Legacy Institute, Georgia-Pacific Provide Beds to Nacogdoches Family

Legacy Institute, Georgia-Pacific Provide Beds to Nacogdoches Family

By Kayley Fraze
Family with bed
Workers in the Next Chapter program at the Legacy Institute for Financial Education and Georgia-Pacific recently made beds for a Nacogdoches family displaced because of a fire. The Next Chapter program includes a carpentry training program identified by the U.S. Department of Labor as a registered apprenticeship program. On the back row from the left are Kevin Taylor, Next Chapter program assistant; Kenneth Skillern with LIFE; Joseph Ceasar, LIFE’s founder and executive director; Winter Rowen, 10; and Carissa Rowen. Photo courtesy of Lufkin Daily News

Workers in the Next Chapter program at the Legacy Institute for Financial Education and Georgia-Pacific recently made beds for a Nacogdoches family displaced because of a fire. The Next Chapter program includes a carpentry training program identified by the U.S. Department of Labor as a registered apprenticeship program. On the back row from the left are Kevin Taylor, Next Chapter program assistant; Kenneth Skillern with LIFE; Joseph Ceasar, LIFE’s founder and executive director; Winter Rowen, 10; and Carissa Rowen. Photo courtesy of Lufkin Daily News

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 9:55am

CAMPAIGN: Corporate Social Responsibility

CONTENT: Article

The Legacy Institute for Financial Education and Georgia-Pacific recently delivered the first set of handmade beds to a Nacogdoches family displaced because of a fire.

Carissa Rowen and her children — Kiman, Michael, Miguel, Winter and Jakovia — recently lost their home and all of their belongings in a fire.

“The family has been living at her apartment since Jan. 28 without beds for the children, who have been sleeping on the floor,” Joseph Ceasar, founder and executive director of LIFE said.

LIFE launched in 2021 its Next Chapter program, which includes a carpentry training program identified by the U.S. Department of Labor as a registered apprenticeship program.

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