College Students For New Orleans

Through devastation life persists




Current News 

6/5/2010 We are currently accepting applicant volunteers for our Winter 2011 January Trip. The Dates will be determined soon!  Check back for updates.  Please email us if you are interested:

6/5/2010 We are currently looking for artists to DONATE any medium of art for to our next Art Relief Silent Auction, Saturday November 6, 2010.  If you would like to donate and have the opportunity to have art exposure at our live upscale event in Balboa Park, please contact us at:

4/19 CSNO is very excited for its 1st Annual CANOLA Jazz Fest Trip which kicks off this weekend!!!

3/16 SDSU's Aztecs For Africa just donated $500 for our Spring Brigade! Thank you AFA for your amazing support!

2/25 We are holding our Art Relief March 13th at El Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Park. 2004 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA

Presale Tickets are on sale NOW  $7students & Contact Danie Maxwell

2/17 We are excited for our SPRING BRIGADE!! We will have 38 NAWLEANTEERS March 27-April 3rd!

2/15 Spring Break brigade is FULL!! Our waiting list is still small. Email us at

10/10 - November ART RELIEF!!!  November 14th from 6-9:30 pm at El Centro Cultural de la Raza.  Come out and support us!  Contact Maia at for tickets.  More info: Art Relief Website

10/1 - Our January Volunteer Trip is ready to go!  We will have 20 volunteers going out to New Orleans January 9-16th!

5/30 - Sadly, Camp Hope has closed. CSNO stayed at Camp Hope on 4 of our trips hosting over 100 Nawleanteers. Here's a link with more info: Camp Hope

4/10 -We are pumped about our recently completed largest Brigade ever! 48 people nawleanteered in New Orleans from March 27- April 4.

3/16 - CSNO is happy to report that we have won a $500 grant from Thank you Do Something for being a part of our growing organization.

3/15 - We want to thank everyone who came out and supported us at our Art Relief last night. Through your support we raised over $6,300!

2/15 - Art Relief 2009 is set for March 14, 2009. This is our main fundraiser for the Spring Break Brigade. Click Art Relief 2009 for more info.

2/9 - Spring Break Brigade is full! However, our waiting list is still small. Click on the Spring Break Birgade to your right for more info ---  ---  ---  ---  ---  ---> Waiting List 

2/3 - Spring Break Brigade sign up is now open. We will be meeting on Wednesday at 7 PM and Thursday at 6 PM at the stage in Aztec Center.

1/21 - We are happy to have accomplished our largest Nawleanteer brigade yet!  We had an incredibly successful trip - we mold remediated 3.5 homes during our one week volunteer effort!  Stay tuned for info about the Spring Break brigade...

1/06/2009 - We are 3 days away from our 37-Nawleanteer January Brigade!  Check out our itinerary for this awesome trip here.  We are so pumped for this trip!

11/27 - Congratulations to Liz McCartney of the St. Bernard Project for winning CNN's Hero of the Year award! Click here for more info.  

 11/15 - CSNO hosted a tremendously successful fundraiser, "Art Relief: The Creative Road to Recovery" and raised over $4500! Thanks to all who came out and supported us.

10/23 - Recruitment for the Winter Brigade is closed! We have filled all of the spots and have a waiting list for the first time in our history. The January Nawleanteer Brigade will be our biggest yet!. 

10/1 - New Meeting times!!! Find out more info in person about our non-profit student organization every Wednesday and Thursday in room SS 2660 (Student Services under the clock tower) from 6-7PM.  Nawleanteers Unite!!!


9/16 - The venue for our Art Relief benefit has been set! Saturday, November 15th we will be hosting this vital fundraising effort at El Centro Cultural De La Raza in Balboa Park. Check it out:Art Relief Flyer

9/2 - Following Hurricane Gustav, New Orleans is in great need for volunteers. Fortunately, there are already organizations in place like the St. Bernard Project and America's Second Harvest to help immediately. Click on the trips to the right and get involved!

8/29 - We are finalizing the details for our  trip in January and again during Spring Break.

8/16 - Calling all artists! Get involved in "Art Relief 2008!"    

-Miss our last "Art Relief" but want to buy an original art piece? Visit our Picassa to view our exclusive collection and email us with what you want!                                                                                                                                            





Check out pictures from our trips!

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