The Ellen Show and partner Shutterfly announced a donation of $125,000 to Galvez Middle School’s flood recovery efforts. Galvez Middle Principal Michelle Bourque and teacher Betsey Baldwin travelled to Hollywood to tape the show on Thursday.
The feature will run today, Sept. 9, at 3 p.m. on NBC, but a clip is already posted online at
Galvez Middle is one of five Ascension Public Schools completely impacted by flood waters. Galvez Middle teacher Betsey Baldwin reached out to Ellen via Facebook with a plea for help for the school. After speaking extensively with a producer from the show, a film crew travelled to Ascension Parish earlier this week.
For more information about Ascension Public Schools, visit www.apsb.org.