Photos Around New Orleans After Isaac

August 31st, 2012 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

As we continue evaluating the conditions post-storm and preparing for volunteer groups’ arrivals this weekend, we took some time Thursday to take some snapshots of the post-storm conditions across New Orleans, Chalmette, and out in Kenner (west side of NOLA metro).

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Cleaning Up After Hurricane Isaac

August 30th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

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.

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Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter

August 28th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

Hurricane Isaac has arrived. We anticipate interruptions in power and internet service, potentially limiting the frequency and types of updates we’re able to post. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter feeds for the latest!

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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.

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Reflections on Preparation and Isaac

August 28th, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

Tropical Storm Isaac is my first personal experience with such potential disaster. There is so much work to do to get ready for hurricane survival, even a tropical storm.

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The Calm Before The Storm

August 28th, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

The story that there is a storm ‘out there’ has been a major story since last Thursday. It has been a long time. It will hit seven years to the day since Katrina. There are questions about the levees and about all the preparations we have made. How will what we have done stand up to a storm? We will find out soon.

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Preparing for Isaac in New Orleans

August 26th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

Update-8-27-2012- As soon-to-be Hurricane Isaac heads for the Gulf Coast, Camp Restore is buttoned down and our staff is prepared.

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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.

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Help Us Raise Funds Through Thrivent

August 17th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

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.

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The NOLA-Nebraska Connection

August 16th, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

By Kurt Jostes
…so, without much further ado, I present my Top Ten New Orleans-Nebraska connections.

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