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Philanthropy

Susan Hess

A lifelong volunteer, Susan Hess used her talents as a fundraiser to help the Louisiana SPCA, City Park, and other organizations mobilize after Hurricane Katrina.

Sara Stone

Sara Stone was ninety years old at the time of Hurricane Katrina, and her experience of the storm was tempered by a lifetime of helping the city weather hard times.

Donna Sternberg

Donna Sternberg, who had helped found the first local Federation in Baton Rouge after the Six Day War, used her fundraising experience to quickly mobilize national aid efforts to save her community after Hurricane Katrina.

Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin

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Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin.
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Sandy Levy

Having fought for decades to preserve the architecture of New Orleans, Sandy Levy was uniquely suited to help the city rebuild after the storm.

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Although she rallied and helped rebuild her community after Hurricane Katrina, the storm shattered Sandy Levy's illusions of security and stability. Sandy was interviewed on October 3, 2006
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Sandy Levy on Rebuilding a Jewish Community after Hurricane Katrina, 2006

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Sandy Levy on Organizing Aid after Hurricane Katrina, 2006

After Hurricane Katrina, Sandy Levy and other leaders in the Jewish community immediately mobilized to figure out what needed doing. Sandy was interviewed October 3, 2006.
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Sandy Levy on Helping Hands, 2006

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Sara Stone on Media Coverage of Hurricane Katrina, 2008

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