Greater New Orleans Foundation Sponsors GiveNOLA 2018 On Tuesday, May 1

NEW ORLEANS — Tuesday May 1 is GiveNOLA Day, sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. GiveNOLA Day is a 24-hour event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofits making our region stronger and creating a thriving community for all. 

To celebrate the funds raised, participants are invited to attend GiveNOLA Fest. The free event will take place on Tuesday May 1 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at The Circle: Center for Philanthropy, located at 919 St. Charles Avenue.

A portion of proceeds from food and drink will benefit the Lagniappe Fund, which is distributed proportionally to all 766 participating nonprofits based on total amount raised. 

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New this year, attendees at GiveNOLA Fest can enter to win one of two sets of Southwest Airlines tickets thanks to Southwest Airlines, via a donation to the Lagniappe Fund. See here for contest information:

– Each individual Southwest flight e-pass℠ is valid for one-way travel

– Winners will receive four (4) one-way e-passes

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– Two Southwest flight e-pass℠ are needed to book roundtrip travel

– Southwest flight e-pass℠ cannot be exchanged, extended, or reissued

– For domestic travel only

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– These e-passes are eligible for one year. May be redeemed between 5/01/18 and 5/01/19

– The actual date of travel may not occur after the expiration date

Learn more about the event here.

– by Alexa Harrison, associate news editor

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