Student Service Week at The House of Charity, New Orleans

Posted by Dana Hinton

October 13, 2023

Our nine Creighton University Students at the House of Charity have been busy this week! On Monday, they organized a new kitchen and multipurpose room at Hotel Hope, a shelter for women with children who are homeless. For the rest of this week, they are working with Lowernine, a nonprofit organization in New Orleans doing home renovations in the Lower Ninth Ward still affected by hurricanes Katrina and Ida. Other fun activities have included outings to the French Quarter, a streetcar ride down St. Charles Avenue, Beignets at City Park, a trip to see Lake Pontchartrain and participation in a Jazz Sunday liturgy at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. We welcome our Creighton University Students and thank them for their generous service!

Street Car ride on St. Charles Avenue

Fun at Lake Pontchartrain!

Students learning about programs at Hotel Hope, a shelter for women and children who are houseless.

Students learning about programs at Hotel Hope, a shelter for women and children who are houseless.

Taco Tuesday night!

Sister Peg our main chef for the week!

Sister Theresa making Mac and Cheese!

Sisters Patricia Huffman, DC (left) and Bev Hoffman SCN (third from left) who live at the House of Charity, had assistance with the group from Peg Johnson, SCL (second from left) and Theresa Kramer, SCH (far right).

1 Comment

  1. Maggie Cooper

    Wow! Wonderful to hear about your trip and your activities there. Bev, it’s a joy to see you and the other Sisters helping with the group of young people there!


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