Category Archives: In the Press

The Green Scene

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Click Here to See the Original Article on The New Orleans Advocate by: Nell Nolan Get out your paint brushes! Raintree Children & Family Services held its recent Raintree Gala in two locations, Ruth’s Chris “528 Room” on Fulton Street for patrons and Harrah’s Theatre for the gala, all under the banner “Paint the Town…

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Anthony Davis hosts 100 children for Christmas toy giveaway

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Click here for the original post on Nola.com BY JOHN REID John_Reid@nola.com Anthony Davis hosted 100 children from RainTree Child Services and Kingsley House for a Christmas shopping spree Thursday night at Target in Metairie. The New Orleans Pelicans forward signed autographs and helped the kids pick out their presents. Raintree Child Services and Kingsley House…

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90 Years of Family Service

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Click Here to View the Original Article in St. Charles Avenue Magazine by: Shelby Simon The “Paint The Town Green” gala kicked off in the Harrah’s Theater, where decorations by Debra Guastella included lit trees sprouting out of green paint cans. Ruth’s Chris Steak House Patron Party preceded the event. The event honored James Michalopolous…

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Charity distributes $50,000 in grants

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Click Here to View the Original Article on The New Orleans Advocate 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…

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Raintree Children and Family Services Paints the Town Green

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Click here for the original article on NOLA.com By: Sue Strachan Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Harrah’s New Orleans Casino Theater welcomed Raintree Children and Family Services to Paint the Town Green in their establishments on March 5. The eighth annual benefit for Raintree started with a patron party at the steak house’s 528 Club, where…

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Raintree Paints the Town Green with Hope

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“Agency Holds Gala to Honor Local Artist and to Help Foster Children” New Orleans (February 10, 2016) Raintree Children and Family Services announced today that the agency will honor celebrated artist James Michalopoulos  at the 8th Annual Paint the Town Gala on March 5, 2016. The gala takes place at Harrah’s New Orleans Theater, 228…

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Raintree House to Further Help Foster Children Thanks to Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust

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Raintree House, a safe haven for abused and neglected teenage girls in foster care, is about to expand independent living services to participants about to age out of the program thanks to a generous grant from the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust.   Since 1974, the Raintree House has provided shelter, warmth and safety to…

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Awards Maison Hospitaliere Grants

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Click Here to view the Original Article on The New Orleans Advocate  Proceeds from the sale of the Maison Hospitaliere nursing facility in the French Quarter are endowing grants to local nonprofit organizations that serve women and their families. The Greater New Orleans Foundation recently awarded $285,000 in grants from the Maison Hospitaliere Foundation. The…

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Raintree House Helps Foster Children Feel Like ‘Regular Kids’

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Click here for the Original Story on WWNO with audio by Eve Abrams Raintree House provides quality services to adolescent females between the ages of 10 to 17 years old who are in need of a therapeutic treatment program. Raintree House offers more restrictions than a foster home, but less restrictions than a residential facility…

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Raintree House Helps Troubled Young Women Create Sweet Success Stories

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Shelia Stroup, The Times Picayune The first time Ashley Dewey ever felt safe was when she sat down and talked to Charin Richard at Raintree House. She was 16 and had come to the home for abused and neglected girls after her mother kicked her out of her house, and then her father kicked her…

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