NEW ORLEANS (press release) – My Hood Exchange (MHE), the first local online marketplace, teams up with DJ RQ Away and his #Awayteam to celebrate local Black-owned businesses, while collecting toys for the community’s children in need.

Shop local vendors for unique art, décor, food and gifts, all available on Sign up to join MHE as a vendor, buyer or delivery driver to make extra money in these uncertain times. Learn more about this new one-stop shop that’s designed to build self-sufficient communities and provide economic support for New Orleans neighborhoods. Drop off toy donations for distribution to local families. Enjoy bites from a locally-owned food truck, drinks from Culture Park, live music from DJ RQ Away and fun giveaways.


WHY: Recent events highlight the importance of having quick, affordable, and easy ways to shop local goods. MHE and #Awayteam gather the top MHE vendors to bring the online experience offline and encourage small business shopping.

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 12, from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Culture Park 3000 Franklin Ave., New Orleans

WHO: DJ RQ Away and MHE Co-founders Courtney Ordone, Koby Sackey will all be available for interviews and photo opportunities.