Community Fundraising Events
You can change and save lives as a committed member of the Ochsner family. When hosting your own event to raise funds for Ochsner, you are the driving force behind advances in patient care and treatment options for patients throughout the region. It is all in your hands!
How to Get Started
Choose an area of Ochsner that you are passionate about, come together with friends and family who share that passion and choose an event that you can have fun with to help create positive change in the lives of patients and their families.
Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!
To apply to host an event, please fill out the Community Fundraising Event Application here .
2020 Crescent City Classic Virtual Race
Register today to be a 2020 Crescent City Classic Charity Runner, benefitting Ochsner Hospital for Children. Invite your friends and family to join you as a charity runner!
Out of abundance of caution for public safety, officials with the 42nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic announced this year's race will now be a virtual race. Charity Runners will complete a 6.2 mile run on a route of their choice and submit their tracked time to Crescent City Classic officials. All submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. on April 11, 2020.
Official Charity Runners commit to raising funds for Ochsner Hospital for Children leading up to race day. T-shirts, bibs and medals for the virtual race will be distributed at a soon-to-be announced date, time and location.
Perks and Incentives
- Discounted registration fee of $40
- Entry into raffles for the following items:
- Authentic Drew Brees Jersey
- Pelicans Player Item
- Replica Marshon Lattimore Jersey
- Opportunity to win free Raising Cane's for a year (see flyer below)
- Personal online fundraising page
- Limited edition t-shirt and bib exclusively for Charity Runner
- Ochsner Hospital for Children Swag Bag
- Complimentary After Party ticket to the Inaugural Imagination Gala benefiting Ochsner Hospital for Children, valued at $75
Register today at ochsner.org/CharityRunner
Support a Charity Runner
Help a Charity Runner reach the finish line by donating to a member of our Ochsner team. Your financial support at any level will help Ochsner Hospital for Children fund our life-saving programs, conduct research and provide critical care for our patients. With your support we can pursue our goal to give every child a healthy future.
Click on an Ochsner Hospital for Children Charity Runner below to offer your support.