Category Archives: In the Press

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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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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Putting Down New Roots: Raintree Children & Family Services gathered to “Paint the Town Green.”

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  http://www.myneworleans.com/St-Charles-Avenue/July-2014/Putting-Down-New-Roots/

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Open Your Heart. Open Your Home. Become a Raintree Foster Parent.

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http://uptownmessenger.com/2014/04/advertiser-bulletin-open-your-heart-open-your-home-become-a-raintree-foster-parent/     read more… 

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Raintree Children and Family Services ‘Paint the Town Green’

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http://www.nola.com/society/index.ssf/2014/03/raintree_children_and_family_s.html It may not exactly have been St. Patrick’s Day, but when Raintree Children and Family Services decided to “Paint the Town Green,”on March 20, its supporters gave a very special type of green. Hosted by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, the event benefits this group that provides assistance to children and families in the Greater New…

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Nell Nolan: The eyes had it!

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http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/features/8728813-171/nell-nolan-the-eyes-had

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Raintree Children and Family Services Receives Contribution from Palm Vista Garden Club of Kenner

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http://blog.nola.com/eastjefferson/2014/01/mardi_gras_mambo_bingo_at_pont.html   Raintree Children and Family Services received a generous contribution from the members of the Palm Vista Garden Club of Kenner. Joan Ingram, Raintree board member, accepted the donation at the January club meeting held at the home of Harriet Haworth. The garden club selected Raintree as their Christmas philantrophy project for 2013. The…

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Raintree benefit is Saturday in New Orleans

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http://www.nola.com/east-jefferson/index.ssf/2011/03/raintree_benefit_saturday_in_n.html

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