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The Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo has enabled Friends of Bayou St. John to reinvest in the community in many ways, including by becoming a valued community partner to organizations throughout New Orleans that rely on the annual festival to generate exposure and raise funds for their services.
In 2018, the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo was able to raise over $24,000 for our community partners! We have raised over $140,000 since our first year.
Friends of Lafitte Greenway: Once again, FOLG is offering everyone’s favorite nostalgic treat via the world’s first Root Beer Float Float! That’s right, festival goers can visit their booth by land or by sea. Special thanks to Fest Cola for sponsoring the float with their Pecan Root Beer.
Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association: FSJNA members will be posted up all weekend long slinging daiquiris near the Urban South Lafitte Stage. We’re all enjoying their neighborhood, so you know we had to give them some love in return.
Morris Jeff Community School: The daiquiri booth near the Port Orleans Dumaine Stage is manned by the brave pre-K students of Morris Jeff Community School. Just kidding! However, their dedicated parents, faculty, and friends will be serving up the ice cold treats all weekend, adding to the smiles that was already be on our faces.
Kayak-Ity-Yat & NOLA Trash Mob: Friends of Bayou St. John team up with Kayak-Ity-Yat and the NOLA Trash Mob to host morning clean ups on Bayou St. John. Volunteers just have to show up on the corner of Orleans Avenue and the bayou at 8am on Sat. May 19, Sun. May 20, and Mon. May 21, and Kayak-Ity-Yat will provide the kayaks!
The following nonprofits will have booths in the Marketplace in 2019, visit them to hear about their awesome programs!
Donations made at the festival’s entrance gates in 2019 will benefit…