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New Orleans Friends of Music
The mission of New Orleans Friends of Music is to present chamber music of the highest quality, at an affordable price, performed by internationally -- and nationally-recognized musicians; to support and extend the full range of chamber music repertoire through performances and commissions; to support educational activities that encourage more adults and young people to appreciate the art form; and to showcase exceptional emerging chamber musicians of national or international quality.

First Grace Community Alliance- Hagar's House & Project Ishmael
The mission of First Grace Community Alliance (FGCA) is to work with and for people in need, especially women and their children, by meeting food, housing and other emergency needs, while simultaneously challenging systemic poverty in the greater New Orleans area. FGCA does this through its two main programs: Hagar's House and Project Ishmael.

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.

Jung Society of New Orleans
C. G. Jung Society of New Orleans promotes self-understanding in the New Orleans community through lectures and workshops on depth psychology. Monthly lectures are held in uptown New Orleans from September through May and the Society maintains a library of books on psychology and related topics for members. Most programs provide CEUs for social workers and LPCs. The Jung Society is a nonprofit all-volunteer organization. All are welcome to join the Society; evening lectures are free for members.

Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association
The L9WHA is a resident-run, neighborhood-based community organization. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in the Lower 9th Ward through affordable homeownership and the resident-driven redevelopment of our historic community. In particular, we work to achieve racial equity for lower-income African-Americans, many of whom overcame systemic barriers to become homeowners only to lose their homes due to failed federal levees and discriminatory recovery programs.

Mercy Family Center
As the Sisters of Mercy before us, we bring to life the healing ministry of Jesus through our compassionate care and exceptional service. Mercy Family Center provides comprehensive, community-based mental health and educational services for children, adolescents, adults, and families in the Greater New Orleans area.

Lafourche Education Foundation
LEF's mission is to raise and invest funds for charitable purposes that support, improve and advance public education in Lafourche Parish, LA.

St. Tammany Outreach for the Prevention of Suicide
STOPS' mission is to reduce the incidence of suicide and its devastating aftermath in our community. By fostering prevention, intervention, and postvention resources, we seek to create a community safety net for individuals and families in crisis. In 2014, there were 16,108 homicides and 41,143 suicides in the U.S. St. Tammany parish has one of the highest suicide rates in Louisiana. Please help us to continue to make a difference in our community.

PARSE NOLA (d.b.a PARSE) is a curatorial residency and research-driven art program in New Orleans that serves as a platform for critical dialog about contemporary art. This program hosts three to four visiting curators annually. During extended stays in the city, curators are encouraged to engage in studio visits with local artists, conduct research in the area, and utilize PARSE's resources to experiment with the boundaries and possibilities of curatorial practice.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.

New Orleans Loving Festival
The New Orleans Loving Festivalâ„¢ is a multiracial community celebration and film festival that challenges racism through outreach and education. The Loving Festival is an important community platform for showcasing films and other creative works that explore racial stereotypes and inspire people to work together for racial justice.

New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center
Our mission: To improve the communication of children and adults who are affected by speech, language and hearing disorders, in order to improve their quality of life and help them connect with others.

Beth Israel
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.

Rebuilding Together New Orleans
A continuing volunteer effort to improve the quality of life of low income homeowners, particularly those who are elderly, disabled, veterans or single head of households with minor children, through home repair and revitalization of New Orleans' neighborhoods.

Hotel Hope
Hotel Hope is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that provides housing to women and their children while guiding them to self-sufficiency and self-empowerment through intensive case management in a safe and loving atmosphere.