Category Archives: In the Press

The Green Scene

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by: Nell Nolan The New Orleans Advocate Raintree Children & Family Services made brush the rush. The annual gala, Paint the Town Green, took place in a new venue, Generations Hall, with Deborah Alciatore-Empey (with husband John Empey), Lana Duke and Cindy Paulin (with Ron) as the chairwomen and a committee of 15. More top names are…

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Meg Gatto talks to Whitney Armentor with Raintree and Artist James Michalopoulos about the “Paint the Town Green” event

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Meg Gatto of Fox 8 New Orleans talks to Whitney Armentor, Development and Special Events Coordinator of Raintree, and artist James Michalopoulos about their 2018 Paint the Town Green Gala. http://www.fox8live.com/clip/14248203/meg-gatto-talks-to-whitney-armentor-with-raintree-and-artist-james-michalopoulos-about-the-paint-the-town-green-event  

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WWL Paint the Town Green Gala

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Board member Lana Duke discusses the 2018 Paint the Town Green Gala: https://www.wwltv.com/video/news/community/paint-the-town-green-gala/289-8066267

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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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