August 30, 2012- Hurricane Isaac has passed and New Orleans' flood protection has performed to design. The majority of damage in the city is related to trees and power lines. Neighboring communities, however, such as Braithewaite, Slidell and LaPlace, have seen varying degrees of flooding, some of which is still playing out.
Over the years, Thrivent has provided us with a tremendous amount of support for our efforts to restore faith, home and community in New Orleans. If you are a Thrivent member, there are two ways you can help us make a difference through Thrivent: Thrivent Choice and Thrivent Care Abounds in Communities.
Hubig’s was founded in 1922, survived the Great Depression and survived Katrina. One of the great shots early on was a group of nuns, the Sisters of the Holy Family, distributing Hubig’s Pies after the storm to people working on their homes and to volunteers who then were mucking out houses.