Give 8/28

2020 marks the third year the Young, Black & Giving Back Institute (YBGB) will promote black-benefiting nonprofits on August 28! The current movement for racial justice highlights the importance of investing in the futures of Black youth. Although the giving day takes place on August 28, 2020, giving is live

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A huge thank you to Drew’s Tunes!

We are overjoyed by the generous donation of $7,500.00 from Drew’s Tunes. Drew’s Tunes has done so much work in the community, helping organizations that focus on youth development, something that is greatly need in New Orleans. Drew’s Tunes has worked hard to provide the students

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Virtual Summer Camp 2020

This month Anna’s Place NOLA’s youth program has been working hard to launch our first ever Virtual Summer Camp! We miss the kiddos so much, and we are so happy to be able to provide them with fun activities this summer, all online!

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COVID Response – Food Assistance

Our food pantry distribution has more than doubled since the start of the COVID pandemic. We were providing 25 families ( a total of 72 individuals) per month with bags of groceries and are now providing groceries to 63 families (a total of 182 individuals) per month, with more approaching

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Virtual Summer Camp

As our children’s lives have vastly changed over the last four months, we hoped to welcome Anna’s Place kids back with open arms for a great summer and to help them unpack their feelings from the quarantine. While disheartened that we will not hear the kids running around the building this

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Anna’s Place Kids Need You! #GiveNOLA

Donate online from May 5 – June 2 2020 Continuity, emotional support, enrichment – that’s Anna’s Place NOLA.  Boys and girls, age 5-18, need the opportunity for academic enhancement, arts exposure, workforce readiness, social and life skills. Delivered by caring staff and served with a healthy meal, Anna’s Place is

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Give Our Kids the Gift of a Great Summer

This year’s summer camp is more important than ever before. We will make sure our kids have a great summer — whether camp is face-to-face or virtual.  We’re extending camp – Artscape 2020 — to five weeks this summer to help our campers keep up academically and to provide a safe

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COVID-19 Response

The viral outbreak that has changed our lives may have closed the physical doors to our youth programs but the needs of our children did not disappear – and in most cases they increased. We were determined to be there for our young people.  On April 1st we went live

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