At right, employees of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center deliver nearly $1,500 worth of toys to the Ochsner Hospital for Children. The toys were purchased with personal contributions from employees. Pictured left to right: Bryan Tibbetts, A. J. McCorkle, Tonya Smith, Kelli Zohar-Davis, Nicole Newton, Shelley Bayer.
Santa’s elves brought plenty of smiles to small faces as they delivered a hefty sack of toys to Ochsner Hospital for Children.
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center employees contributed $1,486.00 via payroll donations to raise funds to buy toys for the young patients who are spending their Christmas in a hospital setting as they battle various illnesses.
Employees used their personal PTO hours to shop for toys at various local stores on Wednesday, December 21, then delivered the toys the following day, Thursday, December 22.
At left, SPICE Training Manager Kelli Zohar-Davis shops for toys for the young patients of Ochsner Hospital for Children.
The Convention Center’s staff chose the Ochsner Hospital for Children because of the hospital’s commitment to improving the quality of life for New Orleans children and their families.