Community Involvement and Philanthropy

Southwest Beverage is a third-generation family-owned business with a firm belief that a thriving community is an important element in its success. The company demonstrates this belief through extensive community support in all three of its locations: Lake Charles, Alexandria, and Leesville. Southwest Beverage is a major partner with dozens of local organizations that present safe and rewarding events.

SWB supports the following organizations, which are especially close to the hearts of the owners and employees.

Charitable Organizations:

Abraham's Tent Association
American Heart Association
Autism Services of SWLA
Bayou Comprehensive Health Foundation
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boy Scouts of America
Calcasieu Association for Retarded Citizens
Calcasieu Council on Aging
Chairman's Cup Foundation
Coastal Conservation Association
Delta Waterfowl
Ducks Unlimited
Ethel Precht Hope Breast Cancer Foundation
Family & Youth Counseling Center
Folds of Honor Program
Food Bank of CENLA
Imperial Calcasieu Museum
Lake Charles Symphony
Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival Organization
National Wildlife Turkey Federation
Mana House
Marshland Festival Organization
McNeese State University Alumni
McNeese State University Foundation
McNeese State Universities Arts & Humanities
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Project Build a Future
Rabbit Festival Organization
Race for the Cure
St. Nicholas Center
Susan G Komen Race 4 a Cure
United Way of Southwest Louisiana & CENLA
Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team
Whitetails Unlimited

Civic Organizations:

Alexandria Mardi Gras Association
Homebuilders Association
Junior Southwest Bassmasters
Junior Women's Conference
Louisiana National Guard
Louisiana State Police Troop D Association
Louisiana State Police Youth Challenge
Southwest Louisiana Alliance Foundation
Southwest Louisiana War Veteran's Home
SWLA Mardi Gras Association
USS Orleck Naval Museum
Vernon Arts Council

Educational/Athletic Organizations:

Episcopal Day School
Louisiana State University @ Eunice
McNeese Cowboy Club
McNeese State University Alumni Association
McNeese State University Athletic Foundation
PETROCHEM Athletic Association
Southwest Beverage Company, Inc. Scholarship