Responded to Hurricane Katrina

#12- Responded to Hurricane Katrina
Years Served: 
2019

After Hurricane Katrina devastated a wide swath of communities along the Gulf Coast, AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs began a recovery response across the region that has continued for more than a decade. CNCS awarded grants totaling more than $333 million toward this effort. Additionally, 40,000 national service participants served nearly 10 million hours and leveraged an additional 650,000 volunteers in the first 10 years following the disaster.

Story Type: 
25 Amazing Ways
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