We are a non-profit organization created with collaborative partners to follow the vision of Father Harry Tompson, who in 1999 began to minister to persons experiencing homelessness in downtown New Orleans.

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REBUILDING THROUGH THE ARTSART SALE AND OPEN HOUSE Thank you to all who attended the Art Sale and Open House, “Rebuilding Through the Arts” that was held on this Saturday, May 11 at the Rebuild Center.The event was a great success! Musical entertainment was provided by “Blue Cheese” Security providedParking available in the St. Joseph… Read more »

Thank you again to all those who supported us during our “Harry Says Aloha” 2019 Gala Fundraiser! Thanks to you all, we were able to reach our goal and will be able to continue to provide life-saving services to the hundreds of people who seek our help every day. With awesome auction prizes, delicious food… Read more »

Latest Blog Post

A JV’s Reflection By Mike O’Connell May 2019 As both a Catholic and as a Jesuit Volunteer, I am asked to be a responsible steward of the earth. However, mainstream American culture seems more and more concerned with consumerism and accumulation of material items. The danger of such a culture, and the behaviors that it… Read more »


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Stories of Courage

“I’ve led an interesting life.”

Kenneth “Kenny” Bridgeman has indeed had a very interesting life. He was born on a reservation in Alabama, as a part of the Creek Indian tribe. He had a big family growing up as one of eight siblings. Sadly, a car crash killed some of his family members and altered the course of his life. After the accident, what remained of his family became scattered, and Kenny found himself in and out of boys homes or else staying with relatives. Kenny found himself drifting a lot from place to place as a youth. At 14, while living with his grandmother,