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2011

December

December 12, WDSU News ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Cast Talks About Rebuilding Homes
December 24, Times-Picayune ‘Days of Our Lives’ cast helps eastern New Orleans resident come home for the holidays
December 25, Times-Picayune New Orleans Saints’ Roman Harper a force on the field, generous off of it

November

November 11, Spike Spike TV PSA Pays Tribute to SBP Veterans
November 11, Times-Picayune St. Bernard Project Gives Veterans Work Helping Others Come Home
November 11, Times-Picayune 7th Ward Native Will Finally Spend Christmas Back in Her Home
November 21, WGNO ABC 26 News Elderly woman no longer lives in rat-infested home

October

October, IDG World Update IDG Colleagues Lend a Hand in New Orleans (Original available here on p. 8)

September

September, EinNews U.S. Politics Today Toyota Helps to Speed Post-Katrina Rebuilding

August

August 29, WGNO News – Live Coverage of SBP’s 24-Hour Build:  Part 1    Part 2    Part 3    Part 4
August 30, WWNO 89.9 World War Two Veteran Has New Home In Lower Ninth Ward
August 2011, The Ed Show, MSNBC Driving Progress: St. Bernard Project     Mary Jones Interview     Cynthia Dellavalle Interview    Anna-Lynne McCord Remarks     Ed Launches Driving Progress
August 2011, New Orleans Living The St. Bernard Project

July

July 21, Reader’s Digest Canada (August issue) A Credit to Canada

June

June 30, NationalBuilder Supply Blog American Standard Brands Donates Hundreds of Plumbing Products to Help Rebuild New Orleans Community
June 29, Fast Company How Lessons From Toyota’s Production Line Will Help Efficiently Rebuild New Orleans
June 29, Cincinnati News Toyota Extends Erlanger Program
June 16, huffingtonpost.com Champions of Change:  Making a Difference Through Service and Innovation
June 5, NOLA.com St. Bernard Project celebrates 5th anniversary by helping New Orleans woman come home

April

April 4, theolympian.com Black Hills High School students spending vacation on the job

March

March 28, pgatour.com Crane Takes Aim at Fairways and Fundraising
March 24, wdsu.com ‘Days of Our Lives’ Stars Team with St. Bernard Project
March 24, wdsu.com ‘Days of Our Lives’ Stars in New Orleans
March 23, goodnola.com A New Orleans Dining Experience with a Rebuilding Agenda
March 8, act.mtv.com Kellan Lutz Celebrating Mardi Gras by Rebuilding NOLA
March 5, stalbertgazette.com St. Albert Students Gain Life Experience in Post-Katrina New Orleans
March 3, act.mtv.com Celebrations are in order for Katrina survivors

February

February 11, energy.gov Energy Blog: St. Bernard Project Update

January

January 31, examiner.com ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ stars step up for the St. Bernard Project
January 18, publicbroadcasting.net St. Bernard Project Marks MLK Day with New Program, Homecoming
January 17, wwltv.com On wings of Blue Angels, toy journeys from one heart to another
January 17, wwltv.com Action Report: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day becomes day of service
Jaauary 8, lasvegasweekly.com Seafood, Patron, and hurricane-ravaged New Orleans

2010

December

December 26, nola.com Homes for the Holidays
December 22, washingtonpost.com Handy nuns rehabilitate Katrina-damaged homes
December 13, cnn.com On wings of Blue Angels, toy journeys from one heart to another
December 17, blackbookmag.com Blackbook & The Supper Club Celebrate the Holidays at APL

November

November 26, catholicdigest.com Meet 12 Catholic Heroes
November 10, nola.com Wounded Warrior Project teams up with St. Bernard Project to help veterans
November 10, washingtonpost.com The Obama administration’s Veteran’s Day plans

October

October 16, abc26.com Gentilly woman moves back home thanks to St. Bernard Project
October 11, usatoday.com AnnaLynne McCord steps out to help Katrina victims
October 4, louisianaweekly.com Local innovation driving reform and national model

September

September 29, insideselfstorage.com Storage Business Owners Alliance Reception in New Orleans Raises $1,000 for Katrina Survivors
September 13, wwltv.com Homecoming in St. Bernard with greeting from the White House
September 13, parade.com AnnaLynne McCord: ‘I’m So Blessed’ to Have Kellan
September 13, aolnews.com White House Chef Heads to New Orleans to Promote Gulf Seafood
September 1, jaunted.com Kellan Lutz and Annalynne McCord Do Good in New Orleans and You Can Too
September 1, nationalledger.com Kellan Lutz Pokes Fun at Robert Pattinson – Hopes for Help on St. Bernard’s Project

