2751 St Ann Nears Completion!

One of our houses on St. Ann is finally nearing completion! YRNO bought the 2751 St. Ann site in October 2014 as part of a collection of sites on the St. Ann and North White block. Site supervisors Prince and Danielle began construction on the house, with the help of volunteers, in March of 2015. Since then, around 1,750 volunteers have come to New Orleans to help rebuild this house and work on other neighborhood projects with YRNO.                   2751 St. Ann has a unique floor plan with a shed type structure […]

Service Learning with Sci Academy

Keep an eye out on the road for YRNO’s yellow box truck’s makeover.YRNO’s Youth Engagement Coordinators Emily and Maya have been working with students at Sci Academy the past few weeks to help with a service learning program. Students in Ms. Aubrey’s after school art club are helping design and paint a mural on YRNO’s box truck, the primary mode of transportation for any tools to and from work sites. Students were tasked with creating a mural design that best illustrates the YRNO mission: to engage local youth in the betterment of the New Orleans community. Stay tuned for our […]

Give NOLA Day: There’s Still Time to Donate!

YRNO would like to thank everyone who donated to our organization during Give NOLA Day! The Give NOLA Day website had so much activity that it experienced a server failure, and many of our donors were unable or had difficulties making donations or properly accessing the site. For those of you that were unable to donate or have not had the time, you still can. You are still able to donate through 4pm today through this link. These pledges must be completed prior to 4pm today to be eligible for the “lagniappe” match. Luckily there is still time for us […]