Stories

We are excited to announce the first edition of the 200 Homes in 100 Days Newsletter! Released every Monday, we will track our progress housing 200 chronic and vulnerable homeless people in permanent housing in 100 days, as well as highlight some exceptional success stories,...

From The Advocate, Annette Sisco's column about giving to the UNITY warehouse. And it's worth re-posting Eva Barkoff's beautiful Advocate piece from last month about the warehouse. Read it here. To donated new or gently used household goods (no clothing, please), call Joe Heeren-Mueller at (504) 483.9300. The...

  UNITY's Laniker Hunter and Brandi Gaines-Girard hand out blankets and ferry homeless people to shelters, on a recent freeze night as reported on WWL TV by Monica Hernandez: Watch it here, as UNITY takes to the streets.  ...

[caption id="attachment_2132" align="aligncenter" width="258"] A newly empty doorway, where oneof UNITY's clients used to sleep.[/caption] By Mike Miller, UNITY’s director of supportive-housing placement There is one simple vindication for all the daily frustrations of being an outreach worker -- the disjointed, the systems of broken systems,...

                               By Mike Miller, UNITY's director of supportive-housing placementSometimes I have trouble explaining what I do for a living.  When I say I work with the homeless, people often search for an appropriate response. Usually I get: “So what exactly does that mean?” Or sometimes:  “Some people don’t...