GUMBO - Games Uniting Mind & Body

Address

2840 A Military Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360

(318) 641-7373

www.gumbogames.com

Date of Official Change:

March 11, 2015

Description:

Mission Statement

The Mission o the Louisiana Games Uniting Mind and Body, Inc. (G.U.M.B.O) is to provide youth and young adults, who have physical and or visual disabilities, opportunities to participate in sports an fitness activities designed to improve self-esteem and promote healthy lifestyles.

Games Uniting Mind and Body (GUMBO)is interscholastic track and field competition designed for school aged students who have physical or visual disabilities.

GUMBO strives to support students with disabilities by developing active minds, self-confidence, dignity, discipline, competitive spirit and comradeship. Like other competitive sporting events GUMBO competitions challenge athletes to improve performance, strength, speed, endurance and coordination.

For more information, an entry form for competition, or GUMBO rules, Pam Carey, Program Coordinator (Families Helping Families) 1-800-259-7200 ext 17 or 318-452-7771 E-mail: carey33452@aol.com

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Intake Process:

None

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

Louisiana students (ages 5-18) with physical or visual disabilities.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

March 11, 2015

Wishlist:

N/A

Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers are always needed to work the competitions as assistant officials, student aides, food service, etc. or for mailings, copying, and computer work. Whether you prefer indoors or out-of-doors, active or inactive work, GUMBO has a place for you. For more information about volunteering, please contact office.

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

2840 A Military Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360

Mailing

P.O. Box 3356
Pineville, LA 71360

Contacts

Pam Carey

Primary Contact

GUMBO State Coordinator

(318) 452-7771

carey33452@aol.com

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(318) 641-7373

Alternate Phone

(318) 425-7771

Fax

(318) 640-4299

Toll Free

(800) 259-7200

Legal Status:

City/County(Parish)

Geography Served

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  • Arkansas
    • Chicot County
      • Eudora
  • Louisiana
    • Allen County
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        • Dry Creek
        • Longville
        • Merryville
        • Ragley
        • Singer
      • Calcasieu County
        • Bell City
        • Dequincy
        • Hayes
        • Iowa
        • Lake Charles
        • Starks
        • Sulphur
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        • Westlake
      • Cameron County
        • Grant County
          • Dry Prong
        • Jefferson Davis County
          • Rapides County
            • Alexandria
            • Ball
            • Boyce
            • Cheneyville
            • Deville
            • Echo
            • Elmer
            • Forest Hill
            • Gardner
            • Glenmora
            • Lecompte
            • Lena
            • Libuse
            • Longleaf
            • Otis
            • Pineville
            • Ruby
            • Sieper
            • Tioga
            • Woodworth
          • Vernon County
            • Rosepine
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        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Arkansas
          • Chicot County
            • Eudora
        • Louisiana
          • Allen County
            • Beauregard County
              • Deridder
              • Dry Creek
              • Longville
              • Merryville
              • Ragley
              • Singer
            • Calcasieu County
              • Bell City
              • Dequincy
              • Hayes
              • Iowa
              • Lake Charles
              • Starks
              • Sulphur
              • Vinton
              • Westlake
            • Cameron County
              • Grant County
                • Dry Prong
              • Jefferson Davis County
                • Rapides County
                  • Alexandria
                  • Ball
                  • Boyce
                  • Cheneyville
                  • Deville
                  • Echo
                  • Elmer
                  • Forest Hill
                  • Gardner
                  • Glenmora
                  • Lecompte
                  • Lena
                  • Libuse
                  • Longleaf
                  • Otis
                  • Pineville
                  • Ruby
                  • Sieper
                  • Tioga
                  • Woodworth
                • Vernon County
                  • Rosepine
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PL-7000.9200) and related services within the Service Tree.

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