Support Lower 9th Ward Families



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!


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Have a passion for helping others?  Love the Lower 9th Ward?  Desire to partner with the L9WHA in the revitalization of this historic community? Contact us at 504-943-6000 or and we would love to work with you and your unique gifting to preserve and create homeownership in the L9.

More Information for Donors

To partner with us financially, click DONATE above.  OR to donate by mail, please make your check payable to the “Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association” and mail it to:

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


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

For foundations and individuals who would like information on Planned or Structured Giving, please contact M.A. Sheehan, Program 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!

Krewe of House the 9

To 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, become a sustaining donor by clicking DONATE above, and selecting:  make this a monthly donation.

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.

Members of the Krewe of House the 9,  2019-2020

The following sponsors are sustaining donors and members of the Krewe of House the 9. Their gifts continue to be reflected in everything we do.



    Anne Sheehan

    Jim Hogan

Celebrity Guest

    Julie Lafargue

    Kathi Westcott

    Steve and Sarah Marshall

    Tony Maida and Tony Volpe

Marching Band

    Margaret Sheehan McCaleb

     Nancy Fitz


Float Lieutenant           

    Anita Lee

    Brian Carlson and Beth Jacobs

    Grace Hall

    Mark Clark

    Mary Taylor

    Sandy Rosenthal

    Tom Mapp

    Laura Lester


Float Rider

    Alex Wilson

    Bob Lane

    Carolynn Fowler-Smith

    Ellen Taylor

    Eric Schaeffer

    Jim Emlet

    Laura Fraher

    Marge Anderson

    Michelle Keller

    Robert Gianassi


Krewe Member

    Abby Arnold

    Annie Moore

    Carmen Carrera

    Chuck Stern

    Gigi Sohn

    Jamie Little

    Jane McCord

    Dave and Joyce Thomas

    Karen Armagost

    Kris Pottharst

    Laurie Egger

    Michael Beckel

    Rebecca Harvey

    Troy Barnhart