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'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.
350 New Orleans
350 New Orleans is a volunteer-led climate activist group connecting our region to the international climate change movement. Our mission is to lend support to initiatives in New Orleans that raise consciousness and promote sound policy around climate change. We prioritize locally-grown initiatives over national ones and collaboration over working alone. We recognize and seek to amplify the power of existing New Orleans- and Gulf-based groups working for climate justice in their own 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 advocacy, outreach, and education efforts.
504ward is a nonprofit collaborative initiative with a mission to retain the influx of young talent in the New Orleans region. Focused on both new and native New Orleanians, 504ward connects the 21-to-35-year-old demographic to key events, people, organizations, and opportunities across the city and region.
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 Studio in the Woods
A Studio in the Woods, a program of Tulane University, is one of only a handful of live-in artists' retreats in the Gulf South, located in an endangered bottomland hardwood forest on the Mississippi River in Orleans Parish. The Studio is dedicated to forest preservation, science-inspired art education and creating a peaceful retreat for artists and scholars who are interested in tackling challenging issues with resourcefulness, imagination and power.
A's & Aces
A's & Aces is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization founded in 2008 with a mission to provide academic assistance, life skills and tennis to New Orleans public school children. A sport-based youth development model is used to engage and retain under-served youth and others who have lacked access to quality academic assistance and tennis, and help them succeed on a pathway to college and beyond.
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.
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) 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 of youth. Our commitment is guide youth through life by preparing them for their next steps in life.
Access Health Louisiana
Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is the largest network of Federally Qualified Health Centers in the state. Our network of more than 100 providers sees more than 41,000 patients with a total of more than 120,000 encounters per year. Our community health centers are in ten Louisiana parishes including: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, St. Charles, Washington, Plaquemines, Tangipahoa, Iberville and Rapides. Our mission is simple: to improve the health of the people we serve.
ACLU Foundation 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 utilize un-schooling methods and community resources to develop life-long learners who value community, education, and culture.