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Announcements, press releases, and news items from the Greater New Orleans region.

In the News: NBA, Pelicans and All-Stars to assist tornado victims


“In addition, the league, the NBAPA and the Pelicans are contributing to a tornado relief fund through the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – Associated Press

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In the News: PJ Morton to host fundraiser for tornado victims with Solange, Dee-1 on Thursday


“Morton has teamed up with the Greater New Orleans Foundation for the event, and the the fundraiser is free, but donations to the GNOF are encouraged.” – NOLA.com

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In the News: Cash Money Records donates 50,000 meals to tornado victims


“The Greater New Orleans Foundation said it has already distributed more than $100,000 to 13 non-profit organizations who are helping storm victims.” – FOX 8

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In the News: Solange Knowles shares her love of New Orleans at tornado victim fundraiser


“At the center, however, was the cause close to Morton’s heart: Raising money for the Greater New Orleans Foundation to rebuild New Orleans East homes ripped apart by the recent tornadoes and bolster the families who lived in them.” – NOLA.com

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Job Announcement: Receptionist and Administrative Assistant


The Greater New Orleans Foundation seeks an experienced Receptionist and Administrative Assistant to provide telephone and administrative support to the Foundation and its initiatives. The Receptionist and Administrative Assistant will report directly to the Office Manager. Required Qualifications Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to handle and direct all incoming telephone calls Set up…

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GNOF Grants $100,000 for Tornado Relief


Includes $50,000 match from the Trombone Shorty and the Trombone Shorty Foundation (February 13, 2017 | New Orleans, LA) The Greater New Orleans Foundation is awarding $100,000 grants from its Helping Our Neighbors: Tornado Relief Fund to 13 nonprofit organizations providing immediate assistance to families who have suffered catastrophic losses from the tornadoes that struck…

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In the News: Trombone Shorty to match up to $50,000 in donations to the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s tornado relief fund


“Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews has partnered with the nonprofit Greater New Orleans Foundation to help victims of this week’s tornado.” – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: Trombone Shorty to match donations for tornado relief, up to $50,000


“Trombone Shorty has offered to match donations to victims of the New Orleans East Tornado, up to $50,000, he announced with the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – NOLA.com

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Trombone Shorty, The Trombone Shorty Foundation, & GNOF Partner to Support Tornado Relief


Trombone Shorty to Match Donations up to $50,000 (February 8, 2017 | New Orleans, LA) In response to the tornadoes that struck the New Orleans area Tuesday, February 7, New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty (Troy Andrews) and his Trombone Shorty Foundation  are partnering with the Greater New Orleans Foundation and its Helping Our Neighbors: Tornado…

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Opens Helping Our Neighbors: Tornado Relief Fund


(February 7, 2017 | New Orleans, LA) To provide immediate relief to the families that suffered catastrophic loss due to the tornadoes that touched down in several neighborhoods throughout the region, the Greater New Orleans Foundation has opened the Helping Our Neighbors: Tornado Relief Fund. Proceeds from this fund will support nonprofit organizations in the…

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