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Volunteer During the Day, Party During the Night for Mardi Gras in New Orleans

January 8, 2014 at 3:51 PM | by | ()

If you're going to Mardi Gras in New Orleans next month, why not balance out all of that debauchery with some more meaningful volunteer work?

Hands Up Holidays is offering an 8-day volunteer trip to New Orleans that includes refurbishing homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina, sorting out clothing donations at a homeless shelter, or teaching computer skills to the unemployed.

Their sample itinerary features a walking tour of the French Quarter, 3 days of volunteering, a plantation tour, and one free day. But, each trip and start date can be customized.

The cost per person in $2,680, with breakfast and accommodations for two.

For more information about Hands Up Holidays' New Orleans volunteer trips, visit handsupholidays.com.

[Photo: handsupholidays.com]

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