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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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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New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness Distributes Grants

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Click Here to View the Original Article on The New Orleans Advocate New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness, or NOAAHH, distributed $26,000 in grants to 14 organizations serving the Greater New Orleans region. The grants were awarded at the annual Bread for the World reception held at Loyola University.  NOAAHH co-founder Allen Toussaint presented…

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Tree Planted to Remember Youth

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Click Here to View the Original Article on The New Orleans Advocate The staff and board of Raintree Children and Family Services recently planted a tree in memory of a 2-year-old boy who died from smoke inhalation in a house fire involving neglect. Raintree Children and Family Services, a United Way partner agency, has served…

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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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