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9 Organizations That Never Left New Orleans

First Posted: 08/26/10 02:40 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:30 PM ET

On Sunday, August 29, it will be five years to the day since Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast. Though dozens of nonprofit organizations made use of charitable donations at the time, many have moved on to other issues in the U.S. and around the world.

We're profiling nine of the organizations that haven't gone anywhere and are dedicated to the rebuilding process no matter how long it takes. Check out our list, vote for your favorite, and add your own!

 
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Brad Pitt promised families he visited in New Orleans to rebuild and to stay dedicated to the area long after the cameras were gone. Make It Right has been building storm-resistant, green homes for families who lost everything.
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