Believing in their potential.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of New Orleans

Encouraging service to others.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans

Providing a loving home.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans

OUR MISSION

To nurture and guide motivated young people in need
to become well-educated, career-ready men and women for others.

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“The part that means the most to me is connections and relationships that I’ve had. They mean so much to me because those are relationships and friendships that I’ll take with me for the rest of my life.”

Pelarr
Alum
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“It wasn’t just a house experience through my teenage years. I continue to be very involved and it’s incredibly beautiful what they’re doing to save lives.”

Nick Varuso
Alum
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“Boys Hope Girls Hope has given me tons of opportunities to succeed, like getting a great education and always having a house to come home to.”

Holly
Alum
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“They say it’s a requirement for scholars to get 100 service hours a year, but I don’t see it that way. I see it as something we get to do and engage with people out in the world.”

Pelarr
Alum
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“The rigorous routine that Boy Hope Girls Hope gave to me helped me with my transition to LSU.”

Amanda
Alum
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“From the first day that I stepped into the house, BHGH told me I was going to do great things. They weren’t wrong.”

Edward
Alum

Some children just don’t have the same opportunities as others.

They face all kinds of barriers that limit their potential.

At the same time, they have inspiring grit, motivation, capacity, and promise; needing access to education and skills that will give them a chance to thrive in life and make a difference in their communities.

That’s where we come in.

Boys Hope Girls Hope closes the achievement gap and workforce development divide by acting as a bridge to opportunity which spans middle school through college graduation and into career launch.

 

Our icon and colors have deep meaning for our scholars, collegians, alumni, and team members. It represents our diverse community coming together with our incredible scholars at the heart of everything we do.

LIVING PROOF

Explore the hope-filled stories of our graduates.

Building Bridges to Big Dreams

“Joining Boys Hope Girls Hope was pivotal because once I knew I was in a place where people were rooting for me, I could focus on doing the things that helped me thrive.” When other teens were figuring out their dreams, Nicole Frazier was figuring out where to...

National Nurses Day Shoutout

In celebration of National Nurses Week, Boys Hope Girls Hope reached out to a few of our many alumni throughout the Network who are nurses. These nurturing individuals have pursued a variety of specialties, but there is a common thread among them all—recognizing the...

Being EmBOLDENed by the Program

Once I was a year into Boys Hope Girls Hope, I knew I wanted to graduate from high school and be prepared for college. I don’t know who I’d be today without the program. This month, Amanda Bolden launched her pre-med college career at Louisiana State University in...

Journee Berry

“As I start my first year of Fordham Law School, I look back at the experiences that brought me this far, and hands down the most important one has been my time as a Boys Hope Girls Hope scholar. Boys Hope Girls Hope provided me with so many opportunities that my...

Demi Varuso

Demi joined Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans in the sixth grade. Her brother, Nick, had graduated from the program and was urging Demi to apply. “The Girls Hope home opened when Nick graduated, and he felt like it would be a good fit. At first, I said no,...