Benefits of Home Gala tickets on sale now

An evening of food and fun to benefit Cancer Center.


(Covington) Tickets are now available for the annual Benefits of Home Gala, a signature event benefiting Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. Presented by HUB International, the event is Thursday, Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. and hosted by Franco’s Health Club and Spa in Mandeville, 100 Bon Temps Roule.

The evening features award-winning cuisine from the Northshore’s top restaurants and caterers, open bar, dueling pianos, live and silent auctions and the 365 Wall of Giving, where guests can purchase a day of the year in honor of a loved one.

“Whether you purchase a ticket to attend, take home an auction item or purchase a day in honor of a loved one, you are investing in saving someone’s life,” said Alan Zaunbrecher, event chair and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center board member. “Funds raised through this event help provide the most advanced, comprehensive cancer care available to Northshore residents, close to home.”

Tickets for Benefits of Home are $150. In addition to enjoying the party, guests can also bid on one-of-a-kind live auction packages. A few featured items include:

  • Seven-day vacation in Mexico
  • Two-night fishing trip in Venice
  • Private, behind-the-scenes tour of the New Orleans Saints’ facilities
  • Private party at New Orleans Rock ‘N’ Bowl

Proceeds from Benefits of Home Gala will help transform cancer care on the Northshore by advancing prevention, research, survivorship, innovation, teamwork and patient assistance.

For more information about auction items or gala tickets, please visit or contact Leslie Landry at 985-276-6845 or

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital provides comprehensive cancer care services including chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery, as well as patient navigation, clinical trials and free cancer community screenings. The Cancer Center is nationally accredited with commendation and recognized for excellence in cancer care by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Not only do patients have access to these vital cancer services and high quality cancer care, but these services are readily available close to home