Author Archives : Calliope

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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Announcing Raintree’s 2014-2015 Board of Directors and Officers

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At the 2014 Raintree Annual Meeting held on October 2nd, the board officers and members were sworn in for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The officers are:   President – Lana Duke Vice President – Scott Howard Treasurer – Rob Horton Secretary – Pat Starnes   The Board of Directors are: Deborah Alciatore Carolyn F. Baker Christine…

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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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Dr. Phil Success Stories

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http://drphilfoundation.org/success—raintree   Following Hurricane Katrina, Raintree Children and Family Services of New Orleans sustained extensive structural and exterior damage. The once beautifully lanscaped yard area that children enjoyed was greatly damaged and in need of major TLC. There were also many programming and staff changes, and it seemed as if the organization was starting a…

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Four Loyola University donor groups honored, Raintree Children ‘Paint theTown Green’

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http://www.nola.com/society/index.ssf/2010/03/four_loyola_university_donor_g.html   DANIEL ERATH / THE TIMES-PICAYUNESusan Couvillon and Alden Laborde at a Loyola University dinner honoring Tom Benson. Loyola, leprechauns, laurels! All made festivity the format with an abundance of thanks. Loyola University President the Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., and the board of trustees requested the pleasure of one’s company at a dinner…

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