On Tuesday, February 07, 2017, an EF3 tornado hit New Orleans East. An EF3 tornado has wind speeds from 136 to 165 miles per hour. These winds devastated the area surrounding the Giving Hope office. We are very thankful to be able to serve those most in need of assistance and comfort through this time of rebuilding.
If you are interested in giving a financial gift toward reaching those hit the hardest, click the *button below and select 2017 tornado relief.
To give glory to God and to promote human dignity, Giving HOPE serves the most vulnerable among us, especially widows and orphans. We feed the hungry and give drink to the thirsty, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless, visit the sick and imprisoned and ransom the captive.
The Food Pantry of New Orleans is a full service Food Pantry and Hot Meal distribution center targeting both the children and the elderly of New Orleans East. We are excited to have Giving HOPE and Second Harvesters work together to open and operate a much needed resource in New Orleans East. On October 1, 2013 we opened our doors as The Food Pantry of New Orleans. On our first day of service we completed, 153 households and 269 Hot Meals to individuals, of which 133 were senior citizens that we delivered the meals to their homes.
Total Hot Meals 12,267
Food Boxes 2,229 for 6,121 individuals