November 27, 2019
Meet Essie Theyard, a volunteer with CCANO’s Foster Grandparents. After working with children all her life, Essie was looking for a volunteer opportunity with children after retiring to stay mentally and physically active. She has been a loving, supportive influence … Continue reading
October 30, 2019
Meet Andrew Porter, a volunteer with CCANO’s Institutional Advancement Grants department. For over a year, Andrew has used his strong writing and editing skills to assist the Grants Manager in researching and submitting grant proposals. Thank you, Andrew, for your … Continue reading
September 30, 2019
Meet Alice Skinner, a Therapeutic Family Services volunteer. As a Foster parent, Alice has provided a safe and loving environment to numerous children for over twenty years. Thank you, Alice, for opening your home and your heart!
September 4, 2019
Meet Ellen Callais, a Project SAVE volunteer. As a Tulane undergrad, Ellen was looking for a meaningful internship experience that could help her determine what she would like to pursue after college. While she learned a lot professionally, her awareness … Continue reading
August 20, 2019
Ten years is time for a celebration. The SERVE program (Students Engaging in Reflective Volunteer Experiences) of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) turned 10 years old this summer. Since 2009, 926 high school students have volunteered one or more … Continue reading
August 6, 2019
Since wrapping up another successful year of S.E.R.V.E. (Students Engaging in Reflective Volunteer Experiences), our high school student volunteers have shared what their experiences this summer have meant to them. “At Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center, I was out … Continue reading
July 23, 2019
Meet Lena Williams, a SERVE (Students Engaging in Reflective Volunteer Experiences) volunteer. This is her second summer participating, and her experience with the seniors at CCANO’s PACE was profoundly memorable. Thank you, Lena, for your enthusiastic work!
June 24, 2019
Meet Kevin Sherman, CCANO’s Volunteer of the Month for June 2019. He has served as a mentor with Cornerstone Kids for the past three years and has made a tremendous impact on local youth. Thank you, Kevin, for your amazing … Continue reading
May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019 by Christine Bordelon, Clarion Herald It has been a decade since SERVE (Students Engaging in Reflective Volunteer Experiences) began offering high school students meaningful opportunities to earn service hours during summer vacation. Over the past decade, nearly … Continue reading
May 9, 2019
Meet Rachel Warne, CCANO’s Volunteer of the Month for May 2019. She has served as Immigration and Refugee Services’ Americorps Employment Success Coach for the past year. Thank you, Rachel, for your amazing work!