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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Mark your calendars now for the upcoming 2018 “Give Your Heart to Father Harry” Gala on April 21!  This year, you can purchase a sponsorship online at our Gala website, https://501auctions.com/htc. This year is full of changes, the biggest of which is the location and our introduction of the Gala website, which will also serve as an… Read more »

The HTC Medical Clinic is back in business for the new year! The clinic is buzzing with activity during this cold season as our guests come in with sniffles, coughs, and other ailments. Shannon Daigle, Volunteer Intake Specialist at the Friday clinic, is already busy conducting intakes for patients as well as preparing packets of vitamins and… Read more »

Latest Blog Post

Our job is to provide service, but our work is to be human. By Katey Lantto, JV 2017-2018 October 2017 “Hey baby girl, get me my shaver. Please.” Sure Wayne, here you are. How you doin’? “Which one for me?” Hi Mr. Jack! Last one on the left should be open. Don’t go falling asleep… Read more »


Give Your Heart to Father Harry! The 2018 HTC Gala will be held April 21, 2018 6:30-10 p.m.

Click here to be redirected to our event website. 

Thank you to our Heart of Gold and Giving Heart Sponsors!

Heart of Gold

  • The Hammer Family
  • Gary and Martha Solomon

Giving Heart

  • Ronnie and Gwen Briggs
  • Shannon and Jerry Daigle
  • The Davis Moloney Fund
  • J. Edgar Monroe Foundation
  • Wayne and Jackie Leonard
  • Lynn and Drew Marsh
  • Whitney Bank

AND thank you to all of our Heartstrings and Harry’s Heart Sponsors as well! 

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Stories of Courage

“I live in a palace now.”

“Where did you live before?”

“Until last week, the bushes behind Harrah’s Casino…”

David is a sweet and kind gentleman who has been going to weekly church service at St. Mark’s Methodist Church since coming to New Orleans almost two decades ago. David was recently housed with the Rapid Rehousing for Chronically Homeless Individuals Project, a housing program administered


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