Tomorrow is GiveNOLA Day!
This is your chance to support the African-American homeowners of the Lower 9th Ward.
Your gift will support our new Campaign to Preserve Homeownership. It's our goal to ensure that no resident loses their home for lack of access to appropriate services. After all the obstacles they've overcome to get back into their homes, it's the least we can do.
The least we, as a country, can do.
You don't even have to wait until tomorrow! SCHEDULE YOUR
Every year, the Greater New Orleans Foundation sponsors a 24-hour online giving event to make it easy for people to donate to New Orleans nonprofits that are making our city stronger. GiveNOLA Day is May 1 this year - but you can schedule your gift today!! This is the fourth year the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association has participated in GiveNOLA, and it has become an important part of our annual budget. Each year we dedicate your generous gifts to a particular program.
Last week our staff went to Memphis to commemorate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. It was profoundly moving to be immersed for three days in his words and his spirit, to be surrounded by those who worked with him and those who are carrying his work forward. King's goal was not only to defeat segregation and win the right to vote. His mission was to reclaim the soul of our nation - an imperative that is as pressing now as it was fifty years ago. His method was t