c)(3)
100 % of your donations go directly to the children! JOTS has no administrative expenses.
JOTS currently hosts parties for residents at Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility's Cornerstone located at 2525 Veterans Blvd. in Thibodaux, LA
LJJF's Cornerstone is a temporary and long-term treatment center for abused and neglected children and can house up to 24 residents. Cornerstone's caring staff of professionals addresses the needs of the children and provides them with a safe and nurturing environment. Cornerstone residents attend: W.S. Lafargue Elementary,West Middle School, Thibodaux High School or Virtual Academy of Lafourche. Currently there are 14 residents.
For the past SEVEN years, Colin and Alex LeBlanc of Lockport have dedicated their lemonade stand donations to JOTS. Even during this year's pandemic, these awesome brothers continued to raise donations virtually! All proceeds support the foster children living at Cornerstone in Thibodaux, LA and MacDonell Children's Home in Houma, LA.
In May 2020, the LeBlanc brothers raised more than $500 online!
In August 2017, Colin and Alex were named Outstanding Youth Activist Award during the MacDonell Children's Home annual benefit.
THANK YOU, Alex and Colin, for helping those less fortunate! Thank you to their parents Jessica and Ben LeBlanc for raising such amazing kids!
God bless you!
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JOTS is a registered 501(c)(3)
THANK YOU for your donations and time!
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St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, located in Thibodaux, LA, continues to bless the children we serve at JOTS with Christmas gifts from their angel tree. Their Knights of Columbus chapter also donated gifts.
We are forever thankful for our community supporters!
Through the magic of birthday parties, graduation celebrations and other special events, JOTS brings hope and love to children living in group homes and shelters.
Even though our annual Christmas Day Lunch was a lot different this year due to Covid restrictions, it was a great blessing to many deserving children!
On Christmas Day, JOTS dropped off food and gifts to the residents at Cornerstone (a group home within Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility) in Thibodaux, LA and MacDonell Children's Home in Houma, LA.
Thank you to the many groups and individuals who made this day extra special! First United Methodist Church of Thibodaux and Thibodaux Service League provided large tote bags filled with snacks and treats for each child; St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and KCs donated their angel tree gifts to the children and Bayou Signs donated $25 Wal Mart gift cards to every resident! With generous individual donations, JOTS delivered Big Mike's BBQ dinners to both homes (as per the kids' requests!)
We are looking forward to returning to some normalcy and cannot wait to visit with "our" kids in person. Wishing everyone a wonderful New Year!