TribeFest has five meaningful service project options for you to volunteer with Monday morning, March 17th - make a difference in our host community of New Orleans! You will be able to sign up for a service project shortly (keep visiting this page for updates). Projects have limited space and will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis – register now to get your first choice!
If you have already registered, you will need to modify your registration to choose a service project. On that new page click the register now link. You will need your registration web ID, which is located in your confirmation. Next, you will click modify my registration. To add your service project, click edit next to the profile heading. After you answer the service project questions, click update at the bottom of the screen.
If you have any questions about the service project or how to register, email Samara Tesler.
- (SOLD OUT) Kingsley House educates children, strengthens families and builds community. Each year, the Kingsley House provides nationally accredited and state certified programs to thousands of infants, children, youth, parents, senior citizens and medically fragile adults from throughout Southeastern Louisiana. Volunteers will be working with the seniors in the Kingsley House Senior Center on a craft project to be distributed to the preschoolers
- (SOLD OUT) Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana serves approximately 262,800 clients annually. In any given week, 41,800 different people access emergency food services through our network. With the donations received from community food drives, retail partnerships and the Feeding America network, they work to provide solutions to the hunger crisis through innovative programs and services across south Louisiana. Second Harvest volunteers will put their gloves on, sort and pack food to be distributed, and help fight hunger in NOLA! *Volunteers should wear closed toe shoes and dress in layers. We will be working in our cooler which is set at 55 degrees.
- (SOLD OUT) ReNEW Schools provides a rigorous, college preparatory education to historically underserved PK-12 students. ReNEW Schools is reinventing education in urban New Orleans. By implementing a strong culture that is anchored on high expectations for academics and behavior, ReNEW Schools creates an environment that motivates and compels all children to achieve. Volunteers at ReNew Schools will read with a young child or two, sharing their attention, warmth and enthusiasm about books. Additionally, we will provide books, of which will be gifted to the elementary school students with whom we will be reading and visiting that day
(SOLD OUT) City Park is the 6th-largest and 7th-most-visited urban public park in the United States. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, nearly 1,000 acres of the park was underwater. Over the past seven years, volunteers have been a critical part of the restoration and rebirth of City Park. City Park volunteers will choose from multiple hands-on projects. It’s a hands-on, down-and-dirty and truly satisfying experience. *Volunteers should bring a water bottle to refill, sunscreen, a hat, work clothes, and a sturdy pair of close-toed shoes. The park will provide everything else needed for the project
- (SOLD OUT) Arc of Greater New Orleans is a non-profit organization serving people with intellectual disabilities and delays from birth through adulthood. They are committed to securing for all people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to develop, function and live to their fullest potential. Volunteers will visit Arc’s Mardi Gras Recycling Center. Mardi Gras music is always part of the setting as volunteers are tasked with sorting Mardi Gras beads by length and size and sometimes by color.