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CROWDRISE : May 01, 2014
Tax ID: 72-1446982
BASED: New Orleans, LA, United States


Feeding the Hungry!

"And if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday." ~ Isaiah 58:10

Just the Right Attitude was founded in 1999 to combat hunger and provide aid and comfort to the less fortunate.


Founder and Executive Director Debra S. Jones was a disabled, single mother of two, and understood the challenging times and struggles of the people in her community. Through hard work, dedication, and perseverance, she has built an organization that serves New Orleans East, Gentilly, St. Bernard, Downtown, and Uptown, along with other areas in Orleans Parish. 


JTRA is family oriented, and provides a variety of crucial services to the homeless, those who are sick and shut in, the working poor, and senior citizens.


These services include:


* Handing out fresh meals at JTRA;
* Mobile Units delivering hot meals to qualified Senior Citizen independent living complexes;
* Provide groceries to families and individuals in need;
* Hot meals program directly to needy clients, including breakfast and lunch;
* Provides/facilitates an array of free services, including counseling;
* Delivery directly to family & individuals;
* Medicaid application and administrative support.


As a testament of their success, and an example of the needs they serve, JTRA served:


* 426,000 pounds of food in 2014;
* 15,000 individuals served in 2014;
* 150,174 hot meals cooked and served in 2014;
* Hundreds of turkeys given away for Thanksgiving;
* Hundreds of bikes and toy giveaways at Christmas!

Tax ID: 72-1446982 •


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Amount Raised:



2% Raised of $15,000 Goal