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.
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.
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.
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.