Lower Nine

Lower Nine is dedicated to training residents and volunteers in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the numerous skills necessary to bring this century-old historic neighborhood back to life in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Training includes construction skills, community gardening projects, emotional and social support services, social outreach and community development, with the goal of establishing a holistic approach to resurrecting the neighborhood.

How We Helped

LUSH funds will help provide tools and other supplies for the rebuilding and long-term recovery of New Orleans’ historic Lower Ninth Ward, affected by Hurricane Katrina.