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MEDIA ADVISORY: Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces GiveNOLA Day 2022 Media Opportunities

NEW ORLEANS – (May 2, 2022) On Tuesday, May 3, The Greater New Orleans Foundation will celebrate the 9th annual GiveNOLA Day by providing media availability for members of the media to attend in person at the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Center for Philanthropy. We invite media to stay at the Foundation throughout the day for live, hourly updates.
Hosted by Baptist Community Ministries (BCM) and powered by Entergy, GiveNOLA Day, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, is a one-day online giving event. For 24 hours, everyone who loves our region can support their favorite regional causes by donating to one or more of 950 participating nonprofit organizations. Last year's GiveNOLA Day raised over $8.1 million from over 67,000 donations across the world.
For more information about GiveNOLA Day, hosted by Baptist Community Ministries and powered by Entergy, visit, email or call (504) 598-4663. Connect with the Greater New Orleans Foundation on Facebook (@greaterneworleansfoundation), Twitter (@GNOFoundation), and Instagram (@GNOFoundation). You can also help out by sharing your GiveNOLA Day social media posts by using #GiveNOLAday.
GiveNOLA Day 2022 Media Opportunities:
Andy Kopplin, President & CEO, Greater New Orleans Foundation
Robert Bories, Board Chair Greater New Orleans Foundation
Baptist Community Ministries Representative
Entergy New Orleans Representative
Tandra LeMay, State Government Affairs Director, Verizon
Receive a GiveNOLA Day update from Greater New Orleans Foundation President & CEO, Andy Kopplin and Sponsors in front of the GiveNOLA Day donation tracker big board.
Greater New Orleans Foundation
Center for Philanthropy
919 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA



About the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF):
With roots extending nearly 100 years, the Greater New Orleans Foundation serves the 13 parish region of Southeast Louisiana including Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. Tammany, Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, Tangipahoa, and Washington. Over 900 nonprofits from the region participate in its annual online giving day, GiveNOLA Day, which has raised over $40 million for nonprofits in the last eight years. The Greater New Orleans Foundation has responded to every disaster since Hurricane Katrina, when it led the Unified Community Planning Effort and a $23 million affordable housing fund. The Foundation distributed nearly $7 million in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has distributed over $4 million in response to Hurricane Ida.
About Baptist Community Ministries (BCM):
Baptist Community Ministries (BCM) is a 26-year-old private foundation providing philanthropic services and promoting the health and well-being of our community members in the Greater New Orleans area. BCM partners with local nonprofits and other organizations in an effort to build a healthier community and has awarded over $220 million in grants since inception. In addition, BCM provides direct services through two operating divisions – Chaplaincy Services and Congregational Wellness. By doing so, BCM is able to extend its reach deeper into the community to help those in need. Learn more at
About Entergy New Orleans, LLC:
Entergy New Orleans, LLC is an electric and gas utility that serves Louisiana’s Orleans Parish. The company provides electricity to more than 200,000 customers and natural gas to more than 108,000 customers. Both companies are subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation.

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