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GiveNOLA Day!

On May 6, 2014, from midnight to midnight, House of Ruth is participating in GiveNOLA Day!!!

On May 6th, every credit or debit card donation $10 and above will receive a little lagniappe if you donate to us through www.givenola.org, our community’s online resource that connects donors with nonprofit organizations like us.

Please visit the site anytime between midnight and midnight, search for our nonprofit name, House of Ruth, and click “Donate Now.” Your donation will go a long way in helping us provide independence and stability, through housing assistance for families in great need. Gifts given that day will help us reach our goal of raising $30,000 and receive a portion of a $200,000 Lagniappe Fund, plus have a chance at additional awards and prizes—making your dollar go further.

GiveNOLA Day is a way for our community to come together to give as one.

Mission Statement
The House of Ruth provides homeless families and families in crisis with opportunities to regain independence through stable housing and employment.

The House of Ruth is a 501 (c) 3 organization founded in 1987; our service area includes Orleans and Jefferson parishes. Since its inception the agency has help thousands of families in transitional housing, and its success rate speaks for itself. More than 85 percent of clients obtain employment while in the program and at least 75 percent remain in the same or obtain better housing six months after program completion.

Job Opportunity – Executive Director

The House of Ruth seeks a visionary Executive Director who has the ability to work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and the staff to accomplish the agency’s mission including necessary fund raising activities. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors through the President of the Board. For more information, please see our website’s Staff page.

2013-2014 Board of Directors
Verna Barnett Lombard, President
Allison Freeman, Secretary
Ernest Kelly, Treasurer

At large:
Linda Conner
Caroline Cottingham
Anna Flattmann
Ashley Heilprin
Elizabeth Mitchell
Richard Moreland
Richard Wilson
Tara Zapp

Valerie Robinson


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1111 Newton Street | New Orleans, LA 70114 | 504.366.3921 | info@houseofruthnola.org