Our Stories

Taking Back The Yard: How One Central City Homeowner is Combating Regular Flooding on His Property

Walk down the 2800 block of S. Johnson Street, and you’re bound to meet Leo, or as he’s known throughout ...
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The Power of Doing Ordinary Things With Gospel Intentionality. Mr. Jim and Ms. Faye’s L.I.F.E. Story

Most people heading into retirement do so with the intent to focus on themselves. To slow down and take it ...
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Breaking Down the Ninth Ward’s Negative Narratives Through Dance.

Growing up today is hard in New Orleans.Children are coming up in broken homes, sometimes with neither of their parents ...
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Building Up The Next Generation Through Sports: Coach Norwood’s Story

“Why do I do this...I like to see the kids have opportunity; to be successful, and to be productive in ...
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Mike’s Donation: Leveraging His Resources to Help His Community Thrive

When most people think about giving back to their community, the first thing that comes to mind is donating money ...
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Emily’s Story: Leveraging her LIFE to Serve Entrepreneurs

Leaving a Legacy of Care This past year Emily Brocato has been serving New Orleans entrepreneurs as the Launch New ...
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Transforming The Community, One Smile at a Time

Shirley Howard is a 9th Ward native who has been serving her community for almost 50 years! She graduated from ...
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Ben’s Story: Building a Culture of Empathy

Some folks can command a room, spinning words into the webs that capture us. Few people are magnetic with grace ...
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Phyllis Cassidy

Thrive New Orleans is one of the few nonprofits I know who empower those they serve through real relationships. They ...
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New Orleans, LA 70116

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