June 11, 2020

Dear Friend:

"Thank You" doesn't seem quite enough to communicate how grateful we are for you. The L9WHA community truly honored Linda Jackson on GiveNOLA Day last week, giving twice as much as ever before.

To show your love for Linda, you donated $14,426.

Because you sha...

June 3, 2020

Our neighborhood has lost another great advocate and friend.

- Laura Paul, Executive Director, lowernine.org

Dear Friend,

In the past week, love for Linda and the Lower 9th Ward has overflowed.

She would have been so grateful to all of you. She would have celebrated your g...

June 2, 2020

 As the L9WHA mourns the passing of our leader, we also stand with all those who are protesting the murder of George Floyd and all those who work

every day for justice for African Americans, as Linda did.

Linda was an absolute force for good in the world.

- Mess...

June 2, 2020

As the L9WHA mourns the passing of our leader, we also stand with 

all those who are protesting the murder of George Floyd

and all those who work every day for justice for African Americans,

as Linda did.

Neighborhood leaders with plaque honoring those who died after the l...

June 1, 2020

She saw wrong being done to residents in the Lower Ninth Ward and went about making it right.  - Cynthia Guillemet

With the loss of our founder and guiding light, Linda Jackson, we have decided to dedicate GiveNOLA Day to her.

When Linda founded the L9WHA...

May 28, 2020

Dear Friend,

Yesterday, Linda Jackson’s family gathered for her memorial. Though her neighborhood friends and comrades couldn’t attend, Sarah’s daughters made a sign. Rev. Calhoun brought balloons. And Constance picked bouquets of flowers from her garden which we placed...

May 24, 2020

Linda Jackson - In Memoriam

Dear Friend:

I am so sad to let you know today that we have lost our founder and our guiding light, Linda Jackson. It wasn’t COVID-19. She went into the hospital for knee surgery, which went fine. She was moved to the rehab floor and while she...

May 16, 2020

Lower 9th Ward Community

When Mr. and Mrs. Morrell moved to the Lower 9th Ward in the 1950's with their 3 young children, they became active members in their church and their neighborhood.

     Their daughters take after them. In their two years as Outreach Specialists f...

May 5, 2020

Due to the changing nature of the Covid19 Pandemic, the organizers of GiveNOLA (www.givenola.org/L9WHA) have decided to move this incredible day to June 2nd. 

But you don't have to wait until June 2 -

you can actually make your GiveNOLA gift today!!

Our Coronavirus Projec...

April 27, 2020

"There are no poor people at home engaged in Zoom conferences and Zoom meetings."

- City Council Vice President Jason Williams

Dear Friend:

I spent last week researching how you can receive your $1200 check if you don't have internet access. Here's what I found - if you d...