Urgent Need: Help Ms. Thelma

Ms. Thelma calls every Friday to ask if we have raised enough money to begin work on her house. Please help us say “Yes” this Friday by donating to the Friends of Thelma Fund. Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans wants to help retired New Orleans nurse Thelma Hines.  A truck smashed into the front of her home,… Read More

Repairs on Wheels Consumer Gets Mobile

Meet Mr. Fred Harper (pictured), who recently received services from our Repairs on Wheels program. Mr. Harper is a 75 year old New Orleans native confined to a wheelchair and has scant left his Mid-City home in the past twelve years. During Hurricane Katrina, Mr. Harper was evacuated to Alexandria, where he spent three months… Read More