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ACLU of Louisiana
The ACLU of Louisiana is the statewide affiliate of the ACLU, our nation's guardian of liberty. Since 1956, the ACLU of Louisiana has worked daily in the courts, the State Legislature, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Louisiana.
Our mission is to empower local residents to take collection action over the issue of food waste. Compost NOW is volunteer-driven. We host free, residential frozen food waste drop-offs at ten different New Orleans Public Library sites, six days a week, and partner with Tulane Law School to host a collection at their site. We keep local resources local, improve soil health, and reduce CO2 emissions by limiting "food waste miles" and methane emissions by diverting tons of waste from the landfill.
New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council
The New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council is a non-profit membership organization that partners with the U.S. Department of State to promote citizen diplomacy by linking local citizens with emerging international leaders who visit Louisiana through professional meetings and cultural and social events.
Musical Arts Society of New Orleans (MASNO)
The Mission of MASNO is: (1) to create opportunities to hear, participate in, and appreciate performances of the musical arts by established and emerging artists; (2) to encourage the development of supportive audiences for concerts presented by the Musical arts Society and other musical organizations; (3) to nurture the development of talent; (4) and to champion music education.
NolaVie is a Nola-centric online publication committed to covering New Orleans art, culture, and community by soliciting content from a variety of sources and voices in the great New Orleans community.
Sharing God's love with Southeast Louisiana through authentic and uplifting radio.
Touro Infirmary Foundation
The mission of the The Touro Infirmary Foundation is to support the highest quality of care and compassion, through financial support of our hospital, Touro Infirmary, its patients and staff.
Heavenly Dog Paws Sanctuary
Heavenly Dog Paws Sanctuary provides a meaningful haven for dogs previously destined for meaningless destruction. We offer the community a solution with our alternative to kill-shelter control. Dogs are given the opportunity to live out their days in the comfort and company provided by an organization dedicated to the proper care for animals while awaiting adoption. All dogs are completely vetted and altered prior to adoption.
Energy Wise Alliance
Energy Wise empowers Louisiana to save money through energy education. Despite having some of the cheapest energy nationwide, New Orleans has the second-highest energy burden nation in the country, with energy bills consuming 20% of the income for low-income New Orleanians. Energy efficiency can eliminate up to 97% of that excess energy burden. Our programming is focused on permanently lowering energy bills for tenants, low income families, and other under-served communities.
Farming New Orleans
Farming New Orleans is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to promote the cultivation of gardens and groves as vehicles for education, building community, providing fresh produce to underserved neighborhoods and promoting entrepreneurship in New Orleans.
Bridge House / Grace House
Bridge House / Grace House provides long-term residential, gender specific treatment to men and women in our community who have become dependent on alcohol or drugs so that they may lead sober and productive lives that contribute to the well-being of the community. These services are offered regardless of one's ability to pay.
Stand for Children Leadership Center
Our mission is to ensure all students receive a high quality, relevant education, especially those whose boundless potential is overlooked and under-tapped because of their skin color, zip code, first language, or disability.
Congregation Beth Israel is a Modern Orthodox synagogue. We are proud of our multi-generational heritage and over 100 year presence in the Greater New Orleans Area. Our mission is to create an accessible spiritual home, where all Jews, regardless of affiliation or background, are warmly embraced and welcomed into our greater family. We strive to create meaningful Jewish experiences through worship services, learning opportunities, and social programming that foster personal and spiritual growth.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
To achieve justice for low-income people in Louisiana by enforcing and defending their legal rights through civil legal aid, advocacy and community education.
St. Tammany Animal Resource Team
St. Tammany Animal Resource Team (START), founded in 1997, is devoted to reducing the number of homeless animals in our community. We are an all volunteer group which depends on donations and fundraisers to pay for veterinary care and spaying/neutering of animals. All donations to START go directly to benefit the animals. Our rescues are fostered in the homes of volunteers until placement. START is working toward the day when no animal is killed simply because it does not have a home.