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The Robottom Foundation
The Robottom Foundation is developing a holistic professional team composed of family, associates, and volunteers dedicated to improving outcomes for statistically "at risk" (underserved) children aged 5 to 17 years old. Our Mission is to educate, engage, and exemplify health and wellness practices to the children selected to participate, thereby shaping their opinion of what it means to be a healthy adult in the 21st Century.

Le Petit Theatre is dedicated to presenting high-quality theatrical performances to entertain, inform, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of the greater New Orleans area. By offering a full season of contemporary and classic dramas, comedies and musicals, the theatre embraces the work of the city's artists onstage and backstage, while nurturing and mentoring up-and-coming talent with an array of educational outreach programs

New Orleans Opera Association
The Mission of the New Orleans Opera Association is to enrich the lives of all people by producing opera of the highest artistic quality and providing education opportunities through traditional and innovative approaches.

The Green Project
The Green Project is an environmental nonprofit focused on reclaiming and reusing the materials around us. We have a low-cost Salvage Store, Paint Recycling Program, free K-12 Environmental Education, affordable Community Workshops, and a free MakerSpace. Our Mission: Serving New Orleans since 1994, our mission is to promote a culture of creative reuse by diverting usable materials from landfills and cultivating a respect for their value.

United Negro College Fund - UNCF
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization. Since its founding in 1944, UNCF has raised more than $4.5 billion to help more than 400,000 students receive college degrees by providing financial support for its thirty-seven (37) member historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs); of which Xavier University and Dillard University are a part of, for scholarships and capacity building.

African American Cultural Center
To create opportunities for people of color and protect their rights and liberties as citizens. Inspiring young people in their communities to seek opportunities for learning and personal growth and connecting communities to resources, strategies and providing solutions that support human dignity and respect.

St. Tammany Library Foundation
‚ÄčThe mission of the St. Tammany Library Foundation is to promote and enrich the facilities, capabilities and resources of the entire library system by seeking donations from corporations, community groups, philanthropic organizations and individual donors.

Center for Ethical Living & Social Justice Renewal
CELSJR is a catalyst for social, economic, environmental, & racial justice through activism, community engagement, organizing, & transformational learning.

50 Legs in 50 Days, Inc.
The purpose of 50 Legs is to provide amputees with the necessary care and prosthetics that they could not otherwise afford and to help them live a happier and healthier life.

Raintree Children and Family Services
Raintree's mission is to provide needed services to at-risk children and youth, encouraging hope and creating opportunities for growth and independent lives.

Son of a Saint exists to enhance the lives of fatherless boys through mentorship, emotional support, development of life skills, exposure to constructive experiences and formation of positive, lasting peer-to-peer relationships.

McDonogh 35 Alumni Association
Our mission is to advance the legacy of McDonogh 35 Senior High School as an institution of academic excellence and cultural pride by fostering alumni involvement through advocacy and volunteerism, offering financial support and lifelong commitment to the student body and to the school, and promoting lasting relationships among its graduates.

Community Works of Louisiana
Community Works builds a creative and healthy New Orleans by increasing equitable access to innovative programs that engage young people.

The First 72 +
Our mission is to stop the cycle of incarceration by fostering independence and self-sustainability for formerly incarcerated people. Through the leadership and wisdom of formerly incarcerated people themselves, the First 72+ transforms the re-entry experience into one that builds on the strengths and abilities of people returning home from prison and ensures that they, their families, and their communities are given the greatest opportunity to grow and thrive.

Compost NOW
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.