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Giving Events

Giving Events

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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 Centers’ 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.

The Gala

The Gala Goes is the Cancer Center’s signature fundraising event in Baton Rouge and Houma. Each year, “The Gala Goes” somewhere new. In 2021, in Baton Rouge, the Gala went Grease and in Houma, The Gala went to You! This unique fundraising event gives guests and supporters a fun opportunity to support the Cancer Center. Sponsorships are available.

For more information on The Gala in Baton Rouge, click here.

For more information on the Gala in Houma, click here.

Hillar C. Moore, Jr. Classic

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, over $2.8 million has been raised to support the Cancer Center. Sponsorship available.

For more information on the Hillar C. Moore, Jr. Classic, click here.

Geaux Pink

Geaux Pink is a signature fundraising program that encourages individuals, schools, restaurants, businesses, sports teams, etc. to join in the fight against cancer during October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 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 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.