Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans’s Katrina story, told by President and CEO Jim LeBlanc. His first-person account shows how, thanks to many dedicated staff and new friends, we safely evacuated all persons with disabilities in our care and helped others we serve to safety. Our story is one of survival and gratitude, that shows how deeply God blessed us during the catastrophe by placing friends and supporters in our path to light the way.
Rebuilding and Reuniting Our Community
This is Why We Do What We Do™
Helping America's Most Vulnerable
For more than 115 years, Volunteers of America has always stepped forward to address the most challenging issues of the day and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the most underserved.
New and Events
The Folgers Resilience Run/Walk is happening here in NOLA on August 29th! The 2-mile event will commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the incredible resilience of the people of our great city. All proceeds from the run will be donated to local charities, including Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans!
Donate Your Vehicle
Donating your car helps us do so much. Your donation funds charitable programs that help children seeking adoptive parents, mentoring and enrichment programs for at-risk youth and support for persons with disabilities. Donating your car helps us serve veterans who are homeless and provides lasting solutions for homeless persons in recovery from substance abuse.