Giving Events

Events for the Community

Each year we are amazed at the organizations and individuals who come together in displays of generosity and joyous compassion to join the fight against cancer – from attending and sponsoring events to hosting their own event. Every dollar raised directly supports our patients and advances quality of care.

Below you will find details on Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s fundraising events. If you are looking for information on screening events, click here.

If you are looking for information on how to start your own fundraising event, click here.

Hillar C. Moore, Jr. Classic

Hillar Moore Golf

Hillar C. Moore, Jr. and other community leaders founded the Mary Bird Perkins Charity Golf Classic in 1990 in Baton Rouge. Over 30 years later, the golf tournament is thriving and because of community and sponsor support, millions of dollars have been raised to support the Cancer Center. Sponsorship available.

For more information, click here.

Geaux Pink

St. Matthes School 1

Geaux Pink, presented by Super Chevy Dealers, is a signature fundraising program that encourages individuals, schools, restaurants, businesses, sports teams, etc. to join in the fight against cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October (or anytime!) Funds raised stay local and support breast cancer patients, free breast cancer screenings, education programs and early detection initiatives.

You can participate in Geaux Pink to raise money for all Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Centers. To learn more, click here.

Geaux Yoga

Geaux YogaGeaux Yoga celebrates all the brave individuals affected by cancer in our community through a fun and relaxing yoga class and a morning of comradery. After the class, enjoy entertainment, food, drinks and free cancer screenings. Sponsorship available.

For more information on Geaux Yoga in Baton Rouge, click here.

For more information on Geaux Yoga in Hammond, click here.

The Gala

IMG 1146B scaled e1640804652465The Gala is the Cancer Center’s signature fundraising event in Houma. Each year, The Gala goes somewhere new. In 2019, The Gala went Gatsby and in 2021, The Gala went to You! This unique fundraising event gives guests and supporters a fun opportunity to support the Cancer Center.

Check back soon for more information on when and where The Gala will go in Houma in 2023.

Thank You To Our Community Champions For Your Generous Support!

Community Champions are organizations and foundations that primarily support Mary Bird Perkins by hosting an annual fundraising event raising $50,000 or more for the Cancer Center.