Not “Goodbye” but “Hope to See You Again…”

May 13th, 2013 by in Blogs, The Latest

May 13, 2013- It seems like yesterday that I was moving to New Orleans with a gambit of emotions when thinking of what was to come in my life. A little over five years ago I got trapped by New Orleans’ love when it wrapped its arms around me and didn’t let go.


Date Night With New Orleans

December 22nd, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

December 22, 2012- My love affair with New Orleans began five years ago when I packed up my apartment in Richmond, Virginia and headed down in my trusty ol’ Jeep and saw the ‘Welcome to Louisiana/Bienvenue en Louisiane’ sign that welcomed me to the great state I now call home.


Hunkering Down

August 28th, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

We are so so so lucky. I can’t begin to express the amount of good vibe emails and phone calls that have been sent our way. Thanks for all of your calls, texts, emails and thoughts.


The Hands Who’ve Helped

August 22nd, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

Isn’t it amazing what we can achieve when we come together? I always think two is better than one, a family is more powerful than an individual, and (as I often say around the office) team work makes the dream work.


Looking Forward to 2013… Already?!

August 7th, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

By Emily Lancaster
When I moved to New Orleans in 2008, I wasn’t sure where the road would lead me but I certainly didn’t expect that we, as a city, would be fortunate enough to continue to welcome volunteers year after year. We are so grateful and lucky to have your help.


Energy for the Summer

June 21st, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

Taylor, along with the other high school students in Camp this week have given me the energy I need—the boost, the faith that we are all here for a reason. It may be to learn about ourselves, to help others, or to get a little boost of energy from all those surrounding us.


Volunteering is in the Air

May 15th, 2012 by in Blogs

It’s always around this time of year that I wonder how anyone could not want to live in New Orleans. There are festivals galore, the energy of Mardi Gras is still in the air, the crawfish boils are abundant and Abita Strawberry beer is available. What more could a person want? Jazz Fest weekends are […]