In The Trenches

Disaster Recovery

Junior Leagues Rebuilding New Orleans

  • Anne McDonald Milling

    Anne McDonald Milling

    The Junior League of New Orleans

    This Junior League of New Orleans member played a critical role in the recovery of her city after the catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina. Working smartly and swiftly, Anne McDonald Milling cobbled together a group of passionate women called Women of the Storm and then succeeded, with a trip to Capitol Hill, in getting legislators to focus on the Gulf Coast's woes.

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  • Dorothy Collins Weaver turns a natural disaster into a unified recovery effort.

    Dorothy Collins Weaver

    The Junior League of Miami

    Dorothy Collins Weaver knows from experience that natural disasters often bring out the best in a community.

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