Ambassadors for Ochsner Hospital for Children

Ambassadors for Ochsner Hospital for Children are passionate patient families, friends and community members committed to making the world better for children. They are relentless advocates for our patients, supporting them through philanthropic contributions and active engagement with the greater New Orleans community.

Become An Ambassador 

Every year, Ambassadors work closely with the hospital to gain an understanding of the most critical priorities. They help meet those needs, providing support where it’s needed most. Ambassadors are offered special opportunities to learn more about Ochsner Hospital for Children and participate in meaningful ways that bring them closer to the hospital’s mission. Tours, speaker series lunches, events and special outreach and leadership opportunities are just some of the ways Ambassadors can participate.

Annual membership to the Ambassadors for Ochsner Hospital for Children is $1,000.

Each year, the Ambassadors for Ochsner Hospital for Children select a project to focus on. All funds raised within that year go toward that project. In 2018, the Ambassadors for Ochsner Hospital for Children raised $36,000 for the Pediatric Emergency Department.

There are many ways that you can help Ochsner Hospital for Children. Please contact Traci Lucas by phone at 504-842-6055 or email at to discuss how you can become involved.

Membership is valid for one calendar year beginning January 1st and ending the following year on January 1st.

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