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Support Lower 9th Ward Families


Have a passion for helping others?  Love the Lower 9th Ward? 

Desire to partner with the L9WHA in the revitalization of this historic community?

Volunteers are needed year-round.  We need assistance with:

  • Coordinating community clean-up projects

  • Administration

  • Community outreach

  • Special events & programs

We would love to work with you and use your talents to preserve and create homeownership in the L9.

Contact us at 504-943-6000 or

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Lower 9th Ward community cleaning


Show your love for the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association by supporting us on social media. Follow, like, and share our Facebook, YouTube, Instagram pages. 

Financial Support

Hundreds of individuals have made donations to the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association since our founding in 2006. These donors are the backbone of our our work in the Lower 9th Ward. Whether you are giving $5 or $500, your donation brings families home and helps them remain their.  Our sincere gratitude for your generosity!

Donate Online




Donate by mail:

Make your check payable to the “Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association” 

     Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association
     5234 N. Claiborne Ave.
     New Orleans, LA 70117

Employer Match 

If your employer will match your gift, please email employer information to

Planned Foundation: Planned or Structured Giving 

For foundations and individuals who would like information on Planned or Structured Giving, please contact Gaynell Brady, Executive Director at 504-943-6000,


The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

We thank you for your support!

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The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation is one of our most important partners. This fall their entire employee grant-making committee, along with foundation staff and Board members, came to learn first-hand about our work. Here they listen as John Koeferl explains the fight to stop the widening of the Industrial Canal that breached during Katrina.

Our Funders

We are deeply grateful for the generous support of our funders. 

Our Partners

We collaborate with following organizations and are thankful for their support, vision and leadership.

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Krewe of House the 9

Become a sustaining donor. Click on the DONATE button below and select "make this a monthly donation." 

Partner with the residents of the Lower 9th Ward in their determination to continue the legacy of homeownership left to them by their parents and grandparents. Join the Krewe of the House the 9 today!

Krewe member 

Marybeth Aldrich

Karen Armagost

Abby Arnold

Michael Beckel

William S. Beckeer

Michael Carboni

Casey DiNatale

Lori Ann Holm

Tegan Jones

Bob Lane

Jamie Little

Gail Maidenbaum

Alexis Marceaux

Matt Morrin

Carolyn Perry

Kris Pottharst

Emilie Rhys

Stephanie Stromath

Matthew Wilder


Float rider 

Marge Anderson

Jim Emlet

Danah Fisher

Carolynn Fowler -Smith

Laura Fraher

Roberta Gratz

Michelle Keller

Keith Kubicek

Margaret Sheehan

Anne Moore

MA Sheehan

Sally Sherman

Brita Strandberg

Ellen Taylor

Marci Wasserman

Kathi Westcott

Alicia Wilson


Float lieutenant 

Brian Carlson

Mark Clark

Grace Hall

Anita Lee

Sandy Rosenthal

Anne Sheehan

Chuck Stern

Sachi Suzuki

Mary Taylor 


Marching band 

Rhonda Cook & Amy

Nancy Fitz & 

Julie Lafargue

Steve Marshall

Tony Volpe


Celebrity guest  


Jim & Judy Hogan

Tony Maida

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