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FEATURED HOMEOWNER PROJECTS

 

The United Saints prides itself on being willing and able to help a wide variety of people in need. We are currently responding to natural disaster in the Baton Rouge area along with helping low-income families, the elderly and the disabled here in New Orleans.   With the help of our volunteers the United Saints has many opportunities to better our community. Below is a sample of our projects at the United Saints Recovery Project.

 

 

 

Ms. Patricia

Meet Ms. Patricia!

Ms. Patricia is a resident of the historic Upper Ninth Ward in NEW ORLEANS.  Her traditional shotgun style home has taken a beating through many storms and was in desperate need of  some exterior repairs and paint.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

United Saints volunteers scraped, caulked, primed and painted to make Ms. Patricia's home  weather resistant and beautiful again.

Ms. Naomi

Meet Ms Naomi!

Ms. Naomi is 68 years old.  She lives in her mother who is 90.  They have lived in their NEW ORLEANS home in the Florida/Desire neighborhood since the 1950's.  When their home was flooded in Hurricane Katrina, the family's recovery was only partial.  Vandalism forced them to repurchase an replace building materials so they could only afford to complete a few rooms in the house.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

Our volunteers are installing insulation and drywall throughout the home.  After all these years, Naomi and her mother Clara are finally on there way getting there lives back to normal.

Ms. Caryl

Meet Ms. Caryl!

Ms. Caryl is 74 years old resident of NEW ORLEANS.  She has been struggling to restore her home since Katrina. She's been a victim of contractor fraud and has had to fight to keep her house from foreclosure. This brave lady has been through a lot.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

Right now, United Saints volunteers are installing insulation and sheet rock. The next steps will be to texture and paint.  Most importantly, through the love and hard work of our volunteers, Ms. Carlyn knows she's not alone.

 

Ms. Renee

Meet Ms. Renee!

Ms. Renee's BATON ROUGE home was inundated by the August 2016 floods that hit Louisiana.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

United Saints volunteers are installing insulation and drywall to help Ms. Renee along the process of recovery.

Ms. Wendy

Meet Ms. Wendy!

Ms. Wendy is another BATON ROUGE homeowner who's house took on water in the August 2016.  The entire lower portion of her home had to be gutted to prevent mold contamination.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

United Saints volunteers installed insulation and drywall to help make Ms. Wendy's house a home again.

Ms. Helen

Meet Ms Helen!

Ms. Helen is 82 years old.  She's lived in BATON ROUGE all her life. When the floods hit in August, Ms. Helen lost her furniture, clothing and most of her personal possessions.

The entire lower portion of her home had to be gutted to prevent mold contamination.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

Thanks to the efforts of our volunteers,Ms. Helen is on the way to recovery.  We installed insulation and drywall to return Ms. Helen's home to a comfortable, livable condition.

Mrs. Francis

Meet Mrs. Francis!

Mrs. Francis and her husband are proud owners of a home in Algiers Point, just across the river from downtown New Orleans. Her home was damaged by Hurricane Issac.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

Thanks to the efforts of our volunteers, this traditional shotgun style home has been scraped, caulked, primed and painted to restore the their home to excellent condition.

Mr. John

 

Meet Mr. John!

Mr. John is retired from his career as a driver for Rousse's supermarket.  He lives with his wife in their home on the West Bank of New Orleans.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

United Saints volunteers scraped and painted the exterior of this traditional camelback style home.  Mr. John's home is refreshed in appearance and more resistant to weather.

Mr. Charles

Meet Mr. Charles!

Mr. Charles and his wife own a rather large building along a busy Central City road.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

United Saints is in the process of replacing old and broken pieces of siding, as well as installing new windows and giving the house a new coat of paint.

Mr. Benjamin

Meet Mr. Benjamin!

The exterior of  Mr. Benjamin's house was badly in need of paint.  A leaking roof had caused damage on the inside of his home as well.

 

What is United Saints doing to help?

United Saints volunteers repaired the roof and gave the home an exterior makeover, scraping, caulking, priming and painting.  We hope to return this season to work on the interior  of Mr. Benjamin's home.  He is in the process of raising funds for materials.

Are you wanting to make a donation to United Saints to help the organization and/or homeowners?

 

We are open to donations of any amount.  We appreciate any financial help you can offer us.  Donations are secured via PayPal.

 

If you feel more comfortable writing a check, you can make checks payable to:  United Saints Recovery Project, 2309 Dryades St., New Orleans, LA 70113

 

For more information on other projects we are a part of or have completed, please view our Project Map!

 

 

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