Special Events

The Fore Ochsner Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at TPC of Louisiana. The event will benefit Elmwood Fitness Center’s Mobile Fitness Unit and “I Can Do It” program. These programs promote the importance of physicial activity and proper nutrition for youth in our schools and communities. By preparing and coaching our children, we set them up for success for a fun and healthy lifestyle. For more information, please contact special events at specialevents@ochsner.org or 504-842-7113.


The Ochsner Ironman 70.3 New Orleans has announced a Charity Slot for the April 19, 2015 competition at South Shore Harbor. Raise funds to become an Ochsner Superhero and assist with patients’ financial needs, best-in-class research and clinical trials, and the improvement of lives using the latest medical technology.


The Benefactor Dinner

The Benefactor Dinner celebrates the loyal and generous members of the Benefactor and Heritage societies each year through a special dinner and presentation. All donors at the Councilor level of giving ($5,000+) are invited to join us as we induct the newest members of the Benefactor and Heritage Societies. The Benefactor Society recognizes donors who have given $25,000 or more and the Hertiage Society recognizes all donors who have included Ochsner Health System in their estate plans.  

Hope Floats We invite you to join our Krewe of Hope for a special celebration in a city that knows a thing or two about endurance, hope and survival. And in true New Orleans fashion, it will be a celebration like no other - as we come together on Saturday, June 6, 2015, to celebrate you and your guests, and those who refuse to let cancer take away their will to live joyfully.


Ochsner Goes PinkOchsner Goes Pink, a luncheon supporting education and awareness of programs provided at the Ochsner Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center. It will be held in October of 2015 at the Audubon Tea Room with patient stories and professional perspectives.


Moonlight & MiraclesThe 3rd Annual Moonlight & Miracles Gala will be held in November 2015 on the turf of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The event benefits programs at the Ochsner Cancer Institute, which provides multidisciplinary care for adults and pediatric cancer patients. In 2013, we raised $400,000 to support cancer research and a survivorship event. Together we raised $400,000 in 2013 and more than $1,000,000 in 2014 to support cancer research, patient care, and survivorship event. 


Tree of Life

Over the past few years, Ochsner's Tree of Life has grown into an annual symbol of hope and benevolence for families.We invite you to share in this year's celebration by purchasing a Tree of Life ornament or by making a donation. All gifts through Tree of Life will support Ochsner's patient assistance programs. Ornaments are available beginning December 1, 2015. 



King Cake Festival

Ochsner presents the 3rd Annual King Cake Festival - a celebration benefiting babies and children at Ochsner! Held in Champions Square each festival season, join us to taste king cakes from the finest bakeries, enjoy live music and support pediatric programs!