There are so many stories to tell about such a huge and devastating event. Here are just a few of them. From swimming lessons to rebuilding homes - these are a few of the ways that volunteers have helped (and continue to help) Katrina survivors recover.
After you watch these videos, we also suggest checking out A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge - an excellent graphic novel about the real life experiences of several New Orleans residents before, during and after Katrina.
"He just gave me so much relief. I felt like I could just breathe. The weight was just lifted off, and he just kept on reassuring me that, 'Red Cross is really going to help you. We're going to do everything we can.' And he did.