Saving Through Tax Refunds

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

6:30 pm at Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor)

As the sixth event in JLNO’s Financial Literacy for Women program, this session will provide information on saving through tax refunds. This event is free and open to the public, and registration via this link is requested. Financial Literacy is a powerful tool to achieving and maintaining economic freedom, and it is often not taught… Read More

Deadline to Apply to Get on Board

Friday, January 12, 2018

Nonprofit Organizations: If you are seeking potential board members who have gone through the Get on Board training, please complete the Nonprofit Organization Application.  If you would like to send your existing board members or staff through the training program,  please proceed for Additional Participant Information and the Online Registration. Individuals: If you are interested in registering to attend the next… Read More

Deadline to Apply for CAF Grant

Friday, January 19, 2018

The Community Assistance Fund provides grant money to nonprofit agencies that can effectively demonstrate their desire to advance the wellbeing of women. Local nonprofit organizations that wish to receive CAF grants must apply by January 19, 2018. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Get On Board

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - Saturday, January 27, 2018

8:00 am to 2:30 pm at JLNO Headquarters

Get on Board is a two-day workshop providing knowledge and skills to current board and staff members and those that wish to be placed on a nonprofit board at the conclusion of the training.

Rising Food Costs

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

6:30 pm at Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor)

As the seventh event in JLNO’s Financial Literacy program, this workshop helps people optimize their food spending through a detailed meal plan. Participants learn to analyze their food budget and lifestyle to see how much money and time they can devote to meal preparation. Then, participants review their family’s nutritional needs, including any special dietary… Read More

Limited Income Earners

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

6:30 pm at Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor)

As the eighth event in JLNO’s Financial Literacy program, this session will present information on how to: Set and achieve realistic goals Choose safe places to keep money Make a plan to meet expenses and achieve goals Avoid financial stumbles This workshop provides basic information about managing money to meet expenses and achieve goals. Knowledge… Read More

Freret 5K

Sunday, April 8, 2018

7:00 am - Race day registration and packet pick-up / 8:00 am - Start of Half-Mile Run/Walk / 8:20 am - Start of 5K Run/Walk

For over 57 years, JLNO’s Bloomin’ Deals Thrift Store has been a cornerstone of the ever-evolving Freret Street Corridor. The Freret 5K, which begins and ends at Bloomin’ Deals, is another way JLNO supports the community while encouraging the health and wellness of the City’s citizens and businesses. Proceeds benefit JLNO’s mission and community projects.… Read More

Credit Report

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

6:30 pm at Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor)

As the ninth event in JLNO’s Financial Literacy program, this workshop is designed to provide participants with basic knowledge of the following topics: What a Credit Report is and How it Differs from a Credit Score When You Should Check Your Credit Report How to Request Your Credit Report How to Read and Interpret Your… Read More

Preventing Foreclosure

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

6:30 pm at Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor)

As the tenth event in JLNO’s Financial Literacy program, the Preventing Foreclosure workshop provides basic information and practical tools to help individuals deal with the threat of foreclosure, including staying out of financial trouble so they never face the threat in the first place. Participants receive activities and resources to continue working on their own… Read More