New Orleans, LA, (May 15, 2013) – After the original event was cancelled for inclement weather, the Great American Cleanup Day has been rescheduled for June 8th!
New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) will lead volunteers in a neighborhood cleanup project centered around Bunny Friend Park with the help of Keep Louisiana Beautiful, a state organization that combats litter and works toward neighborhood improvements. NOAHH will also be partnering with HandsOn New Orleans, Green Light... Read More »
Almost two decades ago, Valerie Miles stood smiling outside of St. Thomas public housing, her youngest child in her arms. A photographer from the New Orleans Times-Picayune snapped a picture, capturing one of the happiest moments of her life: The day she moved into a Habitat home.
Today, that home belongs to Valerie, free and clear. She sent her last mortgage payment in November 2012.
“I had a dream to own a home, and dreams do come true,” she says. “Having this house made me... Read More »
NEW ORLEANS-- April 16, 2013 – On most days, Aldon Lightfoot works with fellow longshoremen to load and unload ships at the Port of New Orleans. Today, Lightfoot worked alongside seven members of an elite class of athletes – Heisman Memorial Trophy winners – to build a Habitat home for his growing family.
The house of Aldon Lightfoot and Kimberly Jones and their three children will be built with help from a construction crew that includes celebrated Heisman Trophy winners John... Read More »
This Spring New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity partnered with other local organizations to revitalize the neighborhoods we work in through our program Attack the Block. With funding from Keep Louisiana Beautiful we were able to hold four neighborhood clean-up events at Bunny Friend Park, AL Davis Park, Frederick Square, and the Melia neighborhood. Each week our volunteers got a huge amount accomplished in just half a day. The numbers total 302 bags of trash and debris collected, 85 dumped tires... Read More »
In celebration of Habitat's 30th year of service to New Orleans, we want you to help us celebrate! NOAHH is hosting the 1st Annual Habitat Romp Event! It will be a fun-filled day of food, music and backyard game competitions like volleyball, cornhole, relay races, tug-of-war and more! Don't miss your chance to win the coveted Golden Hammer all while supporting our mission to provide affordable housing options to all New Orleanians! Register NOW!! Read More »