New Orleans East Tornado Recovery

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Team Happy Foundation is an award-winning NGO committed to supporting children in the aftermath of disaster. Dear Friends: we greatly appreciate your heartfelt concerns regarding the EF3 Tornado which touched down on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. My immediate family is fine but my extended family has suffered substantial loss: 250 homes were destroyed. An additional […]

Rebuilding Baton Rouge

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Team Happy Foundation is collecting donations for children and families decimated by The Great Flood of 2016. Our team has adopted a neighborhood community of about 200 families in Baton Rouge and we’re honored to serve them. Thank you for your specific contributions. Together, we have delivered the following major necessities: 1,400 Miles Traveled Rebuilding […]

2014 Big Wanda Book Giveaway

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— Re: Literacy Coalition Donates Books To 725 Children NEW ORLEANS, LA  – The 2014 Big Wanda Book Giveaway is sponsored by Team Happy Foundation (THF), W.K. Kellogg Foundation Fellowship, Big Easy Kiwanis Club, New Orleans Rotary Fund, The AWESOME Foundation, Royal Engineers, Urban Strategies, Loyola University Lindy Boggs Center for Family Literacy and Lower 9th […]

The Advocate, WYLD + WBOK Radio and The Baltimore Times Newspaper; THF wins AWESOME Foundation Grant

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Team Happy Foundation (THF) utilized a grant from The AWESOME Foundation to inspire and equip the next generation of first responders and environmental engineers with fun literary tools to fuel their imagination! The THF Preparedness & Wetlands Club at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School in the Historic Lower 9th Ward engaged 50 elementary […]

Disaster Prep Academy

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OVERVIEW Disaster Prep Academy is a Wednesday summer school during the month of June, from 11AM to 2PM. June is the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and affords an opportune time to underscore the intersection between community preparedness and wetlands restoration. The 2013 class at Disaster Prep Academy includes five youth (age 16 […]

Press: Wall Street Journal, GM America

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This blanket drive is a humanitarian relief initiative sponsored by Team Happy Foundation (THF), New Orleans Healing Center, FEGS Health and Human Services, UJA-Federation of New York, Comfort Long Beach Initiative and Alpha Chi Omega – Zeta Psi Chapter. Since December 2005, THF has delivered love in the form of more than 3,000 blankets to the victims of the […]

Safety & Sustainability Job Opportunities

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  Jobs in the safety (disaster, emergency management) and sustainability (coastal, environmental conservation) sectors are expanding in New Orleans and Gulf Coast region. One goal of THF is to serve as a catalyst to increase diversity, and empower residents to enhance awareness and participation in the aforementioned industry and career fields. Below is a spotlight […]

2012 Big Wanda Book Giveaway

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— — Re: Team Donates 500 Books To Youth New Orleans, Louisiana (August 25, 2012) – The Big Wanda Book Give Away: sponsored by Team Happy Foundation (THF), Big Easy Kiwanis Club, Royal Engineers, Target Store of Harvey and Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy, donated a total of 500 Big Wanda safety books to […]

Join us @ Storm Fest 2014

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Chase those hurricane blues away at StormFest 2014, May 31 from 1-4 pm at Holy Angels! Get the latest preparedness information and advice from: Evacuteer – answering your questions about the City’s evacuation plan; NOLA Techie – how to protect your electronics during storms and outages; LA-SPCA – how to protect and prepare your pets […]

2013 Big Wanda Book Giveaway

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— Re: Group of Literacy Advocates Donate 500 Safety Books To Youth NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 16, 2013) – The Big Wanda Book Giveaway is sponsored by Team Happy Foundation (THF), Big Easy Kiwanis Club, Lower 9 Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development, Royal Engineers, Urban Strategies, Inc. and Lindy Boggs Center for Community Literacy. The […]