August

August 31, huffingtonpost.com Single Mother Rebuilds After Katrina, Finds Hope Through St. Bernard Project
August 31, usmagazine.com Kellan Lutz: “I don’t want to be a piece of meat my entire career”
August 30, huffingtonpost.com Hurricane Katrina: Story from a Survivor
August 29, abcnews.com Five Years Later: Families Move Home After Years of Displacement
August 28, cbsnews.com Coming Home to a Rebuilt New Orleans
August 27, aolnews.com First Katrina, Then BP: Life in the Gulf’s Unluckiest Town
August 23, newsweek.com Five Years After Katrina, Still Homeless
August 22, telegraph.co.uk Katrina’s Poisoned Legacy
August 21, nola.com St. Bernard Project moves from rebuilding to new construction
August 20, wdsu.com Volunteers Continue Work As Katrina Memories Fade
August 14, cnn.com ‘Finish strong’ to rebuild New Orleans
August 12, cnn.com Five years after Katrina, Heroes still needed in Louisiana
August 4, looktothestars.com AnnaLynne McCord and Kellan Lutz Get Busy for Charity

July

July 29, time.com The Spill’s Psychic Toll
July 28, wdsu.com Group Helps with Oil Spill Stress and Health Effects
July 26, cnn.com In Gulf oil disaster, cameras can’t capture human toll
July 24, apimages.com UPS/United Way no place like home move in
July 19, columbiamissourian.com Engulfed: What you should know, how you can help
July 17, examiner.comFinal stop for the first Patron Epicurean Express trip to help St. Bernard Project
July 16, columbiamissourian.com Engulfed: Veteran Gulf Fisherman hanging it up for BP oil cleanup work
July 12, nytimes.com With Help After Storm, a Chance to Give Back
July 9, cnn.com What is being done to alleviate stress in the Gulf?
July 7, ac360blogs.cnn.com Video: Mental health a big concern in Gulf
July 1, flatheadbeacon.com Helping to Preserve Gulf Seafood, and a Way of Life

June

June 29, cnn.com AC360 Blog: Oil Spill and Mental Health
June 29, NCVS Channel Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan at the NCVS
June 27, boston.com Cutting teeth
June 26, cnn.com CNN Saturday Morning News
June 26, nola.com Steven Forster’s Big Easy: Macy Gray, Juneteenth, St. Bernard Project, Hedda Lettuce and more
June 25, motherjones.com Depression, Abuse, Suicide: Fishermen’s Wives Face Post-Spill Trauma
June 23, louisianaseafoodnews.com St. Bernard Project Focuses Support on Wives of Fishermen
June 21, ABC26.com The United Way and the St. Bernard Project Build a Katrina Victim a Home
June 18, 2010 usatoday.com In the Gulf: Lives forever in recovery
June 16, 2010 nytimes.com Spill Takes Toll on Gulf Workers’ Psyche
June 15, 2010 neworleans.com Tequila Epicurean Express to Help Fishermen Through St. Bernard Project
June 13, 2010 wwltv.com Sunday Edition: Impact of oil spill on fishermen
June 12, 2010 nbcphiladelphia.com Charity Railway Car Rolls into Philly
June 14, 2010 nola.com Luxury train car will be site of events to benefit St. Bernard Project
June 11, 2010 washingtonpost.com D.C. Rocks the Patron Express
June 9, 2010 newsweek.com All Hands On Deck: How to help the gulf recover from the oil spill
June 8, 2010 bbc.com Oil spill stress therapy for Louisiana fishermen
June 4, 2010 newyorktimes.com Restaurants Raise Money to Help the Gulf Region
June 4, 2010 WWLTV.com Worldwide broadcast aims to send oil spill information all over
June 3, 2010 foodandwine.com How to Support Gulf Coast Fishermen
June 3, 2010 BBC.com Therapy for fishing families
June 1, 2010 thegolfchannel.com Drinking For the Gulf With the Patrón Tequila Epicurean Express

May

May 23, 2010 NOLA.com Nonprofit assistance for Road Home recipients expected to get going soon

April

April 28, 2010 jewishledger.com UConn and University of Hartford Hillel students rebuild New Orleans
April 26, 2010 thegolfchannel.com Zurich Classy
April 21, 2010 pgatour.com What they said: Finchem, Fonseca, Petrovic, Senn
April 19, 2010 nytimes.com In Uncertain Times for New Orleans, the Business of Golf Is Thriving
April 16, 2010 nola.com LSU medical students team with St. Bernard Project to gut big building
April 15, 2010 wdsu.com LSU Med Students Help Rebuild Church Complex In St. Bernard
April 08, 2010 nola.com Local, national groups come together to solve New Orleans solvable problems

