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K+10: Camp Restore at Prince of Peace

August 4th, 2015 by in Blogs, The Latest

August 4, 2015- Since our creation in 2006, the campus of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church along Chef Menteur Hwy in New Orleans East has been our home. While some things have stayed the same (the laundry room), others have seen significant change over the past nine years. Here’s a look past-and-present.

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K+10: Restoring Community

June 7th, 2015 by in Blogs, The Latest

June 7, 2015- As we join in and learn from the ongoing rebirth of New Orleans, we have the opportunity to weave together and strengthen our story and connectedness as a nation.

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K+10: Restoration is a Two-Way Street

April 29th, 2015 by in Blogs, The Latest

April 29, 2015- Since 2006, over 25,000 volunteers of all ages, coming from all 50 states and upwards of 30 foreign countries, have called Camp Restore home. Here are some themes from the past decade of volunteering.

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K+10: Tree Planting and Wetlands Restoration

March 5th, 2015 by in Blogs, The Latest

March 5, 2015- Levees aren’t the only means of protecting areas from hurricanes. Wetlands – especially tree-filled swamps – are natural barriers that can be highly effective at blocking storm surge (when healthy), and it was within such an environment that New Orleans was first built.

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K+10: What It Means to Miss New Orleans

January 22nd, 2015 by in Blogs, The Latest

January 22, 2015- For New Orleanians, family and home were plenty enough reasons to return post-Katrina. To better understand why New Orleans is special to many more who haven’t lived here, let’s take a look at ten things we’d be without if New Orleans didn’t exist in the first place

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K+10: New Orleans Levees and Flood Protection

November 10th, 2014 by in Blogs, The Latest

November 10, 2014- New Orleans was devastated by floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 due to multiple levee failures; moving forward, improvements are being made along multiple lines of defense in order to effectively manage the risk from large storms.

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K+10: Coming Home

October 10th, 2014 by in Blogs, The Latest

October 10, 2014- “So, is everyone back yet?” This is an inevitable question when discussing New Orleans post-Katrina, and the short answer is no, after almost a decade there are about 100,000 residents who have not yet come back. But many are still working on it.

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Vote for Camp Restore!

February 25th, 2015 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

February 25, 2015- We are once again participants in Gulf Coast Bank’s annual Community Rewards voting contest! Daily voting is now open until March 25, and the top ten organizations with the most votes will win grants, up to $25,000 for first place!

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Nine Years After Katrina: Where We Stand

August 28th, 2014 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

August 28, 2014- In many ways, New Orleans’ story is also the story of 21st-century America. We have a lot of work to do, but we also have many new opportunities to use our God-given personal gifts and resources to do it.

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