September 17th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, Photo Galleries, The Latest

Late last week, Kathy Wendling visited LaPlace, located about fifteen minutes west of the New Orleans Metro, where I-55 meets I-10. She met with Pastor Jerome Terry and his wife, Dora.



September 13th, 2012 by in Blogs, Photo Galleries, The Latest

Two weeks after Hurricane Isaac came ashore, a clearer picture is emerging of the damage left in its wake. In Braithwaite, LA, south of St. Bernard Parish, Kathy Wendling and Lois Sullivan recently met with several affected families connected to RAI through the Spirit of Hope program.


Shepherd’s Heart and LCC Tree Cutting

September 7th, 2012 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

Pastor Ed Brashier and Shepherd’s Heart Ministries joined with Lutheran Church Charities’ LERT early-response chainsaw team this past week at Camp Restore, completing tree-cutting projects all over the New Orleans Metro area. The following are photos taken by Jan, a member of the LCC LERT team.


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).


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.


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!


ELCA National Youth Gathering

July 19th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, Photo Galleries, The Latest

The 2012 ELCA National Youth Gathering has wrapped up after a great week in New Orleans! We took a ton of photos – check them out!


Seeing Green

July 13th, 2012 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

Camp Interns Allison, AJ and Elizabeth have been all over the place this summer with our volunteer groups working in partnership with other New Orleans nonprofits. This gallery is full of urban farming – one of our fastest-growing types of projects, no pun intended! :)


Images of Restoration

June 29th, 2012 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

Camp Restore construction intern John Jostes has spent the past two months working with Walt on home rebuilding projects throughout New Orleans. He took the following photos in between Home Depot runs and construction work.