WEST MONROE, La. – Coast Professional, Inc. (Coast) presented a check for $7,000 to the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries (LBCH) at Coast’s West Monroe office today. Coast’s donation is a result of Coast’s dress down for charity program in which employees donate $20 or more for the option to wear jeans and business casual attire for the month. This donation includes the employee contributions from Coast’s West Monroe, LA office and the company match of up to $1500.

The employees of Coast selected LBCH to be the recipient of the charity dress down program for the months of January, February, and March as a result of the impact that LBCH has in the local area. The employees vote bimonthly for the charity that will receive the donations raised through the dress down program for the upcoming period.

All proceeds from the event will benefit local families and help support LBCH’s mission to provide love, care, and hope in Christ to children and families in need. This includes providing residential child care and foster care, job and life skills training, pregnancy resource ministries, foster care and adoption, and orphan care.

“Coast is incredibly honored to be able to donate to local charities that make a significant positive impact within our community and establish an appreciation of charity throughout our organization,” stated Everett Stagg, CFO and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Coast. He continued, “Our staff selected the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries for their efforts to create a better environment for children and families in need in the Monroe, Louisiana area. On behalf of Coast and our employees, we are proud to give this donation to the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries.”

Pictured, (From left to right): Everett Stagg, CFO / Co-Chairman of the Board at Coast Professional, Inc. presenting a check to Marc Eichelberger, Director of Communications at the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home

About Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries

Since 1899, Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries has been committed to providing love, care, and hope in Christ for children and families in need. Every day, needs are met and lives are changed through Christ-centered ministries: residential child care for ages 5-17; transitional living for ages 18-21; residential family care for homeless children and mothers; Christian Women's Job Corps with certified HiSET preparation; Granberry Counseling Centers with 12 statewide locations; mobile pregnancy care center; statewide foster care and adoption ministries; and international orphan care mission trips. More than 4,400 children, families and individuals were served in 2016. The Children's Home receives no state or federal funding. “Where God’s Love Takes You In” banners greet children and families as they enter our Monroe campus. For more information, please visit lbch.org.

About Coast Professional, Inc.

Coast Professional, Inc. is an accounts receivable management company, dedicated to the respectful and ethical collection of higher education and government debt. Coast provides professional collection services to over 200 campus based colleges and universities, guaranty agencies, and government clients. Coast is a five time honoree on the Inc. 5000 list for American’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies provided by Inc. Magazine and in 2016, was recognized for the third consecutive year as one of the “Best Places to Work In Collections” by insideARM.com and Best Companies Group. Since 1976, Coast has worked closely with clients to increase recoveries by assisting consumers in resolving their financial obligations. Coast’s success is exemplified by exceptional recoveries, superior service, and dedication to the highest levels of compliance.

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