March 16, 2018- Spring has sprung around the Big Easy! Check out some of the latest photos taken by our volunteers!
Oct. 2, 2017- Looking back at the work done by volunteers with the American Baptist Home Mission Societies this year in New Orleans, it gives us hope that positive things are still happening amidst all the disasters and bad news.
April 12, 2017- The rebuilding phase is underway following the New Orleans East Tornado of 2017, in addition to our ongoing Katrina-restoration and community-building projects.
August 27, 2013- Summer still sizzles here in New Orleans, but there's a breeze coming in off Lake Pontchartrain making the air less stifling. School is back in session and families gather over cereal bowls in the morning before rushing off to work and school. "Busy" doesn't seem to justify how hectic life is again.
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).
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.