Baptist Community Ministries

Baptist Community Ministries
Ashley Navarre, Grants Manager | anavarre@bcm.org
504 593.2324
BCM is a Health conversion foundation committed to improving the physical, mental, spiritual, and social lives of people in the New Orleans region.
Bridge House Grace House

Bridge House / Grace House
Else Pedersen, CEO | epedersen@bridgehouse.org
Michelle Gaiennie, ED of Clinical Services | mgaiennie@bridgehouse.org
www.bridgehouse.org | 504.821.7122
Long term, gender specific residential substance
abuse treatment for the homeless, indigent, uninsured
and unemployed.
Center for Restorative Approaches

Center for Restorative Approaches
Troi Bechet, CEO | tbechet@thecra.net
www.cra.net | 504.473.0411
To provide schools, workplaces and other communities with training, consulting and facilitation of dialogue circles which improve communication, build relationships, reduce violence and allow those most impacted by conflict and wrongdoing to develop their own solutions for justice and well-being.

Jillian Sandoval, Volunteer & Program Manager | jillian@evacuteer.org
Kali Rapp-Roy, Executive Director | kali@evacuteer.org
www.evacuteer.org | 504.517.3580
Evacuteer.org annually recruits, trains, and manages 500 evacuation volunteers (Evacuteers) who assist with New Orleans’ public evacuation option called City Assisted Evacuation (CAE). We serve to prepare and register evacuees, ensuring their ability to evacuate safely and with dignity.

Families Helping Families of Jefferson
Mary Jacob, Executive Director | mjacob@fhfjefferson.org
Laura Nata, Programs Coordinator | lsnata@fhfjefferson.org
www.fhfjefferson.org | 504.888.9111
Families Helping Families of Jefferson is a resource center staffed with trained, knowledgeable parents of children with disabilities. We give parents of children with disabilities knowledge, support & confidence. We answer questions and provide assistance for any disability, any age. We teach parents to advocate. We help parents navigate support systems and overcome the challenges in these settings.

Friends of Lafitte Greenway
Nellie Catzen, Community Health Program Coordinator | nellie@lafittegreenway.org
www.lafittegreenway.org | 504.702.6788
Friends of Lafitte Greenway seeks to revitalize the Lafitte Corridor neighborhoods by building, programming, and promoting the Lafitte Greenway as a great public space.
Lauren C Anderson

Lauren C. Anderson Coaching and Consulting Services, LLC.
Lauren Anderson, Coach and Consultant | laurencanderson@cox.net
We support individuals and organizations who are seeking to create lasting change in their lives or businesses.
Living Alternatives

Living Alternatives
Bronwen Niles, Director | bronwen@ywamneworleans.org
Rachel Biersteker, Counselor | rachbiersteker@gmail.com
www.pregnancycarecenternola.org | 504.237.4941
Provides free pregnancy testing, counseling, clothing and other services for pregnant women and their children.
Louisiana Association of Non Profits

Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations
Cory Sparks, Director | corysparks@lano.org
www.lano.org | 504.208.8640
LANO is a statewide member organization that advocates for the nonprofit community and strengthens the effectiveness of those committed to improving Louisiana.
Metro Center for Women and Children

Metro Center for Women and Children
Cat Patteson, Advocate| cpatteson@mcwcgno.org
www.mcwcgno.org | 504.837.5400
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children (MCWC) is a community based, independent non-profit 501(c)(3) social service agency serving victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. Metro provides emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence, advocacy services in 8 parishes, and operates a 24 hour crisis line. MCWC’s mission is to break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking through advocacy, intervention, empowerment, and transformation.
Jamal Brown, Director of Operations | jamal@nexuscity.org
www.nexuscity.org | 504.813.4482
NexusCity is an organization and network of established leaders that reflects the diversity of the NOLA region, and focuses on identifying emerging leaders and connecting them to opportunities. We offer a Fellowship that provides board training to civic minded individuals.

Project 18
Sonya Brown, Executive Director | sonya.brown@project18.org
Bonnie DeSalle, Director of Operations | bonnie.desalle@project18.org
www.project18.org | 504.214.9065
Our mission is to ensure that current and former foster care youth successfully transition into adulthood by providing a safety net of services, resources and supportive individuals that will foster the forever L.O.V.E. (Life Skills, Opportunities, Voice and Empowerment) each youth deserves.” Our Philosophy: Project 18 believes in meeting youth “where they are” and ensuring their immediate safety, stability, physical and mental health while also advocating for them on state and national levels. Our Vision is to create an organization collaboratively with current and former foster youth where they will ultimately take on leadership roles through board involvement, fulfill staff positions, create an informal network with each other and with volunteers while also being of service to the community.

Project Management Institute, Greater New Orleans Chapter
Mark Faust, President | president@pmigno.org
Cynthia Delaparte, VP Membership
www.pmigno.org | 504 6213506
PMI was formed to advance careers, improve organizational success and further mature the profession of project management through globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses and networking opportunities.

Son Of A Saint
Lauren Darnell, Director of Partnerships and Special Projects | lauren@sonofasaint.org
www.sonofasaint.org | 504.982.4778
Son of a Saint exists to enhance the lives of fatherless boys through mentorship, emotional support, development of life skills, exposure to constructive experiences and formation of positive, lasting peer-to- peer relationships.
St Charles Avenue Magazine

St. Charles Avenue Magazine
Peyton Simms, Account Executive | peyton@myneworleans.com
www.myneworleans.com | 504.828.1380
St. Charles Avenue is the magazine of the city's social activist and society scene. The pictorial publication covers non-profit fundraisers and society events. The monthly glossy magazine also has food and lifestyle features.

Urban Impact
John Gerhardt, Executive Director | johng@urbanimpact.org
www.urbanimpact.org | 504.583.7894
Urban Impact Ministries exists to create a neighborhood in Central City New Orleans where kids can ride their bikes to schools of excellence, a safe place to gather, a church that cares and house their family owns.
Youth With A Mission

Youth With A Mission
Jackson Park, Urban DTS Leader | jackson.park@gmail.com
www.ywamneworleans.org | 757.619.5881
YWAM New Orleans was founded in 1982 and provides housing and feeding of the homeless, disaster relief, bible training and counseling as well as coordination of short term missions trips.