Angus Cooper, Founder and Co-Chair Kara Van de Carr and Co-Chair Daryl Byrd


The sixth annual fundraiser for Eden House supported direct recovery services for victims of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation, the expansion of Eden House’s residential capacity and the education of adolescents in the greater New Orleans region on how to recognize and prevent sex trafficking.

“An Evening in the Garden of Eden 2017” took place in the Audubon Tea Room, decorated with flowers arranged by Eden House residents. The Greg Agid Quartet played before the event, Marcella Ratcliff performed during the event and a film by David Rae Morris was shown.

Kara Van de Carr and Daryl Byrd served as Event Chairs. The Honorable Judge Candice Bates-Anderson and Camille Whitworth were the keynote speakers. Additionally, an Eden House resident provided inspirational remarks.

Pelts, Kirkhart & Associates was honored for their many contributions to Eden House. They received a beautiful award made by Juli Juneau.



Event at a Glance

What: “An Evening in the Garden of Eden 2017,” benefiting Eden House
When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Where: Audubon Tea Room