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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Construction Snapshot

August 6th, 2012 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

August 2, 2012 – We take a look as one of our volunteer teams from Zion Lutheran – Camas, WA works to restore a home in New Orleans East.


Trinity-Claiborne VBS

August 5th, 2012 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

St. Matthew Lutheran Church – Barrington, IL and St. Luke – Montgomery, IL returned to New Orleans during the last week of July to put on a Vacation Bible School at Trinity-Claiborne in the Lower Ninth Ward for the second consecutive year.


A Week of Rebuilding in New Orleans

August 1st, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

What a week! Our teams began with lots of excitement and energy, and got a whole lot of great work done! The following is a picture of what our volunteers doing construction projects accomplished last week, and represents the types of work we do in any given week, year-round.


Tiling and Painting – Week of July 23, 2012

August 1st, 2012 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

Emily stopped by Flake St. last week and took some photos of the progress!