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Party with a Purpose

Loyola press release - January 13, 2006

On Friday, January 13, from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Peace Quad, more than 25 social support agencies, community groups, and other non-profit organizations will be recruiting students to work as volunteers or interns in their important work of helping to rebuild New Orleans. This is a unique event for students, faculty, and community members, where all of the major players in the community will be attending, including Catholic Charities, FEMA, Red Cross, Salvation Army, and others. Please be sure to attend.

List of attending agencies: Salvation Army, FEMA, Liberty City CDC, Uptown Shepherd Center, American Red Cross, "My House" project, Hispanic Apostolate, ARC of Greater NOLA, Catholic Charities Volunteers of America, Habitat for Humanity, Cafe Reconcile, Ozanam Inn Shelter, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Boat People SOS, Hope House, Emergency Communities of St. Bernard Parish, Girls Hope/Boys Hope, LUCAP, Lindy Boggs Literacy Center, Common Ground, and more!