Miss Louisiana Teen Volunteer Hosts Charity Dinner for St. Jude's

Ava Martin, Miss Louisiana Teen Volunteer, is hosting a charity fundraiser dinner, "A Night in Italy," to raise $3,000 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The event will take place on June 1, 2024, at Geaux Fresh Bistro & Bakery in Baton Rouge.

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Miss Louisiana Teen Volunteer Hosts Charity Dinner for St. Jude's

Miss Louisiana Teen Volunteer Hosts Charity Dinner for St. Jude's

Ava Martin, Miss Louisiana Teen Volunteer, is organizing a charity fundraiser dinner, "A Night in Italy," to raise $3,000 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The event will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at 6:00 PM at Geaux Fresh Bistro & Bakery in Baton Rouge.

Why this matters: This charity event highlights the importance of community involvement in supporting critical medical research and treatment for children with catastrophic diseases. By raising funds for St. Jude's, Ava Martin and the Baton Rouge community are contributing to the advancement of cures and means of prevention for pediatric diseases.

Martin is hosting the fundraiser as part of the St. Jude's Leadership Society. The 5-course Italian culinary experience is inspired by her recent trip to Italy and promises "a whimsical and authentic taste of Italy." Tickets are priced at $85.00 per person, with all proceeds directly benefiting St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Due to limited seating, tickets must be purchased by May 24. Payment can be made via PayPal at avamartinfundraiser@gmail.com or Venmo at JODIE-WALLER-MARTIN. For more information or to purchase tickets, the community is invited to contact Jodie Martin at Geaux Fresh.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is a leading pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children's catastrophic diseases, particularly leukemia and other cancers. St. Jude's mission is to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. No child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

The "A Night in Italy" charity dinner aims to support the noble cause of St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Ava Martin and the Baton Rouge community will come together on June 1 to raise vital funds for the hospital's ongoing mission of treating and defeating childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Key Takeaways

  • Ava Martin hosts "A Night in Italy" charity dinner on June 1, 2024, at Geaux Fresh Bistro & Bakery.
  • The event aims to raise $3,000 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
  • Tickets are $85/person, with all proceeds benefiting St. Jude's.
  • Tickets must be purchased by May 24 due to limited seating.
  • The event supports St. Jude's mission to advance cures for pediatric diseases.