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Community Initiatives

Breathe Easy Allergy & Asthma takes pride in our local community. Check our Facebook page for news and information on these and other community outreach efforts.

Healthy Kids Day

The YMCA celebrates Healthy Kids Day, a national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. Every participating Y presents a day chock full of unique activities that promote active minds and healthy bodies. This event is free and open to the public.

Freret 5K

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) hosts the annual Freret 5K to promote health, fitness, and community while supporting an organization striving to Advance the Wellbeing of Women. JLNO has been a member of the Freret community for 57 years with its Bloomin’ Deals Thrift Store and believes this exciting event will further encourage the health and wellness of the City’s citizens and businesses. Proceeds benefit JLNO’s mission and community projects.

Touch a Truck 

The Junior League of New Orleans hosted the 6th Annual Touch a Truck on November 4, 2017 inside the Pontchartrain Center. Nearly 3000 attendees of all ages thoroughly enjoyed the wide array of vehicles and activities, and participation helped continue efforts to make this a marquee event for years to come. Through ticket sales, business sponsorships, and donations, the event raised over $45,000 for JLNO’s community projects that advance the wellbeing of womenin Metropolitan New Orleans.