"Celebrating 37 Years of providing New Orleans At-Risk Youth with Opportunities, Education, and a Bright Future." ~ BHGH
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans is thrilled to announce its annual premier gala, "Hope Grows Here," on September 15th from 7:00PM to 10:00PM at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park. The event, currently celebrating BHGH's 37th year, will feature the best in local New Orleans cuisine, live music, exciting live and mobile auctions, raffle, and wine pull—all in support of the dedicated young scholars of Boys Hope Girls Hope.
"Hope Grows Here," chaired by BHGH Junior Board members, Caroline Broussard and Sally-Rose Cragin, with honorary chairs, Tom and Connie Kitchen, will bring magical garden party vibes to the Pavilion of Twos Sisters. The soundtrack for the evening will be provided by B Street Benny, while appetites will be satisfied by some of New Orleans' finest restaurants, including Galatoire's, Drago's, Mellow Mushroom, NOLA Food Project and more. Also, Glazer's and Crescent Crown will be providing specialty cocktails and Yuengling beer throughout the event.
The celebration will feature a raffle, wine pull, live auction and a mobile bidding silent auction through Handbid with something for everyone, including a 4-day trip to New York City, 2 50-yard line Club Level tickets & field passes to the Saints vs. Lions game, a beautiful piece from artist Hunt Slonem and more!
General tickets to the event are $125 per person or $90 per person for young professionals (35 and under), and are available for purchase at www.bhghnola.org or by calling (504) 484-7744. Sponsorship opportunities for the event are also available and can be accessed by visiting www.bhghnola.org, or by calling/emailing Cydne at (504) 484-7744 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BHGH Mission: Proceeds from the evening's festivities will benefit the scholars of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans. Boys Hope Girls Hope is committed to the vision of safe, family like homes and educational opportunities for all children. BHGH currently operates two homes in mid-city that serve 16 young men and women from their entry into the program, as early as 8 years old, through high school graduation. BHGH provides all the support, resources, and guidance a child needs to succeed at no cost to our families and has celebrated outstanding results: nationally, BHGH holds a 100% high school graduation rate and a college retention rate of 89-94%, compared to the national average of 66%.
Check out some photos from last year's gala below: