An ExTREEordinary 2013-2014 Planting Season Will Reach 25,000 Trees on May 6th during Give NOLA Day!

GiveNOLA-Badge-Logo-SquareThis TREEmendous Milestone will take place in Historic Jackson Square during the Citywide Give NOLA Day Online Giving Event!  Come Celebrate and Plant a Beautiful Southern Magnolia on Tuesday, May 6 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. It will be a great party with food, music, cocktails, and a special appearance by our Founder, Monique Pilie’.  Give NOLA Day is a 24-hour online giving day sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Foundation.  Please consider a donation to Hike for KaTREEna even if you can’t attend our event.  Would you like to thank Hike for KaTREEna for these 25,000 Trees planted in our beautiful City of New Orleans?  Then click on the Give NOLA Logo link on May 6th!

Hike for KaTREEna Scores Super Bowl Performance!

The 2012-2013 Planting Season was special due to our involvement with the New Orleans Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee for Environmental Projects.  We set numerous goals as part of our contribution to the beautification of greater New Orleans and the surrounding areas in partnership with the National Football League.

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We are happy to announce that all goals were achieved!

  • 7,000 Trees planted by Super Bowl XLVII in February 2013
  • Broke the NFL Record for most trees planted by a Super Bowl Host City previously held by Dallas at 5,000 trees
  • Branched out to other Parishes with our Big TREEsy Giveaways in Parishes including Orleans, Jefferson, Terrebonne, St. John the Baptist, and St. Tammany by giving away 1,000 trees at several one-day events which included educational workshops
  • 47 Projects for Super Bowl XLVII (47) – We exceeded our goal by completing 52 projects!
  • Planted our 20,000th Tree!

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To schedule your neighborhood planting for this Fall 2013 Season, volunteer with us, or order trees for your home, school, park, etc., contact us by calling our office in Gentilly at: The St. Paul’s Homecoming Center, 1509 Filmore Ave., New Orleans, LA 70122.  Our phone number is: 504-644-4125 and you can send an e-mail to info@hikeforkatreena.org


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Corporate Community Service Events

Microsoft, Ifco, Nestle, Intuit, and the Association of Corporate Counsel participate in Generously Funded Beautification Projects!

While attending their conventions and conferences, caring corporate citizens from Microsoft, Nestle, Ifco, Intuit, and the Association of Corporate Counsel spent many days working with Hike for KaTREEna to plant over 700 trees, install landscaping at Hynes Charter School, and mulched hundreds more trees along Lakeshore Drive.  These projects continue our post-Katrina restoration efforts and would not be possible without the awareness and support from our corporate supporters.  A big THANK YOU to all of their managers, staffs, employees, and meeting planners!

 

20,000th Tree Planted during the Super Saturday of Service!

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