March

March 30, 2010 berkshireeagle.com Group to help New Orleans
March 21, 2010 nola.com Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts of some religious groups winding down
March 16, 2010 timesargus.com Capital Soccer Club U15 girls spend break helping in New Orleans
March 12, 2010 northjersey.com Volunteers thanked for assisting with Katrina relief
March 11, 2010 colostate.edu Colorado State University Students Prepare for Spring Break, Alternative Style
March 10, 2010 usatoday.com Spring break gets a remake: United Way, Deloitte help college students help others
March 8, 2010 teleprahneighbors.com BG students spend vacation volunteering in New Orleans
March 7, 2010 thenorthwestern.com Oshkosh woman helps hurricane victims
March 1, 2010 louisianaweekly.com The St. Bernard Project launches new program

February

February 26, 2010 cnn.com Cheap care for uninsured
February 23, 2010 nevadasagebrush.com New service club hits Reno
February 16, 2010 tonic.com Mardi Gras 2010: How to Give Back in New Orleans
February 15, 2010 cnn.com New Orleans is storming back
February 14, 2010 thesunchronicle.com Tri-County student from North to build homes in New Orleans
February 5, 2010 prnewswire.com Celebrities, Athletes, VIPs Pick New Orleans to Win

January

January 29, 2010 iowapolitics.com Rebuild Iowa Office: Local, state, federal officials meet with non-profit, community leaders for learning conference on disaster recovery
January 28, 2010 su-spectator.com On campus clubs unite for New Orleans trip
January 22, 2010 neworleans.com The St. Bernard Project needs votes for $1 million prize
January 21, 2010 whodatdish.com New Orleans Saints: Vote For The St. Bernard Project And Help Them Win $1 Million To Rebuild Homes Of Katrina Victims
January 20, 2010 abc26.com Facebook Challenge to Help St. Bernard Project Win $1Million Dollars
January 18, 2010 stillwatergazette.com Stillwater woman helps turn the tide
January 17, 2010 justjared.buzznet.com AnnaLynne McCord Joins Twitter, Highlights Charities
January 16, 2010 wickedlocal.com Four and half plus years after Katrina, homebuilding continues
January 11, 2010 lehighvalleylive.com Centenary College, Drew University students return to New Orleans for fifth time to rebuild hurricane-damaged communities

2009

December

December 31, 2009 stratfordgazette.com St. Mikes students help build homes in New Orleans
December 29, 2009 nytimes.com In Katrina’s Aftermath, Still a Struggle to Help
December 26, 2009 nj.com Centenary College students, staff help rebuild New Orleans area with CNN Hero of the Year
December 26, 2009 dailyrecord.com Drew, Centenary students to help hurricane victims
December 25, 2009 nola.com A season of giving: An editorial
December 21, 2009 njherald.com Students volunteer to rebuild New Orleans
December 20, 2009 latimes.com Helping to rebuild New Orleans
December 17, 2009 nola.com Workers from far and wide still helping rebuild
December 17, 2009 philanthropy.com Finalists Announced for Chase Community Giving
December 10, 2009 huffingtonpost.com Katrina Survivor And Family Close To Finally Having Home Rebuilt
December 10, 2009 northjersey.com Life on the road with ‘The Color Purple’
December 9, 2009 rtoonline.com Rent-A-Center Furnishes Homes Rebuilt After Katrina
December 8, 2009 thedailyaztec.com Organization continues to aid New Orleans
December 6, 2009, nola.com ‘Color Purple’ crew takes a bow after building a Katrina survivor’s new home
December 4, 2009, nola.net A gold star for ‘The Color Purple
December 2, 2009, wwltv.com Color Purple cast goes from the stage to the street for a good cause
December 2, 2009, wdsu.com ‘Color Purple’ Cast Helps Woman Move Into La. Home
December 2, 2009, buffalonews.com ‘Color Purple’ keeps on giving as it opens in New Orleans

November

November 30, 2009, nytimes.com Broadway Shows Returning to New Orleans
November 24, 2009, broadwayworld.com THE COLOR PURPLE Raises Over $300,000 To Rebuild Homes For Katrina Victims
November 24, 2009, accesshollywood.com Broadway Shows Returning To New Orleans
November 24, 2009, NOLA.com Liz McCartney, 2008 CNN Hero, still working to rebuild New Orleans area
November 24, 2009, OpEdNews.com Part Two: New Orleans – Four Years and Counting: Talking with Larry Weiss
November 23, 2009, OpEdNews.com New Orleans – Four Years and Counting: Talking with Larry Weiss
November 18, 2009, nytimes.com Ruling on Katrina Flooding Favors Homeowners
November 28, 2009, Catholic Times Nuns Build 2009 helps rebuild lives in New Orleans
November 7, 2009, OpEdNews.com Joan Brunwasser: The Voices of Katrina
November 5, 2009, NOLA.com CNN announces local rally for ‘Hero’ nominee

