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WRBH Reading Radio
WRBH's mission is to turn the printed word into the spoken word so that the blind and print impaired receive the same ease of access to current information as their sighted peers.

UNITY of Greater New Orleans
UNITY of Greater New Orleans, founded in 1992, is the lead organization housing people experiencing homelessness in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish. We coordinate the work of a coalition of 60 agencies. Our mission is to coordinate community partnerships to prevent, reduce and end homelessness. By providing housing and compassionate and effective services, our coalition has reduced homelessness in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish by 90 percent.

Kid Catch Foundation
Children and adolescents of the New Orleans area deserve better quality mental health services. We are primary care providers, mental health providers, and other stakeholders who care about the quality of mental health services for youths. Since 2012, our nonprofit created and maintained the Kid Catch Directory, which is an online, one-stop shop for pediatric health care providers and families to find mental health providers by the type of insurance, special expertise, and location.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
Catholic Charities is faith in action. We create a more just society by welcoming the most vulnerable among us, walking beside them and working to meet their needs. We help our neighbors meet long-term challenges. We steward our resources with transparency and efficiency. Together, we create a community where everyone is able to live with dignity and hope.

Ellis Marsalis Center For Music
The Center provides a safe, positive environment where underserved children and youth develop musically, academically, mentally, and socially through a robust music education program. Our holistic approach supports our student's needs beyond music education. Our counseling program offers a safe space for students to process past trauma and address any challenges they may experience, and our healthy habits initiative encourages students and their families to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

Shared Housing of New Orleans
Shared Housing of New Orleans keeps elderly and/or disabled homeowners from going to nursing homes that do not want to or need to be there. We match them with individuals who need a place to live. There is an even exchange of room and board by the homeowner for light housework and companionship by the homeseeker. Our mission is to prevent the unnecessary institutionalization of elderly and disabled homeowners, while also reducing homelessness.

Neo Jazz School of Music
The mission of the Neo Jazz School of Music is to enact a positive change in the youth of our community through an education in music and fine arts, also to provide cultural education, training, diversity and development to our community.

The Samaritan Center
The Samaritan Center is a Christian organization offering emergency assistance with food for those in our community who are in need. Limited assistance for utilities, rent/mortgage, transportation, & medicines may be provided in some circumstances. It is our hope that with God's grace we may be able to assist those people in need on their path back to self-sufficiency.

Sunshine Support Group for ESRD patients
We provide moral and spiritual support for kidney dialysis patients, family members, caregivers and interested individuals by educating them on their health, organizing social events, establishing friendships and allowing end stage renal disease patients to gain a sense of belonging.

'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.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana
Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

The Data Center
The Data Center envisions a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable region with good quality of life for all. To achieve this mission, we provide fully independent, timely, valid, and reliable data and analysis to serve as a catalyst for decisionmaking by the community, including nonprofits, governmental, and private organizations in Greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana.

Amistad Research Center
The Amistad Research Center is committed to collecting, preserving, and providing open access to original materials that reference the social and cultural importance of America's ethnic and racial history, the African Diaspora, human relations, and civil rights.

ricRACK combines creative skill building with environmental responsibility by offering meaningful opportunities to youth and adults to re-use donated clothing, textiles, and craft materials. This mission builds on increased public and industry awareness of sustainability and waste reduction within the fashion industry.

drexel prep foundation
The mission of the Drexel Prep Foundation is to continue the legacy of St Katharine Drexel in support of St. Katharine Drexel Prep School. This year we hope to continue our goal of helping revitalize the athletics department with continued contributions to the gymnasium as well as to the needs of our student athletes.