But it's not what other shelters around the United States are doing.
We will be opening all of the shelters for 2006.
If we had about 350 more beds (among the nine shelters), we could meet our demand.
People are either getting triaged here, treated here or being sent out to other shelters. Nobody stays here permanently. They get treatment, they get sent out to other shelters or they get treated here, stabilized and sent to hospitals.
We are collaborating to feed 500,000 people a day, operating 270 shelters, but as you can see the need is to have more monetary donations to help.
We worry that most of the city of New Orleans could end up being a toxic waste site.
I think our kids are accustomed to scoring a lot, but when you get into the tournament, it's a different scenario.
We've always had obstacles to overcome. But we're a family and we stick together.