In The Media

YRNO: An Example of Unity in L.A.

New York Times columnist, David Brooks, labels YRNO an example of Unity after visiting Louisiana.

YRNO featured on WLAE-TV’s Affordable Housing Matters

Norman Robinson interviews Prince and Earl about YRNO on the show Affordable Housing Matters.

Mike Rowe’s new show “Returning the Favor” features YRNO

Last month, Mike Rowe (from Dirty Jobs) stopped by YRNO to interview Prince and “Return the Favor” to YRNO.

YRNO Wins Starbucks Foundation Upstanders Challenge Grant

Biz New Orleans featured YRNO’s recent grant award from the Starbucks Foundation.

YRNO listed as one of the best volunteer vacations

Flip Key

Flip Key, a Trip Advisor company, has listed Youth Rebuilding New Orleans as one of the best places to volunteer on vacation.

St. Charles Avenue Feature on Executive Director, William Stoudt

St. Charles Avenue

St. Charles Avenue, the New Orleans definitive social magazine, has done a feature on YRNO executive director, William Stoudt and the evolution of Youth Rebuilding New Orleans.

Tulane Faculty and Staff To Volunteer at YRNO

Tulane University

Executive Director, William Stoudt, is very pleased to continue his connection with Tulane by welcoming Tulane volunteers to YRNO during the Wave of Green Day of Service on Thursday, March 24.

Non-profit’s Plan for Coffee Shop Receives Approval

Mid City Messenger

YRNO received unanimous approval by City Council for plans to bring a coffee shop and office space to St. Ann Street.


Non-profit rebuilding group falls victims to thieves


YRNO’s equipment trailer was stolen and we want your help to find it!

Action Report: Volunteers needed for Katrina anniversary service projects


Prior to the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Bill Capo visits YRNO again.

General Pershing Street home on the move to Mid-City as St. George’s expands

Uptown Messenger

YRNO moves a donated house to its new location on St. Ann Street.

Youth Rebuilding New Orleans One House at a Time


Another Harvard team from MBAs Across America visited YRNO.

Voluntourism: Travel and Give Back with 6 Great Destinations

Black Enterprise

Youth Rebuilding New Orleans is at the top of the list.

Volunteers in town for spring break to rebuild neighborhood


Susan Isaacs visited YRNO when students from Elon University were at our St. Ann Street properties.

Off the Menu: N.O. Raising Cane’s takes Super Service Challenge

New Orleans Advocate

The Raising Cane’s restaurant received a check for $50,000 for Youth Rebuilding New Orleans.

Organization provides teachers with new homes


Bill Capo reports on our recent home sale to Sci Academy teacher Ben Ifshin.

Home improvement tips for battling winter weather


William Stoudt gives home improvement tips for when the weather gets colder and discusses YRNO with Sula Kim.

Across Louisiana

Cox 4

William Stoudt discusses YRNO with Steve Sawyer on his Cox cable show.

Propeller N.O. impacting the community


Ameca Reali of the Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana and our own William Stoudt were guests on WWL-TV Eyewitness News to talk about their respective organizations with host Antwan Harris.

Gambit’s 40 Under 40

Gambit Weekly

The 2014 winners include YRNO Executive Director William Stoudt.

YRNO on WWL Community Matters

Entercom New Orleans radio

Listen to William Stoudt and Jack Styczynski discuss YRNO and Project HOMEwork with Monica Pierre.

Youth Rebuilding New Orleans helps local teachers buy houses through its “Project HOMEwork” program


William Stoudt appeared on WGNO-TV’s “The 411” to discuss YRNO’s ninth home sale in the Project HOMEwork program.

Tulane Student-Athletes Continue their Community Service Efforts throughout New Orleans

Tulane Green Wave

Nine Tulane football and basketball players spent an afternoon with YRNO cleaning out a blighted house in Kenner as one of their summer community service projects.

Bringing Neighborhoods Back at Youth Rebuilding New Orleans


Meghan Sherlock and Team Harvard of MBAs Across America visited YRNO.

YRNO Public Service Announcement

Entercom New Orleans radio

Listen to William Stoudt’s radio Public Service Announcement.

10 best family volunteer vacations

USA Today

A family vacation isn’t just for relaxation. It’s also a chance to pass along values.

Action Report: Viewers replace non-profit’s stolen tools


When the leaders of Youth Rebuilding New Orleans showed the new tools their program received, their amazement was summed up in just seven words:

Tulane Volleyball Helps Rebuild House Through Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

Tulane Green Wave

Sixteen Tulane volleyballers – as well as sand volleyball head coach Wayne Holly, assistant indoor volleyball coach Jaye Loyd and volleyball program coordinator Chelsey Richter – spent Sunday morning bettering the community in which they currently live by volunteering their time with the Youth Rebuilding New Orleans non-profit organization.

Action Report: Volunteers shocked when tools stolen from non profit


Forty college student volunteers from South Dakota, Indiana, and West Virginia are in New Orleans this week helping ‘Youth Rebuilding New Orleans.’ The agency restores blighted or foreclosed houses.

YRNO Public Service Announcement

Entercom New Orleans radio

Listen to William Stoudt’s radio Public Service Announcement following a burglary at YRNO.

Organization devotes a week to Cowen Service Challenge

Tulane New Wave

During the first full week of January, Youth Rebuilding New Orleans will have dozens of volunteers in town from around the country working at various sites. As part of the organization’s partnership with Tulane University, Youth Rebuilding New Orleans will dedicate the entire week’s worth of volunteer hours to the Cowen Service Challenge.

Students Help Teachers Find Affordable Homes

New Orleans Advocate

Usually it’s teachers who dedicate themselves to helping students, not the other way around. This weekend, some lucky teacher may find his or her dream home, and even better still, they’ll be able to afford it because it was built almost entirely by students.

Tulane Student-Athletes Help Rebuild House Through Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

Tulane Green Wave

Eleven Tulane student-athletes spent part of their weekend bettering the community in which they currently live by volunteering their time with the Youth Rebuilding New Orleans non-profit organization on Sept. 16.

Teachers make good neighbors

Tulane New Wave

A roadblock that may have discouraged others was the motivating factor behind Tulane graduate William Stoudt creating the Youth Rebuilding New Orleans organization that has been rebuilding homes for the city’s educators since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.