A Child’s Wish would like to say thank you to the students at St. Rita Catholic School in Harahan for raising funds to help make wishes come true! The students raised money on their own to donate to help wishes come true for children with critical illnesses. Thank you! To learn more about donating or

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A Child’s Wish of Louisiana would like to sincerely thank Marie Claire Bennett and the entire Kendra Scott staff for an amazing event last night! Our Kendra Gives Back party was a memorable night of shopping fabulous jewelry, while tasting delicious cupcakes & sweets and sipping champagne. There were about 30+ women, children and brave

Kendra Gives Back Party

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Here’s a clip of a recent Money Talks segment, in which our own Lenny Alsfeld is interviewed about our mission. Be sure to watch til the end, when Lenny discusses the deeply personal origins of our organization in the New Orleans area.

Last week the Second Annual Celebrity Waiters Luncheon was held at Morton’s Steakhouse. A full house made for a successful event, with our hardworking waiters & gracious donors coming together to support our kids and have a little fun too! We’d like to express our unending thanks to our sponsors and everyone who came out

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Thank You! A Child’s Wish would like to sincerely thank the New Orleans Chapter of the Barman’s Fund for an amazing event last week! The 4th Annual Anniversary Party last week raised over $7,500 for A Child’s Wish of Louisiana. All proceeds and tips from the event were donated in an effort to help children

Save the Date! Don’t forget to Save the Date for our upcoming Celebrity Waiter Luncheon- with Bobby Hebert as our Honorary Chairman and Emcee- it will be unforgettable! For the family of a child with a life-threatening illness, courageously meeting the responsibilities of each day is challenging, tiring, and emotionally draining. These delicate and oftentimes

The Barman’s Fund NOLA is ushering in the New Year with an epic fourth anniversary celebration on January 19th. We’ve been delighted to partner with this local community of philanthropists every January for these past four years, and are even more thrilled to have been generously appointed as the beneficiary of their anniversary party! Brian

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The Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust will make an initial donation of $20,000 to create the Oscar J. Tolmas Wish Fund. This fund will split costs incurred by A Child’s Wish of Louisiana in granting future wishes. This fund will be monitored by the Trust from year-to-year to determine any additional amounts the Trust wants

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Recently, two local lemonade stand entrepreneurs were honored by A Child’s Wish. ACW President Lenny Alsfeld presented a certificate of appreciation to Hannah Kraus and Emma Walsdorf, which honored their contributions and dedication. This past year, these enterprising young ladies raised $200 with their “Lemonade Day” sales. This is their second year in a row

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