Successful Turkey Giveaway!

Successful Turkey Giveaway!

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The D.E.T. Dream Foundation’s 9th Annual Turkey Giveaway hosted by 9th Ward NENA  and sponsored by the D.E.T. Dream Foundation, Cajun Seafood, Xpress Vinyl, Aetna, & Free World Entertainment was a big success.  The event occurred on November 27, 2019 where nearly 300 needy families in the 9th Ward community received turkey, stuffing, yams and more. Thanks so much to all of the wonderful sponsors and donors that made this annual event possible. Also, special thanks to State Representative Royce Duplessis and Special Assistant Jared Green for supporting the event along with  dozens of amazing volunteers that made this event such a success.
 

Movie Night @ NENA

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Please come out and enjoy a fun movie night with family and friends while supporting the community’s youth. Saturday, December 21, 2019 starting at 4PM. Bring your own blankets. Hope to see you there!

Community & Family Affair

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Achieving the Dream

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Congratulations to the Valentine Family!!   9th Ward NENA is proud to help Emanuel and Kalandra Valentine achieve their dream of becoming homeowners! Here are pictures of them and their new home in Slidell along with their testimonial email to Ms. Carolina Gallop, our amazing Housing Counselor. You can be next to achieve your dream. Register for our classes today!

“Good Afternoon Ms. Carolina,
Emanuel and I wanted to thank you for the great 1st Time Homebuyers Class and let you know we purchased our first home in Slidell last week!!  We referred a few people to your class and wanted to let you know you played a vital role in our home purchasing process. We’re throwing a house warming party, but you gotta have your own insurance lol. Chat with you soon!! Love and Blessings”   
The Valentine Family

Emanuel & Kalandra Valentine

A Look Inside NENA’s Classes

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9th Ward NENA is proud to announce that 2 of our students closed on their homes yesterday and it’s just January! This is a great start to a New Year.

Guest Speakers

Some of our guest speakers include mortgage bankers, home inspectors and REALTORs.

 

Class Participation

We encourage you to participate and ask questions. The more you know, the closer you get to becoming a home owner.

Verification of Training

Once you have completed the class, you will receive a Certificate as well as continued support from our Housing Counselor, Ms. Carolina Gallop.

Another NENA Success Story

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9th Ward NENA has helped another client to home ownership. Here are pictures of Tina Andrews posing with her family after becoming a homeowner. NENA's housing counseling and educational classes are key to her success. We are proud to help Tina Andrews achieve her American Dream.
You can be next. Register for our classes today!

One of NENA’s Success Stories In HANO’s Newsletter

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Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) featured a success story about Janelle Warren who became the first person in her family to own a home. She achieved this goal by taking NENA's First Time Home Buyer and Financial Fitness classes as well as counseling from our knowledgeable and dedicated Housing Counselor, Carolina Gallop (NENA's staffer). We are proud to help Janelle Warren achieve her American Dream.

Gutted House Renovated!

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This house was gutted by volunteers, renovated by NENA and sold to low to moderate income residence. See more pics of this renovation at the Community Development page.

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Community Housing & Health Fair

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Come Join Us and Have Fun

Community Housing & Health Fair

Saturday, May 13, 2017
10AM – 2PM

9th Ward NENA Parking Lot
1123 Lamanche Street, New Orleans, LA 70117
on the corner of St. Claude Avenue.

Free Health Screenings
Free Housing & Banking Resources
Kids Area with Games and Snacks

FREE ADMISSION

Sponsored by
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Volunteer Opportunity #34

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Some volunteer opportunities require specialized training and/or donated materials. This is just an example of many projects NENA is seeking to complete.  Every time it rains the bottom of this door gets soaked and water penetrates the living area. The homeowner could use an awning to protect the door from weather effects. If you are able to assist with time or materials in these types of projects please contact us. (Photo taken July 2016)