Photos from Camp Restore-NOLA, Week of July 30, 2017

October 2nd, 2017 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

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.


Photos from Camp Restore – NOLA: June 2017

June 26th, 2017 by in News from NOLA, Photo Galleries, The Latest

June 26, 2017- Hard to believe it’s almost the Fourth of July already! Here are some of the latest photos from our volunteers here in New Orleans, working on a home that was damaged in February’s tornado.


Photos from Camp Restore – NOLA: March 17-31, 2017

April 12th, 2017 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

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.


Photos from Camp Restore – NOLA: March 1-16, 2017

March 31st, 2017 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

March 31, 2017- We’re off to a strong start for Spring Break 2017, taking advantage of some beautiful sunny weather in New Orleans!


in the quiet

August 27th, 2013 by in Blogs, The Latest

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.


One Thing Remains

October 19th, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

As I intentionally read my Bible today, the book of Philippians, I am fondly reminded of Betty from Wisconsin. She came down a few weeks ago with her church to spend time serving at the St. Bernard Community Center and gutting a house in Braithwaite.


Restoring Our Wetlands – Part Two

October 7th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

We take a look at the projects underway to help restore the Mississippi River Delta and its critical wetlands.


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).


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.


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.