Make It Right NOLA

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Ninth Ward, Jefferson St.,  Aug 2009.  A house untouched since Katrina.

Ninth Ward, Jefferson St., Aug 2009. A house untouched since Katrina.

Ninth Ward, Jefferson St.,  Aug 2009.  A Make It Right House complete with solar panels.

Ninth Ward, Jefferson St., Aug 2009. A Make It Right House complete with solar panels.

Brad Pitt visited New Orleans shortly after Hurricane Katrina and was devastated by what he saw in the 9th ward. Even more disturbing was the overall sentiment that New Orleans would never be able to rebuild. He decided that doing nothing was not an option.

Pitt moved his family to New Orleans, where they spend much of their time, and put his love for architecture and his environmentally conscious sensibilities to work. The result is the Make It Right Foundation, which strives to do just that- make it right. Make It Right, working with Global Green and others, has embarked on one of the most unique and ambitious rebuilding efforts New Orleans has seen to date. The first eight homes are completed, and displaced 9th Ward residents now call these houses home.

To learn more on this amazing project, and how you can help, visit www.makeitrightnola.org

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