October

October 28, 2009, San Diego News Network SDSU students seek relief through art for Katrina victims
October 16, 2009, The Times Picayune Nuns help rebuild St. Bernard homes
October 22, 2009, bignews.biz Artists come together 4 NOLA at the Viper Room
October 12, 2009, The Catholic Spirit Nuns swing hammers, hang wallboard to rebuild homes hit by Katrina
October 9, 2009, Catholic TV Nuns’ Build
October 7, 2009, Washington Times Katrina, Rita victims housed

September

September 23, 2009, wwltv.com Action Report: Group helps stabilize foundation of modular home

September 3, 2009, nola.com Broadway touring show raising money for St. Bernard rebuild

September 2, 2009, nbcchicago.com The Color Green

September 2, 2009, cpa.org Four years after Katrina,New Orleans still a wreck

August

August 29, 2009, whitehouse.gov Weekly Address: Lessons and Renewal Out of the Gulf Coast

August 29, 2009, think.mtv.com 4NOLA: Remembering Hurricane Katrina

August 29, 2009, The Times-Picayune Woman spends Katrina anniversary rebuilding her home despite four wearying years

August 27, 2009, cnn.com CNN Hero’s work continues in parish devastated by Katrina

August 27, 2009, wwltv.com Spirit of Recovery: Volunteers play key role in rebirth of St. Bernard

August 26, 2009, worldhum.com Do Not Demolish

August 26, 2009, wwltv.com St.Bernard Project begins working in New Orleans

August 24, 2009, The Times-Picayune Show your love ’4 NOLA’ by attending House of Blues event with Kermit Ruffins, Spencer Bohren and Robert Snow

July

July 23, 2009, neworleanscitybusiness.com SBP named New Orleans CityBusiness Innovator of the Year

July 19, 2009, ottawasun.com New Orleans looks for some help at Bluesfest

July 6, 2009, wwltv.com Action Report: St. Bernard residents given furniture to fill up renovated homes

June

June 28, 2009, nola.com Couple married 47 years is finally back home, thanks to strong will and help from volunteers

June 24, 2009, cnn.com HUD secretary helps rebuild homes in N.O.

June 23, 2009, theadvertiser.com: HUD secretary helps rebuild homes in N.O.

June 23, 2009, nola.com Promoting volunteerism, the federal housing chief pitches in with two N.O. projects

June 22, 2009, wgno.com HUD Secretary in New Orleans Monday

June 22, 2009, wvue.com: HUD Secretary helps rebuild homes in New Orleans

June 22, 2009, wwltv.com HUD Secretary gets his hands dirty, helps to rebuild home

June 22, 2009, wdsu.com HUD Secretary joins St. Bernard Project effort

June 16, 2009, BBC News online Living the blues in New Orleans

May

May 21, 2009, nola.com Entergy Foundation grants $500,000 to SBP

May 20, 2009, tradingmarkets.com Entergy Foundation awards half million dollar grant to SBP

May 13, 2009, wwltv.com Women’s Rebuild featured on WWLTV

May 4, 2009, wwltv.com Action Report: SBP steps in to fix couples home

April

April 28, 2009, thegolfchannel.com: Co-Founder Zack and SBP featured on the Golf Channel

April 1, 2009, wdsu.com: Liz speaks at University of North Carolina

March

March 27, 2009, wdsu.com Actress AnnaLynne McCord rebuilds with SBP

March 24, 2009, cnn.com Volunteer and you might find your soul mate

March 18, 2009, edlabor.house.gov SBP named in opening remarks on congressional floor

March 17, 2009,cnn.com Anderson Cooper 360° filmed live from St. Bernard Project build site

March 7, 2009,wwltv.com Group helps rebuild lives and homes in St. Bernard – Video Clip

March 6, 2009, nola.com Napolitano, Donovan announce millions for long-term hurricane recovery

March 5, 2009, billingsgazette.com Obama cabinet members pledge faster Katrina effort

March 5, 2009, washingtontimes.com HUD Secretary “disturbed” by Katrina rebuilding

March 5, 2009, State News Service: Rep. Melancon and Cabinet Secretaries visit SBP

March 5, 2009, nola.com Obama cabinet members and Louisiana leaders visit SBP

February

February 11, 2009, stateradioaction.com State Radio takes time out of their tour to volunteer with SBP

