February 19, 2020
Meet CCANO’s Volunteers of the Month for February 2020, Philip and Venus Boutte, mentors at Isaiah 43. The Boutte’s got involved through their church, Our Lady Star of the Sea, as a way to give back to families and … Continue reading
January 14, 2020
Meet CCANO’s Volunteer of the Month for January 2020, Russ Greco. After retitiring, Russ wanted to connect with the community by volunteering with Immigration and Refugee Services’ Family Literacy Services as a tutor. Thank you for your dedicated service, Russ!
December 27, 2019
The Volunteer of the Month December 2019 is Karen DeBlieux, the Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal campaign co-chair with husband Dr. Peter DeBliux. Dr. Peter DeBlieux is the Chief Experience Officer at University Medical Center New Orleans where he directs patient … Continue reading
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!