(Ethan Jeffus pictured holding his 2020 Champion of Service Award)
I have always believed actions speak louder than words and believe the best way to show I care is through service. Volunteerism has always come naturally to me because I am blessed with a servant‘s heart. I have and continue to find ways to give back in my local community and surrounding areas because I believe that if we all come t
(Ethan pictured with Mayor Ronny Walker of Ruston receiving a proclamation declaring Warming Elders Tootsies Day)
Mayor Ronny Walker of Ruston Louisiana declared December 21st 2021 Warming Elders Tootsies day. This day has been declared to signify the success of and bring awareness to the 4th annual launch of the Warming Elders Tootsies project. This project, initiated in 2018, has been active in t
(Ethan pictured attending the groundbreaking event of the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana on Sept. 24th 2019)
“Hunger insecurity continues to be a growing problem in America and around the world. I have always felt passionate about doing what I can to meet the need of those who may be hungry in my community“. Since before high school Ethan has been volunteering at local food banks and pantries to
(Ethan pictured speaking at the 2020 Junior Civitan inaugural All-In Summit event)
During Ethan’s time serving as Junior Civitan International Director over $60,000 dollars was raised to support the Civitan International Research Center located in Birmingham Alabama. The Civitan International Research Center has the sole purpose of research in the efforts of bettering the lives of individuals with
(Ethan Jeffus pictured with Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser May 6th 2022)
Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser has declared Ethan a Louisiana Ambassador. This recognition came from Ethan's humanitarian works for his dedication to bringing awareness to Louisiana's litter problem and for promoting the beautification of the state of Louisiana. Ethan spearheaded the efforts to clean up and beautify his community of Ruston, La during the statewide Love the Boot week. During this week Ethan hosted multiple successful events that engaged the community in the overall importance of environmental awareness and the efforts to clean up the community.
(Ethan pictured at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank May 25th, 2022)
During Ethan’s time in Baton Rouge, LA he went on a tour of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. This facility distributes food to area pantries in the 11 surrounding capital parishes. Volunteers serve as the powerhouse behind many of the operations at the food bank. This is one of the factors that led to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank being honored with the group 2022 Champion of Service award.
(Ethan pictured at the North Texas Food Bank Dec. 30, 2021)
During Ethan’s time in Dallas, Tx he was invited to tour the North Texas Food Bank located in north Dallas. This faculty serves as a warehouse hub for food to be collected, sorted, and then dispersed to over 100 area food pantries in the Dallas area and surrounding countries.
(Ethan pictured with Mayor Ronny Walker, City of Ruston receiving a proclamation declaring the success of the Love the Boot week of events in Ruston)
This statewide campaign encouraged the beautification and clean-up of the state across the 64 Louisiana parishes. Ethan with his Love the Boot week of events, spearheaded the effort to clean-up the state in the community of Ruston. Throughout the week multiple events were hosted around the theme of environmental awareness. During the week an environmental awareness presentation was hosted, a trail and clean up of Duncan Park in Ruston, La and a painting event to spread positivity and raise environmetal awareness. Ethan believes that you must first be the change you want to see in society and thanks those who participated in this week of events.
(Ethan pictured with Santa spreading holiday cheer, gifting socks at the Warming Elders Tootsies finale party in 2019)
The Warming Elders Tootsies sock drive has become a holiday tradition for Ethan and the north Louisiana area for 3 years and counting. Initiated in 2018 the mission of the project is to spread holiday cheer to local nursing homes through caroling and gifting residents with a pair
(Ethan pictured discussing motorcycle safety and the "Share the Road" program through his role in ABATE)
During 2017 Ethan became a member of American Bikers Active Towards Education. Through this organization Ethan has pioneered the efforts of motorcycle awareness and road safety. Ethan successfully completed the organization's "Share the Road" course to become certified course instructor. During
(Ethan pictured raising awareness for the Salvation Army during the holiday season.)
(Ethan pictured gifting socks to a local prison during the winter.)
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