Urgent GiveNOLA Day Updates!

As of 2:30 PM today, Give Local America is still experiencing technical difficulties across its network. Our team is working with Give Local America to resolve the situation and we apologize for any inconvenience this is causing.

We remain committed to providing our participating nonprofits and donors with the best possible experience. In order to be eligible for Lagniappe Fund dollars, which will stretch donations further, all donations will ultimately need to go through the Greater New Orleans Foundation system.

Attached please find an FAQ document that shares how to collect donations during this unprecedented situation.

Donors can..


  • Call 504.598.4663.
  • Email givenola@gnof.org with their phone number and we’ll call them as quickly as we are able.
  • Call their nonprofit of choice and the nonprofit can complete the attached pledge form on their behalf.
    • Nonprofits should accumulate the forms and submit them en masse to GNOF by the end of business Thursday.
    • GNOF staff will reach out to the donors to collect their credit card information.


We can also….

  • Complete the  pledge form on their behalf.
    • Nonprofits should accumulate the forms and submit them en masse to GNOF by the end of business Thursday.
    • GNOF staff will reach out to the donors to collect their credit card information.



Countdown to GiveNOLA Day is Underway!

It’s almost time to get giving NOLA!

May 3rd will mark the beginning of GiveNOLA Day – the community’s one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations that are making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all.

It’s our day to come together as one! Every dollar donated from midnight to midnight on May 3rd may be increased with additional “lagniappe” dollars provided by the Greater New Orleans Foundation and our generous GiveNOLA Day sponsors

We hope you will join in on supporting us on this event in which a portion of every gift of $10 or more made to the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana on GiveNola.org will be stretched thanks to the Greater New Orleans Foundation and GiveNOLA Day supporters.

These funds will go towards supporting our programs which provide vital services to nearly 2,500 patients suffering from end stage kidney disease. In addition your support will help to fight kidney disease by providing funds that will go towards prevention, advocacy, and education across Louisiana.

Everybody can participate on GiveNOLA Day! All donations made on May 3rd give NKFL the opportunity to earn lagniappe dollars, awards, and hourly prizes and will go towards supporting our vital programs and services.

So join us here on May 3rd   as we prepare to give in the name of making our region stronger and a thriving community for all!


New Procedure Allows Kidney Transplants From Any Donor

In the anguishing wait for a new kidney, tens of thousands of patients on waiting lists may never find a match because their immune systems will reject almost any transplanted organ. Now, in a large national study that experts are calling revolutionary, researchers have found a way to get them the desperately needed procedure. Learn more by reading the article here.



Enjoy a great day of golf with your friends! Your support raises money for the Foundation’s programs and services. In addition, you can compete for the opportunity to play at Pinehurst, home of the 2014 U.S. Open and the U.S. Women’s Open. Please contact Torie Kranze  to register.

2016 Tournament Schedule 

Friday, April 15th : The 18th Annual Alexandria Invitational (Oakwing Golf Club, Alexandria)

Monday, June 13th: The 20th Annual Baton Rouge Liberty Mutual Golf Invitational     (The Country Club of Louisiana)

Monday, June 20th: The 18th Annual Squire Creek Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational (Squire Creek CC, Choudrant)

Monday, October 17th: The 21st Annual New Orleans Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational    (English Turn, New Orleans)

Monday, November 14th: The 21st Annual Lafayette Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational (Oakbourne CC, Lafayette)

Say Yes! To Organ Donation

Become a donor by signing up on the Donate Life Louisiana website. When you say Yes! on your driver’s license, you are then registered as an organ, eye, and tissue donor.