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New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp
• To teach and perpetuate the musical style of early jazz music as it originated in New Orleans. • To create a yearly musical event in New Orleans that will raise the level of musicianship and knowledge of early jazz. • To expose traditional jazz to a larger audience. • To attract musicians from around the world to New Orleans to learn traditional jazz.

Susan G. Komen New Orleans
Komen New Orleans is dedicated to combating breast cancer. Up to 75% of our net income goes toward funding grants to local hospitals and organizations that provide breast health education, screening and treatment programs for medically underserved women. The remaining 25% supports the national Komen Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, educational and scientific programs. Our Bold Goal: Reduce current number of breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. by 2026.

New Orleans Early Education Network
The mission of NOEEN is to ensure an excellent start for every child in New Orleans by strengthening the early education education sector. NOEEN was created by local early childhood practitioners to increase access to early childhood education, improve the quality of early learning experiences for young children, and connect organizations who work with and on the behalf of young children to resources.  

Jesus Project Ministries / Apple Street Learning Center
God has called Jesus Project Ministries/Apple Street Learning Center to reach and disciple children, youth and adults living in impoverished and marginalized communities; to train and encourage the body of Christ in cross-cultural understanding and compassionate action; and to bring the Kingdom of God to our cities and nations through education, mentorship and ministry.

Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners
Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners provides free reading materials to those incarcerated in Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, and Mississippi. We feel that our privilege as people on the outside means that the service we provide should necessarily be without political or religious agenda. It is our hope that the books we send inside provide recipients with education, entertainment, and the reminder that people on the outside are thinking of them.

Al Copeland Foundation
The Al Copeland Foundation (ACF) supports new local cancer research, education and patient programs at the Copeland-LSU Health Science Center Partnership in Viruses, Cancer and Immunotherapy. ACF is on a path to fulfill a wish, to save lives and end cancer.

Gentilly Festival, Inc
Our mission is to raise money to help support the rebuilding and growth of the Gentilly area.

HousingNOLA's mission is to provide a road map to maximize the effectiveness of scarce government resources, increasing non-traditional resources, and assisting private sector investors in making strategic choices. HousingNOLA is a 10-year partnership between the community leaders, and dozens of public, private, and nonprofit organizations working to solve New Orleans' affordable housing crisis.

'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.

Young Life Houma
Young Life Houma is passionate about reaching kids in the Terrebonne & Lafouche area in order to walk along side them in the tough time of middle school through high school. We have a heart to reach those teens who are disinterested or unchurched and letting them know they are loved and special just how they are. Our Mission Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.​

Bayou Region Amateur Radio Society is the fundraising arm of our umbrella organization, the Thibodaux Amateur Radio Club, with FCC call sign W5YL. Our objective is to support emergency communication operations and provide communication infrastructure after hurricanes and other disasters in the bayou region through amateur radio as well as promote the art and science of amateur radio to our local communities and around the world. When all else fails, amateur radio is there.

Capoeira and Brazilian Cultural Arts Center
The Capoeira and Brazilian Cultural Arts Center teaches Afro-Brazilian history and culture through the music, martial art, and dance of Capoeira. We emphasize health and wellness, morality, respect, and self-confidence, while teaching and preserving the rich history of slave populations. In collaboration with sister programs in Brazil, we invest tuition and fundraising capital in free instruction to under-served communities in the neighborhoods where we teach.

Friends of King School
Our mission is to create and maintain an orderly, trusting environment where teaching and learning are innovative and exciting; where students are taught to read, write, compute, and think critically according to their fullest potential.

New Orleans Film Society
Help us discover, cultivate, and amplify diverse filmmakers who tell the story of NOLA. Your donation will help us produce the Oscar-qualifying New Orleans Film Festival annually, bringing more than 200 films and 400 filmmakers and decision-makers of the film industry in New Orleans. As well as our year-round investments in building a vibrant film culture in New Orleans and connecting local filmmakers to career-advancing resources.

Operation What's Next
Operation What's Next provides outstanding mentorship and guidance to young adults that will give them essential tools to enhance their education and career potential. The mentoring program is a workshop format at the school every two weeks. I attribute the success of the program to hands on learning with on-the-spot constructive critiques. As a result, two volunteers received Volunteer of the Year from Jefferson Parish School Board in 2011 and 2012.