5 Ways to Help Preserve New Orleans

From saving historic homes to helping animals, discover ways to help the Big Easy's recovery.

Updated: July 26, 2006

Ways to Contribute

Audubon Aquarium of Americas

1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

After losing many aquatic animals, the aquarium started its Bring Back Our Fish campaign, so sea life could return to New Orleans.

City Park

1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124

After Katrina destroyed more than 1,000 oak trees and flooded 90 percent of the grounds, the park created the Reggie Bush Football Fund and the Sponsor a Live Oak Tree program to bring the park back to life.

Preservation Resource Ctr

923 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Dedicated to preserving the city's history, this nonprofit created a Hurricane Katrina and Operation Comeback Revolving funds that helps citizens rebuild their homes.

Louisiana Spca

1700 Mardi Gras Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70114

The donation-based nonprofit, which rescued more than 8,500 pets after Katrina, has several programs that will help it provide care to animals.

Save Our Cemeteries

501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Several cemeteries sustained extensive flooding and damage. To help preserve these historic commodities, this nonprofit set up a cemetery restoration fund.