Louisiana Catholic Charities workers share heartfelt reunion with Albany volunteers who helped after Katrina

Times-Union, November 2, 2006   
By PAUL GRONDAHL, Staff writer
ALBANY, NY -- They came to thank local volunteers for helping victims displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
But what the Southerners kept marveling at was the Northeasterners' graciousness and hospitality.
"The people from Albany are incredible. They've got a lot of that hospitality we're known for," said Deborah Roe, executive director of Catholic Charities in Baton Rouge, La.
Roe and two of her staff members were in Albany this week for a reunion with volunteers and to thank them for their long-term assistance.

Program identifies unknown benefits

The Advocate

By EMILY KERN,  Advocate staff writer
Published: Dec 26, 2006

Baton Rouge--Senior citizens in the Baton Rouge and other areas can participate in a pilot program to help them find financial benefits they may be missing. 
   
A new online service that targets seniors affected by the 2005 hurricanes is aimed at helping them identify financial benefits for which they may not know they qualify.

Baton Rouge Business Report--12.19.06

By Adrian Hirsch , Contributing writer Keeping the faith: How have organizations that rely on volunteers and charity lit the way for so many in the wake of two hurricanes and still kept their own lights on?

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