New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness recently distributed $50,000 in grants to 16 organizations in the New Orleans area. The grants were awarded at the annual Bread for the World hunger awareness meal at Loyola University.
NOAAHH President Pierre Hilzim presented grants to the following organizations: Bridge House/Grace House, Ciara Independent Living/Archdiocese of New Orleans, CrescentCare, Eden House, Food for Families/Catholic Charities, Hope House, Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, Just the Right Attitude, Lantern Light, Lindy’s Place Inc., Luke’s House, Ozanam Inn, Project Lazarus, Raintree Children and Family Services, St. Jude Community Center and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services.
NOAAHH was founded in 1985 when Allen Toussaint and Aaron Neville brought together a group of New Orleans musicians to perform a concert to benefit the hungry and homeless of metro New Orleans. Since the first concert, NOAAHH has distributed more than $2 million to charity.