Citywide Day of Service

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In the ten years since Hurricane Katrina, hundreds of thousands of volunteers from down the street and around the world have demonstrated an extraordinary spirit of service. Today, non-profit organizations, neighborhood associations, schools, corporations and other community partners remain committed New Orleans’ culture of volunteerism.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the City of New Orleans, with support from Walmart, will celebrate this collective impact by supporting volunteer activities from August 22 to August 29, 2015 and meeting a goal of engaging over 10,000 volunteers over seven days.

On Saturday, August 29, the Mayor will host one of the most comprehensive and unique service projects in the country. The Citywide Day of Service will engage thousands of volunteers and focus service on seven specific regions of the City. Volunteers will support over 100 individual projects. This event is open to volunteers of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience.

Volunteer Agenda — Saturday, August 29, 2015

  • 7:30 am – Volunteers report directly to their project sites

           All volunteers will receive specific instructions from their project leader.

  • 8:30 am –Volunteers participate in service projects
  • 10:00 am – Health & Wellness Opportunity Fairs open at Headquarter (HQ) sites, list below
  • 12:30 pm – Volunteers conclude service projects and proceed to HQ
  • 1:00 pm – Wrap up parties begin with guest speakers/dignitaries, free lunch and entertainment
  • 2:00 pm – Wrap up parties conclude
  • 5:00 pm The Power of Community begins at Smoothie King Center

Pre-registration for the Citywide Day of Service has closed.

To register on the day, please proceed to the Citywide Day of Service HQ sites located at:

  1. Florida/Desire & Lower 9th Ward – Sanchez Center | 1616 Caffin Ave.
  2. Central City – AL Davis Playground | 2600 LaSalle St.
  3. New Orleans East/Village de l’est – Einstein Charter School | 5316 Michoud Blvd
  4. Lake Area/Mid-City/Gentilly – Pontchartrain Park | 5600 Press Dr.
  5. Treme/7th Ward – Lafitte Greenway/Sojourner Truth Community Center | 2200 Lafitte Ave.
  6. Algiers – Behrman Stadium | 2529 General Meyer Ave.

*All registered volunteers will receive a limited edition t-shirt. We encourage them to attend the Power of Community event at 5 pm at the Smoothie King Center. To register for your free ticket, click here.

Please contact or call 504-309-2570 with questions.


Help Us reach our goal

8756 volunteers out of 10,000


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Projects Across New Orleans

This map highlights all service projects happening across New Orleans on August 29. Stay tuned as we add projects over the coming weeks!

You can use this map to search keywords (like “rebuilding”, “landscaping”, or “school” for example). Expand the map by clicking the square copy button and type search terms into the mag glass copy box.”

As we approach August 29, our team will update the list of exciting projects still seeking additional volunteer support.  Please sign into our system for more information about the following projects and consider participating as an individual or with a group. 

Name of Organization


Akili Academy of New Orleans
All Souls Community Center
American Red Cross of Southeast Louisiana (Central City)
APEX Youth Center
Camp Restore
Crown Community Garden
Dwight D. Eisenhower Academy of Global Studies
Faubourg Lafayette Neighborhood Association
Felicity Redevelopment, Inc.
Freret Neighborhood Center
Gentilly Terrace Charter School
Green Light New Orleans (Central City)
Hartzell United Methodist Church
Hike For KaTREEna
Kipp McDonogh 15 Middle School
New Beginnings Schools Foundation
NIKKI’S Foundation, Inc.
NOLA Trash Mob (Central City)
Parks and Parkways (St. Claude)
Rebuilding Together New Orleans (Freret)
United Saints Recovery Project
Urban Impact Ministries

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