Labors of Love - April 2021

Jump in the Pool for a Good Cause

  Brooke Erin Posey was 17 when she lost her life in a tragic automobile accident. In her honor, the Brooke Erin Posey Foundation was created to promote charitable and educational events for local children’s charities and spread awareness for…

Give NOLA Day – More Great Options to Give

  We all benefit from the work of charitable nonprofits. They embody our dreams and ideals, and support our most pressing causes. America’s 1.3 million nonprofits feed, heal, shelter, educate, inspire, enlighten and nurture people of every age, gender, race,…

GiveNOLA Day Options

  GiveNOLA Day is a 24-hour event hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation and presented by Baptist Community Ministries. This year it happens on May 4. There are numerous worthy nonprofits looking for funds to support their missions and…

GiveNOLA Day is Coming

  In order to balance budgets and continue to fund their programs, most nonprofit executive directors, along with their development directors, eagerly await GiveNOLA Day. From helping animal welfare to youth development, the funds raised during this 24-hour period are…

Culinary Book Club with Les Dames d’Escoffier

  Whether it’s Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential,” A.J. Liebling’s “Between Meals: An Appetite for Paris,” or Julia Child’s “The French Chef,” few things satisfy my intellectual palate more than a great book about food. And Les Dames d‘Escoffier International (LDEI)…

Clairly Vegan Startup Blooming During the Pandemic

  There are many stereotypes associated with vegan food. The most common is that vegan food is tasteless and boring. But nowadays, items such as chillies rellenos, mushroom quesadillas and white bean chili verde prove those ideas blatantly untrue. Those…