Giving Back: CrescentCare

Nonprofit Profile
Ground has been broken and construction began on a new health home at 1631 Elysian Fields in 2017

ABOUT CRESCENTCARE

CrescentCare is a community health center with a number of locations across New Orleans serving the greater community on a sliding scale, regardless of insurance status. It was founded over 30 years ago as NO/AIDS Task Force and expanded to become a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2014. Now the agency provides services including primary medical care, dental care and behavioral health, and features specialties like OB-GYN, pediatrics and sexual health. CrescentCare is dedicated to offering comprehensive wrap-around services tailored to individuals.

CrescentCare is expanding this year, constructing a health center in the heart of the 8th ward to provide incredible services to more of the community!

FUNDRAISING/EVENTS

In addition to a series of fundraising events each year to support its programs, CrescentCare launched its Deeply Rooted/Branching Out initiative in early 2018 a capital campaign to raise $4 million to complete the funding on a new health center being constructed. It will triple CresentCare’s capacity to serve the community, currently over 8,900 patients are being served.

CrescentCare remains dedicated to HIV prevention and treatment in the New Orleans area by administering thousands of HIV tests for no cost each year and hosting Art Against AIDS and the Chevron New Orleans Walk To End HIV.

For more information on Deeply Rooted/Branching Out, CrescentCare’s special events, or if you are interested in contributing as a volunteer or becoming a patient, visit crescentcare.org or contact Director of Development Rodney Thoulion at rodney.thoulion@crescentcare.org or (504) 821-2601 ext. 203.

YEARLY EVENTS

•    Bow Tie Bash – April 5, 2018 – This breezy cocktail gathering at the Light House in the CBD is a fundraiser inspired by late community
     member and long-time supporter Chet Pouricau.
•    Dining Out For Life 2018 – June 7, 2018 – Contribute to CrescentCare’s mission and the Food For Friends meal delivery program
     serving those living with HIV and cancer. How? By enjoying dinner at a participating restaurant, a portion of your meal’s cost goes to
     CrescentCare!
•    The Chevron New Orleans Walk To End HIV – September 30, 2018 – New Orleans’ signature HIV/AIDS awareness walk featuring the
     Festival For Life, a community party at the end of the route.
•    Art Against AIDS – December 1, World AIDS Day 2018 – Dozens of local artists donate their work to raise money for research and
     treatment of HIV each year. Open bar, delicious local fare, entertainment and a silent auction are just some of the trappings for this
     important and festive holiday gathering.

MISSION STATEMENT

CrescentCare’s mission is to offer comprehensive health and wellness services to the community, to advocate empowerment, to safeguard the rights and dignity of individuals, and to provide for an enlightened public.

CONTACT

crescentcare.org
(504) 207-2273
3308 Tulane Avenue,
New Orleans

 

CrescentCare sees clients from all walks of life and income levels, providing a wide array of services including primary care, OB-GYN, sexual health, dentistry and more

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