|JTRA honors Sister Jane Remson and NOAAHH|
(Photo: (Left to right) Corey Evans, Sr., JTRA President; Debra South Jones, JTRA Founder and Executive Director; Sr. Jane F. Remson, O.Carm., NOAAHH Executive Board Member Emeritus; Pierre Hilzim)
The work of JTRA, NOAAHH and Bread for the World New Orleans is crucial in the City of New Orleans, which has the second-highest rate of food hardship in the United States, according to the Food Research and Action Center. Food hardship is defined as the lack of money to buy food that families need and is considerably worse for households with children. An estimated 17,000 to 19,000 men, women and children in the New Orleans area are homeless.
donated $42,000 to 15 community organizations.