Continuing NOAHH's commitment to the artists of New Orleans, the ReStore will be holding an art show in partnership with Coq Rouge Gallery at 905 Cadiz St. in New Orleans on Saturday, September 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show will feature local artists using materials acquired from the ReStore to create new art works, most of which will be auctioned off, with all proceeds going to NOAHH. Admission is free.
"We are promoting a culture of creative reuse in the city," said ReStore director Wesley... Read More »
NOAHH is happy to announce that the affiliate is hosting the 20th annual AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon May 19 to 30, 2015, to rebuild America St. in New Orleans East. Over 600 current AmeriCorps and alumni, as well as volunteers, Habitat families, and other partners will converge on New Orleans over the course of two weeks for a 10-home blitz build and neighborhood revitalization projects, including A Brush With Kindness.
Today, the 2014-15 class of AmeriCorps was sworn in in a ceremony in New Orleans... Read More »
“"As we consider the enormous loss endured by the people of our community, we are motivated by both that memory of grief and by the resilience evident in the support given to us by our friends and partners these last nine years to continue our commitment to rebuilding and revitalizing New Orleans.".” Jim Pate, NOAHH Executive Director
In the nine years since Hurricane Katrina, NOAHH has gone from gutting houses when there was no infrastructure to being the largest homebuilder in the... Read More »
Syrena Johnson never expected to be a chef. Growing up, she helped cook for her family, but she did not expect to one day be receiving the Chefs Move! Scholarship, much less become the first graduate of that program. The opportunity arose while she was working for Liberty's Kitchen, and she made the most of it. She has been fortunate enough to work with many of New Orleans' finest, and while she worked at Restaurant August, Chef Michael Gulotta (who now co-owns MoPho) took her under his wing. From... Read More »
This August 20, all profits from locally oriented t-shirt and apparel company Dirty Coast will be sharing 20% of their profits with NOAHH for their 20 on 20 program. In 2014, Dirty Coast has selected 12 nonprofits as beneficiaries of their support, focusing on one on the 20th of each month. Dirty Coast has two stores in the New Orleans area, but you can also participate online! For any sale made by Dirty Coast on August 20, 2014, at any time of the day (so long as it is August 20 in the central time... Read More »