NEW ORLEANS MUSICIANS’ CLINIC, NOLA ORGAN GRINDERS TO HOST HAWAIIAN-THEMED BLOOD DRIVE IN RESPONSE TO SUMMER VIOLENCE
The Organ Grinders (OG) with the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation (NOMAF) are encouraging the community to donate blood in response to this summer’s ongoing violence. On Sunday, August 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., roll up your sleeves at Rock ‘N’ Bowl to restock the shelves of The Blood Center. Summer is one of the most challenging seasons to collect the 350 daily pints of blood inventory needed during the critical months of August and September.
Everybody Gets Lei’d 2016 will host 4 buses from The Blood Center and outreach tables for Louisiana Organ Procurement, Be the Match, NO/AIDS Task Force, Mothers Demand Action, Crescent Care and other non-profit organizations. Canteen station sponsored by Pure Water Technology. Live musicians include: The Guardians of the Flame, SOUL Brass Band, DJ Fayard Lindsey, Jeremy Thomas Trio and Bo Dollis Jr. and the Wild Magnolias. From 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. over 14 dance troupes, Mardi Gras Indians and walking parade krewes will perform.
This is sure to be a wonderful event that will support the community in a wonderful way. Click here to find out more.