For just $25, you could win $50,000 CASH!  

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For just $25, you could win $50,000 CASH!  

For just $25, you could win $50,000 CASH!  The best part – each chance to win supports the mission of Children’s Hospital!  

So, what are the details and how can YOU win the golden ticket?

On Saturday, March 23, Children’s Hospital New Orleans is hosting its 42nd annual Sugarplum Ball, presented by LEMOINE, at Mardi Gras World. This year’s event, co-chaired by Quincy Crawford and Jessica Waguespack, will celebrate “How Sweet It Is” to support the vital mission of Children’s Hospital. This annual black-tie event will feature music by Blue Rhythm, food from over 40 local restaurants, an auction, and for the first time, a $50,000 cash raffle! 

The $50,000 cash raffle is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Ray & Jessica Brandt Family Foundation. Tickets are $25 per chance with 10,000 chances available. The winner will be drawn at the Sugarplum Ball, but you do not have to be present to win – anyone can participate! 

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Even if you don’t win, you can feel good about supporting Children’s Hospital! 

Even if you don’t win, you can feel good about supporting Children’s Hospital! Your support helps Children’s invest in world-class services and say yes to all children and families who rely on its expert pediatric care, regardless of ability to pay. As moms, it is a huge comfort knowing that Children’s Hospital is providing the best possible care for kids right here at home. 

As Children’s Hospital President and CEO, Lou Fragoso, says, “There is no better place than New Orleans and no greater cause than Children’s Hospital New Orleans!”

Each dollar raised makes an extraordinary impact:

For nearly 70 years, Children’s Hospital has delivered world-class healthcare for children across our state and region, and proudly remains the ONLY comprehensive, free-standing children’s hospital in Louisiana. Since its doors opened in 1955, Children’s has had an unwavering commitment to provide the best care for every child, regardless of his or her family’s ability to pay, while at the same time investing in new services, infrastructure, and community-based programs to meet the fast growing and ever-changing healthcare needs of all children. 

Each dollar raised makes an extraordinary impact:In 2023, Children’s cared for more than 580,000 patients – the most in its history, providing more than $21 million in charitable care and investing $16 million in community programs that support some of our community’s most vulnerable children. 

Children’s Hospital’s ability to expand specialized services, improve access, offer the most advanced technology, and recruit some of the nation’s best and brightest pediatric providers doesn’t happen without philanthropic support. With the generosity and commitment of the community, and through events like Sugarplum Ball, Children’s will continue to ensure that children across our region have access to the specialized care they need, close to home.

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Children’s Hospital New Orleans is a 229-bed, non-profit academic pediatric medical center that offers comprehensive healthcare services, including over 40 pediatric specialties, delivered just for children. With more than 400 physicians trained in more than 40 pediatric subspecialties, Children’s offers a comprehensive array of pediatric healthcare services in Louisiana and the Gulf South. In addition to its main campus located in New Orleans, the hospital operates a network of specialty clinics across Louisiana and in Southern Mississippi, including in Covington, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette. Children’s Hospital offers primary care services at 15 convenient locations throughout Southeast Louisiana and remotely via its Virtual Care app. Children’s Hospital is a proud member of LCMC Health, a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system which also includes New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans and West Jefferson Medical Center. Learn more at



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