January

January 26, 2009, younghollywood.com Terrence Howard talks about SBP

January 24, 2009, nola.com Here, we’ve already started the change

January 24, 2009, nola.com St. Bernard rebuild on MTV changes lives after Hurricane Katrina

January 20, 2009, mtvnews.com The Albers Home is Revealed Live on MTV

January 20, 2009, wwltv.com New Orleanians spend inauguration day watching, helping out

January 19, 2009, KATC.com Louisiana marks King holiday with public service

January 19, 2009, blogofneworleans.com 24-Hour Power

January 17, 2009, The Times-Picayune New Orleans Rebuild Ready for Inauguration Prime Time

January 5, 2009, www.bestofneworleans.com Liz and Zack are named New Orleanians of the Year by Gambit

2008

December

December 1, 2009, nola.com CNN Hero of the Year Liz McCartney Plans Expansion

November

November 27, 2008, cnn.com CNN Heroes honored in Hollywood

November 26, 2008, The TimesPicayune CNN’s ‘Hero of the Year’ gets her moment in the spotlight

November 25, 2008, The Times-Picayune Accolades Accepted Modestly

November 22, 2008, cnn.com Christina Aguilera’s ‘Beautiful’ tribute to CNN Heroes

October

October 24, 2008, The Wall Street Journal Nobody Does it Better

October 17, 2008, cnn.com Rebuilding St. Bernard Parish

October 13, 2008, DarynKagan.com Chuck Old Life; Make a Difference

October 9, 2008, cnn.com CNN reveals Top 10 Heroes of 2008

September

September 21, 2008, The Washington Post Puling Up Roots to Plant Seeds of Hope

July

July 18, 2008, Times Picayune Patron’s Music in Motion Tour kicks off

July 17, 2008, Patron announces Music in Motion Tour to support SBP

July 9, 2008, CNN: Homeowner Ms. Carolyn talks to CNN about her experience in FEMA trailers

July, 2008, Manhattanville College: Collegiate volunteers pitch in with the St. Bernard Project

June

June 26, 2008, The Bangor Daily News: Our friends in Maine pitch in

June 7, 2008, The Frederick News-Post NCCC member writes about her work with SBP

May

May 21, 2008, Former volunteers recently held a fundraiser in Maryland

May 9, 2008, Katrina survivor: ‘I was gonna blow myself away’

May 9, 2008, nola.com CNN selects Liz McCartney, Co-Founder and Director, as a hero

May 5th, 2008, SDSU’s The Daily Aztec Nawleanteers’ are making a difference

April

April 25, 2008, Fort Polk’s The Guardian: Geronimo help rebuild St. Bernard Parish homes

April 8, 2008, San Diego’s The Street: SDSU Students become Nawleanteers during break, baby

March

March 19, 2008, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution REAL LIVING: From a bomb shelter to her own ‘Big Give’

March 13, 2008, Times-Picayune 100th House rebuild by grass-roots group

January

January 28, 2008, The New Orleans Saints Saint’s Hurricane Katrina Fund donates $10,000 to the St. Bernard Project

2007

December

December 7, 2007, New York Times Many children struggling after ’05 storm

November

November 2007, Travel and Leisure Voluntourism opportunities in the Big Easy

Fall 2007, Boomerliving.com Boomer Spotlight

August

August 26, 2007, Times-Picayune Rebuilding, better, with help

August 26, 2007, Times-Picayune Volunteers came and never left

July

July 12, 2007, New York Times Road to new life after Katrina is closed to many

July 28, 2007, Times-Picayune Churches join hands in rebuilding

June

June 12, 2007, Times-Picayune Couple find a mission in St. Bernard

May

May 10, 2007, Kaiser Family Foundation Study Major House-to-House survey finds New Orleans area residents hit hard by Katrina and struggling with serious life changes

April

April 21, 2007, WGNO-TV, ABC26: Round the Clock Build Draws Youth From Across the Country

March

March 28, 2007, MLSnet.com An Afternoon for Hope and Help

March 19, 2007, USA Today Nothing Left to Rely on but Their Spirits

February

February 16, 2007, Disaster News Network LA Katrina Recovery Continues

2006

December

December 6, 2006, New York Times Storm Evacuees Remain in Grip of Uncertainty

December 3, 2006, Times-Picayune Labor of Love: Grassroots group goes to work on Meraux family’s home

November

November 6, 2006, Times-Picayune No Slowing Down: Volunteers still working to get families back in their homes nearly 14 months after Katrina

October

October 2, 2006, Times-Picayune Project Puts Residents Back in St. Bernard Homes: United Way aiding the St Bernard Project

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