Hagar's House is a sanctuary for women and children in New Orleans that provides a residential community, resource assistance, and a safe place to transition into permanent housing. Hagar's House is a program of First Grace United Methodist Church and its associated nonprofit, First Grace Community Alliance.
WHAT YOU DO
Service learners work with Hagar's House in many capacities. This semester projects include
Because of the varying and sometimes unexpected needs of our community, service learning students may also be asked to help with additional tasks such as office work, events & fundraising, yard work, etc.
WHAT YOU LEARN
Loyola service learning students will learn about house residents and their stories. Service learning students are welcome to attend our weekly social justice movie screenings & discussions on topics like feminism, race & gender.
preschool • elementary children • adults • people who are homeless or in transitional housing situations
DAYS & TIMES
|Facilitating Activities with Children||Weekday evenings|
|Donations Coordinating & Organizing||Wednesdays, 10am-12pm|
To protect the residents', the location of Hagar's House is confidential. Service learners selected to serve at Hagar's House will be notified of its location.
Biking • ~25 min
Public Transit • ~45 min
Driving • ~15 min
Programming & Volunteer Coordinator