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I’m looking to come to New Orleans in April to celebrate my birthday. I want to help with the rebuilding of New Orleans and I thought you might know of a group that is specifically helping with the reopening of schools – Robin (no home State given)

6 February 2007

Here’s a pretty good list to start your search. Pick one you have an interest in and give them a call, they may lead you to what you want.

Donate and Volunteer:
ACORN
800-790-2290

Adventist Community Services
800-381-7171

American Friends Service Committee
1-888-588-2372

American Jewish Committee
212-751-4000

America’s Second Harvest
800-344-8070

Catholic Charities, USA
800-919-9338

Christian Disaster Response
941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee
800-848-5818

Church World Service
800-297-1516

Common Ground
504-361-9659

Convoy of Hope
417-823-8998

Food Not Bombs
800-884-1136

Foundations for Recovery
877-387-6126

Global Exchange / Rebuild Green
415-310-9783

Habitat for Humanity
504-861-2077
Humane Society
(800-486-2631) disaster@hsus.org

Lutheran Disaster Response
800-638-3522

Mazon — Jewish Response for Hunger
310-442-0020

Mennonite Disaster Service
717-859-2210

Mercy Corps
888-256-1900

NAACP Disaster Relief Fund
866-996-2227

Nazarene Disaster Response
888-256-5886

Network for Good
866-650-4636

Operation USA
323-658-8876

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
800-872-3283

Red Cross
800-435-7669

Salvation Army
800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769)

Shefa Fund / Jewish Fund for Justice
215-483-4004 212-213-2113

Southern Baptist Convention — Disaster Relief 800-462-8657, ext. 6440

Union for Reform Judasim / Jacob’s Ladder 212-650-4140

United Jewish Communities
877-277-2477

United Methodist Committee on Relief
800-554-8583

Good luck and don’t forget to call about a room at the Avenue Inn B &B once you have made a plan

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2 Responses to “I’m looking to come to New Orleans in April to celebrate my birthday. I want to help with the rebuilding of New Orleans and I thought you might know of a group that is specifically helping with the reopening of schools – Robin (no home State given)”

  1. Robin Says:

    Wow, you totally rock! I emailed FEMA, NOLA, Habitat for Humanity and the US Freedom Corps, and who did I get a response from – that would be you. Thank you for the leg work, I will certainly be making a few phone calls.

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