“An Evening in the Garden of Eden” marked the fifth and most successful fundraiser to date for Eden House New Orleans, which provides a safe home and recovery programs for victims of human trafficking. Eden House’s anniversary event honored the Founding Board Members, each of whom received an award made by local artist Juli Juneau. In celebration of this milestone, each guest received a wooden bracelet made by Eden House’s residents, interns and volunteers.
Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, Rabbi Alexis Berk, Rep. Helena Moreno and Co-Founder and Board President Kara Van de Carr delivered remarks throughout the evening. In addition to these speakers, Eden House also featured a short video of the organization made by Shena Mullins. One of Eden House’s residents was also a featured speaker.
Allison Tiller and Kaylea B. Hill served as Co-Chairs. Approximately 350 guests attended the event.
EVENT AT A GLANCE
What: “An Evening in the Garden of Eden,” benefiting Eden House
When: Wednesday, November 16
Where: Audubon Tea Room