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St. Bernard Project

St. Bernard Project

Rebuilding the Lives of Katrina Survivors, Family by Family.

St. Bernard Project Construction Updates

St. Bernard Project Construction Updates

The official twitter feed of St. Bernard Project Construction. Updates will be generated by Ari Walton and Elizabeth Ackerman.

Ari Walton is the Construction Program Coordinator for St. Bernard Project. She hails from North Carolina.

Elizabeth Ackerman recently made the transition from Site Supervisor to Construction Office Coordinator for St. Bernard Project. She is originally from Kentucky.

United Way for the GNO Area

United Way for the GNO Area

United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area is advancing the common good. Our mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to be independent and self-sufficient.

Randy Rivault

Randy Rivault

Randy is the VP of Management Information Systems for United for the Greater New Orleans Area. Every day Randy enjoys a scenic commute from his home in Thibodaux, Louisiana, AKA "Cajun Country," to the great city of New Orleans.

Mary Pendarvis

Mary Pendarvis

Mary Pendarvis moved to New Orleans 6 years ago to attend college and fell in love with the city's vibrant culture. After graduating from Loyola University, she began work as a Marketing & Public Relations Associate at United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area. She manages all of the organization's social media efforts, and also does media outreach, event planning and layout & design.

Leigh Thorpe

Leigh Thorpe

A New Orleans native, Leigh Thorpe is United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area's Director of Corporate Partnerships. Through her position at United Way and volunteering with several non-profit agencies throughout the area, she is actively engaged in the revitalization of the community she loves.