Son of a Saint 2023 Annual Gala
Son of a Saint hosted its 2023 Annual Gala on Friday, November 17th, at The Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans. Serving as a pivotal fundraising event for Son of A Saint, the sold-out soiree brought together supporters, patrons, and partners for an evening of inspiration and unity. The presenting sponsors, Latter & Blum and Ochsner Health, exemplified unwavering commitment by each contributing a record-breaking donation of $1 million, propelling Son of A Saint to new heights in their mission to positively impact the lives of fatherless boys.
The night began with the patron party, where guests immersed themselves in a lively atmosphere with libations, delectable bites, and a photo booth. Before the start of the main program, guests enjoyed welcome drinks where stilts walkers offered Whispering Angel Rosé. The main event featured dinner, a live and silent auction, and a heartfelt program, with speeches from influential figures like Pete November, the CEO of Ochsner Health, and Bob Merrick of Latter & Blum. Amidst the elegant setting, the highlight of the evening was hearing from the voices of Son of A Saint mentees, who shared reflections on their transformative experiences within the organization. Sonny Lee, CEO/Founder of Son of A Saint, delivered an inspiring address outlining the current state of Son of A Saint and revealing ambitious plans for expansion, leaving attendees with a profound sense of purpose and the collective strength of a supportive community. The after-party experience brought more celebration with dancing and entertainment. View more party pics here.
The details: Venue: Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans. Event Design: Wink Design & Events. Libations, Decor, Entertainment, Gifts & Patron Party: Moët Hennessy, Brown-Forman, Cajun Caviar, Urban South Brewery, Link Restaurant Group, Dear World, T-Ray The Violinist, DJ RQ Away. Production: Corporate Lighting & Audio. Video: 4thFLR. Graphic Design: Scout New Orleans. Media: The Scout Guide New Orleans.