Over 90 volunteers from Brocade Partner Summit 2013 volunteered Thursday, March 16, 2013, on site in Central City, working on the interior and exterior of five new Habitat homes for NOAHH partner families. Volunteers painted the interior of the homes and worked on the exterior walls.
Brocade is committed to creating meaningful change in the communities we serve through our philanthropic efforts, associate volunteerism, and community development activities. Brocade employees are encouraged to donate... 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 »
This Spring NOAHH volunteers have been taking a half of a day off the construction site to Attack the Block and revitalize neighborhoods and parks in New Orleans. Last week they headed to the Melia neighborhood to continue their work in the East after two weeks in the upper Ninth Ward. This program has been funded by a grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful and NOAHH has partnered with Green Light New Orleans, New Orleans Fruit Tree Project, Bayou Rebirth, and the Pelican Cooperative to do a variety... Read More »
NEW ORLEANS, LA.--April 3, 2013--The Advocate featured our recent home dedication to Larry Cooper and his family and our 30th anniversary celebration happening this weekend, the Habitat Romp. Larry's home is one of 700 built or remediated by NOAHH in 30 years. (read more) Read More »
REDMOND, Wash. — March 14, 2013 — To many people, New Orleans is synonymous with jazz, Louisiana cuisine and Mardi Gras. To Habitat for Humanity,
one of the world’s largest nonprofits and a Microsoft Dynamics
customer, the lively city is home to many families and neighborhoods (read more) Read More »
NOAHH extends a heartfelt “Happy Mardi Gras” to our partner families, volunteers, sponsors, and friends! Whether you are a life-long New Orleanian, a frequent visitor, a first time reveler, or simply watching from afar, we hope you find at least a moment to enjoy the ebullient spirit of Carnival.
Mardi Gras has been a part of the heritage and culture of New Orleans for centuries, becoming synonymous with the city as time went on. For several weeks (and sometimes months) of the year,... Read More »
Partnering with the NFL for the Super Saturday of Service as part of its community involvement for Super Bowl XLVII, NOAHH lead hundreds of volunteers on several sites throughout the city of New Orleans in improving certain public city parks. Joining NOAHH were Hike for KaTREEna, Green Light New Orleans, Samaritan's Feet, NFL Play 60, and KaBOOM!
Volunteers and NOAHH staff built and painted benches and tables, while other groups planted trees, cleared overgrowth, and contributed other improvements... Read More »