San Francisco Police Sergeant Eric Washington and 15 Riordan high school students will be returning to the Bay Area on Sunday, April 15, after a house rebuilding project in New Orleans as part of Habitat for Humanity. Sergeant Washington, whose son Aaron is a student at Riordan and who was one of the students in the project, organized the effort. They began work on Tuesday, April 10 in Lancombe, Louisiana, just outside New Orleans, and will continue working with Habitat for Humanity through tomorrow, Saturday, April 14. Nearly two years after Hurricane Katrina struck, the rebuilding effort in New Orleans still continues.
The group will arrive at Oakland International Airport on Sunday, April 15, at 1:55 PM on Southwest Airlines, flight number 121.
Sergeant Washington is a 12-year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department, most recently assigned to Southern Police Station.
For more information, please contact:
Sergeant Eric Washington
Sergeant Steve Mannina
Public Affairs Office
850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103