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Maddie’s Gifts of Hope, LLC

is a nonprofit organization operated out of Plaucheville, Louisiana that delivers toys to children throughout in various hospitals.

Its founder, Madison (Maddie) Fruge was awarded the crown of Ms. LSUA 2018.  In the 58th edition of the Ms. LSUA Pageant, Madison Fruge’ came away with the crown and will represent the university at all official functions over the next year.

Madison is a sophomore Criminal Justice major from Plaucheville. She is an LSUA Student Ambassador and a member of the Criminal Justice Association. Her platform topic was “Maddie’s Gifts of Hope: Healing Hearts One Smile at a Time.”

“Maddie does amazing work with her charity, Maddie’s Gifts of Hope, but her parents also have a powerful story. When things get rough, think back on their story. They walked a hard road to be able to enjoy the blessing of seeing their daughter thrive in her own life while touching the lives of many others.”