Community Impact

A Culture of Giving Back

A culture of giving back. Since our inception, philanthropy has been a cornerstone of our values. We remain wholly committed to the success of the Greater New Orleans region and the Gulf South.

At the heart of our corporate culture, there is no denying how important philanthropy is to us. Whether we are giving our time, talents, or financial support to a cause, we want to give.

Lauren Andrews, Partner

DonahueFavret Contractors

Driving FORE Charity

Our annual golf tournament, Driving FORE Charity, raises awareness and much-needed funding for local area nonprofit organizations throughout our region. Beginning in 2021, Driving FORE Charity has raised nearly $150,000.

Please visit for more information on this year’s upcoming Driving FORE Charity event.

Women Build: Habitat for Humanity

Women Build is an annual project in which Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West empowers women, without excluding men, to build homes, enabling them to positively impact the lives of local families by making homeownership a reality. DonahueFavret has been a proud partner of Women Build for 20 years.

American Heart Association

“Go Red for Women,” the American Heart Association's primary campaign for women, is a comprehensive platform designed to raise women's heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to enhance the lives of women worldwide. Maura Donahue, Executive Vice President and Lauren Andrews, Business Development Coordinator of DonahueFavret Contractors have been actively involved with AHA for more than 15 years.  

"There is no greater, more relentless force in the world than women united with passion and purpose,” said Christine Beavers, Regional Director of the American Heart Association. “The Greater New Orleans American Heart team is honored to have had the leadership and passion of Maura and Lauren as the 2022 Northshore Go Red Campaign Co-Chairs."

ABC's Extreme Home Makeover: Home Edition

In 2006, DFC partnered with ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to rebuild and restore First Emanuel Baptist Church in New Orleans, a church that helps feed the homeless in the community.