Tuesday, March 21, 2006

New Orleans CityBusiness -- United Way keeps focus on recovery

New Orleans CityBusiness -- The Business Newspaper of Metropolitan New Orleans: "United Way keeps focus on recovery
by April Capochino

Beth Inbau, left president and CEO of the National Safety Council’s south Louisiana chapter, teaches student Mary Hulmer how to open up the airway when performing CPR.
New Orleans-area nonprofits are looking for new funding sources in response to decreased corporate donations and a diminishing donor base post-Katrina.

“There’s good news and bad news,” said Gary Ostroske, president of United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area. “The bad news is there are less people here by which we have historically raised money from, and those who are here often don’t have the resources they had before because they’ve been affected by the hurricane.

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