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Gulf Families

Struggling With Unemployment, Gloomy Christmas For Gulf Oil Spill Victims

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT SULPHUR, La. — Even before the Gulf oil spill, Jennifer Reddick was just getting by, living paycheck to paycheck as she tried to support si...

'Stories From The Gulf': Residents Share Their Struggles After The Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CORRECTION: Bridge The Gulf was incorrectly called Bridge The Gap in this post. StoryCorps, an organization known for highlighting the unique stories...

Chef Michel Nischan Brings 'Wholesome Wave' Initiative To Struggling Gulf Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In 2007, chef Michel Nischan founded Wholesome Wave, a nonprofit organization helping needy families get access to fresh local foods. Wholesome Wave b...

Waiting For BP Checks, Gulf Families Struggle With Unemployment, Hunger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Five months after the Gulf oil spill, many residents in coastal communities are still finding themselves out of work. Tourism has taken a steep plunge...

Neil Young To Perform Gulf Charity Concerts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Musical icon Neil Young has announced he will play a series of charity concerts to help families affected by the Gulf oil spill. Young is joining f...

Ameripure Oysters' Workers Laid Off Over Oil Spill; Good Samaritans Step Up To Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For workers at the Louisiana company, Ameripure Oysters, times have been tough. The giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has forced them out of work ...

Churches, Nonprofits Fight For Survival Amid Spill

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. — God only knows what will happen to churches and other nonprofit organizations who say they are struggling for survival be...