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 MyHoodExchange.com. 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.