NEIGHBORHOOD: NEW ORLEANS
Rebuilding Homes, Reclaiming Hope
The long process of recovery from Hurricane Katrina continues, and in places like the New Orleans neighborhood of Little Woods, much more help is needed.
This spring, Church World Service and its members hosted a four-week ecumenical work project in New Orleans. In partnership with the Crescent Alliance Recovery Effort, we helped 12 more families return home.
Read more about the Little Woods project
5/15 Celebrating a homecoming in New Orleans
5/07 Four years later, New Orleans' Little Woods families return to like-new homes
4/23 Volunteers help rebuild New Orleans
||Neighborhood: New Orleans rebuilding project |
A volunteer describes her experience with Neighborhood: New Orleans -- an ecumenical effort to return a dozen families back to their homes in an forgotten area destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. View photo gallery
||"We're not yet made whole" -- Long-term recovery continues in New Orleans|
In 2005, the people of New Orleans and the U.S. gulf coast experienced Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Many have been struggling to repair and rebuild their homes and communities, sometimes with the assistance of volunteers. View photo gallery
Visit this website for more info: http://neighborhoodneworleans.net/
For rebuilding assistance and/or referrals for people who live in Little Woods or elsewhere in New Orleans, please contact the Crescent Alliance Recovery Effort, "CARE," at 504-827-6861.