United Thank Offering Grant for DAWN

Anna’s Place is absolutely elated and grateful to accept a United Thank Offering grant this year, which will go to help establish a new Anna’s Place NOLA youth program, DAWN- Developing Adolescents Workforce Navigation. DAWN’s purpose is to help at-risk youth (ages 14-18) navigate the job field and higher education

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WELCOME New Anna’s Place Staff!

We are thrilled to introduce our newest staff members at Anna’s Place NOLA! Brianna Carr is the new Director of Anna’s Place youth programs. She has her Bachelor’s in Psychology, Master of Arts in Education, and a certification in Humane Education. Brianna has provided financial literacy education to economically disadvantaged

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The NOLA Partnership for Mental Health joins the team at LSUHSC-New Orleans to host a second Community Conference on August 9th about why is it important for community to be involved in disaster-related research, especially in the context of serious mental illness. This will include guests from Los Angeles to discuss

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Summer Camp 2019 – Join us on July 21st

Anna’s Place NOLA’s 2019 summer camp is in full force.  With 49 students, 5 Jesuit High School volunteers, 2 former student volunteers, 6 STAIR volunteers, and a host of teachers and individual volunteers, we definitely have a full house.  Our goal is to give kids a safe place to be

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#GiveNOLA Day May 7, 2019

#GiveNOLAday is a 24 hour period dedicated to raising money for New Orleans non-profits, like us! You can donate through this link or simply search for “Anna’s Place NOLA” on givenoladay.org to support us or follow our direct link https://www.givenola.org/annas-place-nola. We appreciate anything you can spare. As always we are

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Dodwell Extravaganza!

Dodwell Extravaganza is an event to raise restoration funds for this very historic property. We would love to see you there! Save the date and join us for a night of fun, food, entertainment, cocktails, auction items and frivolity! We’ll have Tony Leggio and Elizabeth Bouvier as hosts/MCs. Live entertainment

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Bean Madness!

The Krewe of Red Beans has launched a spoof of the college-basketball tournament called “Bean Madness” to raise money for local non-profits, including Anna’s Place NOLA. 32 chefs/restaurants will compete for “The Best Red Beans”. To donate (be sure to choose Anna’s Place!) and create your “Bracket” (your predictions of

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Teaching Youth About Homelessness

This week Brother Don spoke to the youth of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church about homelessness. Afterwards they packed Blessing Bags for locals suffering from homelessness. The previous week he spoke with the students of Anna’s Place NOLA and they also made care packages. Thank you Brother Don, for your dedication

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