'WEEN DREAM is an all-volunteer, locally-based, national nonprofit that gives costumes to kids, or 'WEENSTERS, from all over America who are faced with unique challenges, including those with special needs, physical or mental disabilities, homelessness, living in poverty/foster care, and kids who have experienced a recent trauma/natural disaster. Halloween is not just about trick-or-treating and candy. It's about being a kid as a kid should be - full of imagination, possibility, and big dreams.
100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans
The mission of the 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans, Inc. is to provide support and improve the quality of life for African Americans, and youth in particular, in New Orleans. The Chapter addresses four key areas to strengthen the future of our community: Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness and Economic Empowerment. The Brothers of the 100 focus educational and economic resources toward our city's students and future leaders to empower the city's challenged communities.
504HealthNet is dedicated to ensuring everyone in our community has access to high-quality primary care and behavioral health services irrespective of the person's ability to pay. To do this, 504HealthNet supports an integrated and coordinated network of healthcare providers in the Greater New Orleans area through outreach, education and advocacy efforts.
A CHILDS WISH OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS
"A Child's Wish" is a Louisiana based non-profit organization fulfilling the dreams of children who must make plans one day at a time. Through the efforts of our volunteers we have helped hundreds of critically-ill children experience the joy of having one of their wishes granted.
A Shared Initiative, Inc.
ASII's mission is to provide affordable lending opportunities and expand access to financial education to the communities we serve.
A Studio in the Woods
A Studio in the Woods, a program of Tulane University located in an endangered bottomland hardwood forest on the Mississippi River in New Orleans, is dedicated to forest preservation, science-inspired art education and providing a peaceful retreat for artists and scholars who are interested in tackling challenging issues with imagination, power and resourcefulness.
Founded in Louisiana in 1999, AAAneurysm Outreach is committed to eliminating the silent killer of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) through screening, outreach and education. An estimated 1.2 million people in the United States have an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which is the third leading cause of sudden death in men over the age of 60.
Abbys Ark Foundation Inc.
To inform and educate the youth and public, as well as court ordered offenders against the deadly consequences of driving under the influence; and generally, to do any and all things advisable, desirable or necessary to eradicate this dangerous and totally preventable problem. To raise funds to award high school seniors scholarships for secondary education and to improve the Slidell Police Department's Booze N Cruise You Lose program.
No family should have to choose between exceptional childcare and feeding their family. Abeona House Child Discovery Center provides exceptional childcare and early childhood education to children ages six weeks to five years. A non-profit childcare center inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, we serve families in the Greater New Orleans area from diverse backgrounds with joy, equity, and love.
Abundance of Desire
Abundance of Desire exists to address the holistic needs of our neighbors in the Desire Community. We create unique opportunities to grow mentally, physically, and spiritually through coordinating physical activity, nutrition and personal development for persons of all ages. We support and provide space for community engagement, education, life skills development, intentional neighboring, and wellness.
Academy of the Sacred Heart - New Orleans
The Academy of the Sacred Heart, "The Rosary", is an all-girls Catholic independent school in the city of New Orleans. The five goals are to educate to: 1. A personal and active faith in God; 2. A deep respect for intellectual values; 3. A social awareness which impels to action; 4. The building of community as a Christian value; and 5. Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
ACCESS Education Foundation
ACCESS Education Foundation (AEF) partnering with Louisiana Evolution is a non-profit organization geared toward the development of youth, economic empowerment & development, healthy life choices, and career success/entrepreneurship. The purpose of our programs are to prepare the next and future generations in athletics and academics, in addition to creating lifelong relationships through the mentoring youth. Our commitment is guide youth through life preparing them for their next steps in life.
ACLU Foundation of Louisiana
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. We fight for freedom, because freedom can't protect itself.
Our Mission is to utilize un-schooling methods and community resources to develop life-long learners who value community, education, and culture.
Advocacy Center of Louisiana
The Advocacy Center of Louisiana (AC) is the protection and advocacy (P&A) system for Louisiana. AC protects, empowers, and advocates for people with disabilities throughout the state, and and seniors living in Louisiana, in order that they may live an integrated life in the community, free from abuse, neglect and exploitation. There is NO CHARGE for AC services.