A school bus converted into a unique community center for Empowerment of the Un-housed & Marginalized


Out on the streets of New Orleans, everyday feels like survival. Its hard to stay safe and clean. its hard to find healthy food and a place to rest. Its hard to find community. Meet Kula! A new kind of community center.

Kula creates community with the un housed through providing services and programming.

Essential Services

  • Restroom & Showers

  • Common Room Coffee Cafe

  • Resting/Sleep space

  • Full Kitchen with Cooking

  • Internet & Printing

  • Library 

  • Outdoor Patio with Fire pit


  • Street Wellness

  • Meditation & Quiet Time

  • Yoga & Movement

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Group Sharing

  • Cooking food together on a dime

  • Dreaming of living in a community

  • Movie Hour

Help us raise $37,000 to make this a reality

Recent Progress:

We have bought our bus and have started to clean it out. An architect is working on the bus layout and design. We take the bus out under the bridge twice a week all while serving the un-housed.

Time: March 2020

Money: $37,000

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Why Kula, the Skoolie?

Homeless Challenges

  • Keeping clean

  • Positive environment

  • Healthy Food

  • Activities

  • Finding community

Advantages of the bus

  • A feeling of home in their environment

  • A place for respite

  • Educational Opportunities

  • Uplifting ways to spend the day

  • Work towards a long term solution