Families Serve: Volunteering with YRNO as a Family

Over the years, YRNO has had a multitude of volunteers from across the country come to serve with the organization to help rebuild New Orleans. There are three main types of volunteers that serve with YRNO: schools, corporate groups and families. This year alone we have had around a dozen families come to volunteer with us ranging from a day to a full work week of service. Families remain strong partners of our volunteer base in fulfilling our mission to engage youth in the betterment of the New Orleans community. We spoke with members of the Resch family who volunteered [...]

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March Madness: Spring Break with YRNO

This March, YRNO has had an abundance of volunteer groups come visit to help in our rebuilding efforts on St. Ann. The month started off with a group of students from NOVA Southeastern University. The team of students helped YRNO repaint the front and inside of our neighbor’s house that was damaged by a fire. The second week of March, three groups of students stayed at the bunkhouse with us: University of South Carolina Upstate, Agnes Scott College (Decatur, GA) and University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA). USC Upstate and UVA students helped us in the demolition of the inside of [...]

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