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WwL RADIO HOSTS HANDSON, United way SELA, catholic charities, SBP, and rebuilding together to talk about long term disaster recovery. 

On February 7, 2017, a category 3 tornado tore through New Orleans East, damaging homes and injuring over 30 people. Listen to how the we are leveraging a $450,000 grant from Entergy New Orleans together to aid in long term recovery. 

 

VOLUNTEERS renovate schoolyard to launch tricentennial community service challenge

To kickoff our "300,000 Hours for the Next 300" service challenge we partnered with Hoffman Early Learning Center for a day of service. Over 150 people from the community joined us for the beginning stage of transforming the outdoor space at the school. 

 

WWL Radio Hosts HandsON to talk about Our 300,000 Service Hour Tricentennial Initiative 

In partnership with the Tricentennial Commission, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, and Network Volunteers, we are launching a "300,000 Hours for the Next 300" service hour challenge. To learn more about how you can get involved, visit volunteer.handsonneworleans.org! 

 
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WWL-TV Cast and crew VOLUNTEERS AT MRS. GLORIA's GARDEN

On Make A Difference Day, we managed WWL-TV volunteers at Mrs. Gloria's Garden. They spent the afternoon building rain barrel stands, painting chairs, constructing a trellis for grapevines,  updating the tire fence, and much more. 

"It’s such an amazing space and I think in an area that really could use some sprucing up right now and we are excited to be part of that," said Sheba Turk, Eyewitness Morning News Anchor.

 
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Derek Jeter's Turn 2 Foundation Volunteers with Handson new orleans at local middle school

Over a hundred high school students from Tennessee and New York City traveled to New Orleans in August as part of their "2017 Social Change Project." We organized their day of service at Einstein Charter Middle in New Orleans East where students painted the theater, school offices, and multiple classrooms, built white board stands and trophy cases for the schools academic and athletic achievements. 

 
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NEW PLAYGROUND OPENS FOR CHILDREN IN HOLLYGROVE 

HandsOn New Orleans led over 200 volunteers from Morgan Stanley, Choice Foundation, Dunbar Elementary, and the community in building a playground at Dunbar Elementary in Hollygrove.