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Children's Bureau to Honor Community Heroes at the 3rd Annual Children’s Hero Awards – October 7, 2016

For Immediate Release
Contact:
Ariel M. Wilson
E: Awilson@childrensbureaunola.org
P: (504) 525-2366

Children's Bureau to Honor Community Heroes at the 3rd Annual Children’s Hero Awards – October 7, 2016

A fundraising event in support of children impacted by grief, trauma and other adverse experiences


July 5, 2016 - Children's Bureau of New Orleans invites the community to its 3rd Annual Children's Hero Awards fundraising event presented by Liberty Bank on Friday, October 7 from 6-9 pm at the home of Jeff and Laurie Young, 1727 State Street, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Children's Hero Awards will honor four individuals that have shown an exemplary commitment to improving the quality of life for children in Greater New Orleans.

"We will honor citizens that have done remarkable things for children who have faced challenges throughout life. We celebrate these heroes because they are proactive in making the community a better place for us all" said Paulette Carter, CEO of Children's Bureau of New Orleans. "Funds raised will support the agency's mental health programs and services that have been impacted by the current state fiscal crisis. We are counting on the local business community and individuals to directly serve the city's most vulnerable youth."

This year, the agency will honor four heroes:
  • Mary Landrieu, Former Louisiana State Senator
  • Dr. Beverly Wright, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
  • Dr. Joseph Caspi, Children's Hospital
  • Allen Toussaint (posthumously), Musician and Songwriter

Individual tickets are $125 and sponsorship packages are available. Both can be purchased at www.childrensbureaunola.org. The evening will include food, drinks and live entertainment. For more information, call Ariel Wilson at 504-525-2366 or email Awilson@childrensbureaunola.org

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The Children's Bureau of New Orleans is a leading mental health agency in New Orleans that promotes growth and resilience through prevention, advocacy, education and intervention. The agency's mission is to improve the quality of life for children and families in greater New Orleans through valid and proven programs that enhance and strengthen mental health and wellness.

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Children’s Bureau 6th Annual Bowling for Children – June 16

Fundraising event in support of children impacted by grief, trauma and adverse experiences 

May 9, 2016 – Children’s Bureau of New Orleans invites the community to its 6th Annual Bowling for Children’s Bureau fundraising event on Thursday, June 16 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at
Fulton Alley, 600 Fulton St, New Orleans, LA 70130.  

Bowling for Children is a fun and exciting competition that attracts local companies including Entergy New Orleans, Liberty Bank, AXA Advisors, and many more.

“Children’s Bureau is the best kept secret in New Orleans! Our agency provides free services to low income families impacted by grief and trauma.” said Paulette Carter, CEO of Children’s Bureau of New Orleans.  “I am excited about this year’s Bowling for Children event and the new companies that we have joining us this year! This event will help fund the programs and services that have been cut tremendously by the current state fiscal crisis.  We need the support of community and local businesses and that of the businesses to serve the city’s most vulnerable youth.”

Children’s Bureau of New Orleans is a nonprofit community-based agency focused on delivering behavioral health care to underserved children and their families across metro New Orleans. Many of its programs focus on kids who have experienced or witnessed some trauma in their lives – often violent crime. Children’s Bureau clinicians work with children through the grieving process and teach coping skills and anger management.

Individual tickets for “Bowling for Children’s Bureau” are $40 in advance and can be purchased by calling the Children’s Bureau of New Orleans office at (504) 525-2366.  Tickets will be $45 at the door. Admission to the event includes complimentary food, specialty cocktails and beer. A full, cash bar will be offered, as well.

For more information on sponsoring a bowling team and ticket sales, call Ariel Wilson at 504-525-2366 or email at Awilson@childrensbureaunola.org

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