There’s no doubt that 2020 was a difficult year and COVID-19 has forever changed all of our lives. But the City of New Orleans has been able to persevere thanks to leaders, organizations and schools that responded to the challenges of 2020 in positive and impactful ways. On Thursday, January 28th, you have the chance to honor these incredible community leaders while enjoying music from local New Orleans musicians and giving back to local families in need.
Love Your City Award Gala
LifeCity is hosting the ninth edition of the Love Your City Award Gala on Thursday, January 28, 2021. This virtual music event will feature performances by local New Orleans artists including Iguanas, Blato Zlato, Margie Perez, YoungFellaz Brass Band, Ed Wise Trio and more. Ticket proceeds will go towards supporting local musicians, black-owned New Orleans restaurants and helping to feed local families in need.
“The Love Your City Awards is one of my favorite events every year. It is a big celebration of all the amazing work done in our community to make it safer, cleaner, more sustainable and equitable, and it inspires us all to do more together,” Marianne Cufonne, the Executive Director of Recirculating Farms said. This year’s theme is Rising Up Together. Get ready for an evening of honoring local community leaders, networking with professionals, celebrating social impact achievements and enjoying live music.
How to Get Gala Tickets
This year their goal is to feed 500+ families. How you can help? By purchasing a ticket and supporting our local New Orleans community. Ticket pricing is as follows:
Show Love: Access to the virtual event and you’ll be feeding one family in need for a week with fresh local groceries. Purchase an event Ticket today for $35.
Full Hearts: What’s better than dinner and a show? You get access to the virtual event like the Show Love ticket but you’ll be feeding two families for a week. You will also have dinner from a black-owned New Orleans restaurant delivered to you during the Awards Gala and a surprise impact gift. Purchase a Dinner Ticket today for $150.
VIP IMPACT: The top tier gets you access to the virtual event, dinner for two from a black-owned New Orleans restaurant delivered to you during the Awards Gala and a VIP Impact Gift. Your ticket purchase also feeds 3 families in need for a week with fresh local groceries. Purchase a VIP Ticket for $250.
Please note: All Dinner and Gift benefits can only be delivered within the Greater New Orleans Region.
About the Awards
Every year, New Orleans hosts a new edition of the Love Your City Awards Gala. On this day, New Orleans’ business and impact leaders converge for a glamorous academy awards-like evening honoring winners, providing networking opportunities, and enjoying live entertainment. Over the last eight years, over 122 awards have been presented to businesses and organizations for environmental and social impact achievements and to empower change-makers to take on the next steps in their sustainability missions.
New Orleans change makers and organizations will be recognized for leadership in the following categories: People’s Choice, Local Culture, Equity, Education, Energy, Housing, Food, Health, Resource Management, Best in Show, Transportation, and Stormwater Management.