good works recognition schools

Morris Jeff Community School establishes scholarship to honor student’s grandmother killed after 2022 graduation ceremony

Morris Jeff Community School is inviting the public to support a scholarship fund established in the memory of Augustine Greenwood, a grandmother of a 2022 Morris Jeff graduating student who was killed by a stray bullet during a melee in the Xavier University parking lot after the school’s commencement ceremonies. This scholarship will be awarded Read More…

Featured good works health land use

CrescentCare planning medical clinic for United Way building on Canal

By Katherine Hart, Mid-City Messenger CrescentCare, a community health center formed from the NO/AIDS Task Force, is purchasing the United Way building on Canal Street to redevelop into a medical clinic. The building at 2515 Canal St. is currently under contract with CrescentCare,  United Way of Southeast Louisiana, the building’s owner and primary occupant since Read More…

business food and drink good works

Parkway Bakery & Tavern upholds the po’boy’s charitable tradition

Beginning on Friday, May 20, and ending on Sunday, May 22 — the same weekend as Bayou Boogaloo — Parkway Bakery & Tavern will be donating $1 from sales of every shrimp po’ boy sold to support transplant patients and programs. The money will be donated to the Ochsner Transplant Institute through the Greg Smith Read More…

food and drink fundraisers parks and greenspace

Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Garden to hold open house and fundraiser

The Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Garden has been blooming for a quarter century. The garden at North Dupre and St. Philip streets is collectively tended by neighborhood volunteers, who harvest the produce to distribute to other community members and organizations as well as for their own kitchens. The volunteers have decided that the time has Read More…

Advertiser's Special food and drink good works

Barcelo Gardens Farmer’s Market brings fresh produce to food deserts (sponsored)

Barcelo Gardens is on a mission to bring fresh produce to food desert areas! In a city known for food, there are a surprising number of food deserts in New Orleans. Finding fresh fruits and vegetables in some areas can be incredibly challenging. Barcelo Gardens Farmers Market is on a mission to fix that. To Read More…

Advertiser's Special city government good works History recognition

Join us in exploring Historic Women Educators in New Orleans, hosted by Chelsey Richard Napoleon, Clerk of Civil District Court (sponsored)

Join us for exhibits from the Notarial Archives Research Center! These showcases and blogs are available by visiting our website.  This month we highlight historic women educators in New Orleans. ABOUT THE CLERK OF CIVIL DISTRICT COURT’S OFFICE FOR THE PARISH OF ORLEANS: The Clerk’s Office consists of two divisions – Land Records and Civil. Read More…

arts, books and music fundraisers good works

Together for Ukraine fundraiser with LPO quartet moved from Broadside due to storm threat

The evening of music to support Ukraine relief on Wednesday (March 30) has been moved from The Broadside to the Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Ave., to avoid the threat of inclement weather. Scattered thunderstorms, with some potentially severe, are predicted for Wednesday. The benefit had been the first event scheduled at The Broadside after Read More…

arts, books and music festivals fundraisers

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo announces its musical lineup

Ani DiFranco will join Sonny Landreth, supergroup Dragon Smoke, the Squirrel Nut Zippers and the Soul Rebels featuring Big Freedia at the 16th Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo, which returns to the banks of Bayou St. John May 20, 21 and 22. The annual, three-day neighborhood festival features music on four stages and raises funds to support a Read More…