New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was incorporated in 1983 as an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. In our 34 years of working in the New Orleans area, we have built over 550 homes, completed 180 repair projects, gutted over 2,400 homes and led more than 160,000 volunteers in neighborhoods severely impacted by natural disasters and poverty.


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In May, New Orleans Habitat will host Women Build, a women-only accelerated build where over 450 women will come together to plan, fund and build a home for a hard-working local mother and her family. This home will mean an affordable mortgage instead of rising rent, a yard where her children can play without fear, and achieving the dream of home ownership that she has worked hard for for many years. The build will begin on May 11 and conclude on June 11. If you’d like to be part of this extraordinary event as a participant or sponsor, please contact

In summer of 2017, New Orleans Habitat will present the second installment of its Songs from the Heart concert series in partnership with Nonesuch and Warner Bros. Records. This series offers a distinctive opportunity to enjoy music by world class artists in intimate settings. Tickets include cocktails, food, music at a spectacular private residence, and the knowledge that you’re helping New Orleans Habitat build homes for and with those who need them. Previous Songs from the Heart concerts featured the musical talent of Randy Newman and Emmylou Harris and the culinary creativity of Chefs Susan Spicer and Nathanial Zimet. For more information, contact Marguerite Oestreicher at (504) 609-3335 or


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There are also many other ways to support our work, including:
• Volunteer on a build site or at the ReStore. To learn more, contact Avery Hall at (504) 609-3349 or
• Join our 2017 Women Build as a volunteer or sponsor
• Donate used furniture, appliances or building materials to the Habitat ReStore. Free pickup. Call (504) 943-2240
• Shop at the ReStore


The mission of New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is to build affordable homes in partnership with sponsors, volunteers, communities and homeowner families. Through this process families are empowered to transform their own lives and to eliminate poverty housing in the New Orleans area while serving as a catalyst to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.

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2900 Elysian Fields Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70122

LEFT Volunteers from VMware raise a wall on America Street in New Orleans East. RIGHT Guests at Songs From the Heart house party.


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