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Join Sankofa and Hike for Katreena for a Citrus Tree Planting Day Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at 2149 Tennessee St. Volunteers will come together to plant grapefruit, satsuma, orange, lemon and lime trees.
Everyone is welcomed to participate and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 504-872-9214 or visit www.sankofanola.org.
We're so thankful for the generous support we received on GiveNOLA Day, May 6. In just 24 hours, we received 40 donations totaling $5,009. Plus, a donation received during the 1 a.m. hour helped us earn an additional $1,000 bonus, bringing our grand total to $6,009.
In total, our community raised over $2 million for GiveNOLA Day!
EBONY Magazine, a national and historic publication focused on the issues of Black life in the US and beyond, has selected Backyard Gardeners Network founder and director Jenga Mwendo as a "Hero Next Door" in the May 2014 issue.
Join us for the second annual community bike ride to connect the upper and lower 9th ward and advocate for safe transportation options for bikers and walkers on the St. Claude bridge. It takes place Saturday, April 5, 10:30 a.m. and ends with snoballs at the Bayou Bienvenue wetland platform at noon.
Join us for the second annual community bike ride to connect the upper and lower 9th ward and advocate for safe transportation options for bikers and walkers on the St. Claude bridge. It takes place Saturday, April 5, 10:30 a.m. - noon. We'll meet up at 9:30 a.m. at Sam Bonart Park, 1200 Forstall, and end with snoballs at the Bayou Bienvenue wetland platform.
CSED was pleased to welcome thirteen volunteers all the way from Japan. This marked the third trip for the volunteers from The University of Kyoto (Kyoto, Japan) and the first trip for Kansai University (Osaka Japan).
If you need volunteers, contact our volunteer coordinator Warrenetta Banks at the office at 504-324-9955, by cell at 504-939-9012 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baptist Community Health Services opened Monday, Feb. 24 at 4960 St. Claude Ave. The clinic will be open 5 days a week, 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., for illness prevention, caring service and primary healthcare in a uniquely Christian context.
Call 504-533-4999 to make your appointment today.