RMHC-SLA 20th Annual Golf Classic brings needed funds to help families during COVID-19


Ronald McDonald House Charities® of South Louisiana reports record breaking proceeds from its 20th Annual Golf Classic held October 26 at Bayou Oaks in City Park.  We raised  over 50 percent more than last year thanks to our generous sponsors, players, and supporters.  Children’s Hospital New Orleans was the presenting sponsor for the fourth consecutive year.

This year’s event featured a silent and live auction and celebrity host, Ronnie Lamarque.

“Our community continues to rally around children and families in need,” said Grace McIntosh, Executive Director of RMHC-SLA. “Despite the challenges of this last year, the success of this event is a real testament to how we come together to help one another,“

Other sponsors for the event included The Goodenough Family, Gulf Coast Bank, Martin Brower, Patel McDonald’s, Valluzzo Companies, Whitman Family Foundation, Team Lamarque Automotive Complex, Carrigee Moore Levy & Flynn LLP, McDonald’s Dallas Field Office, Ecolab, MacLaff, Inc., Blaze Couriers, Cheryl and Ray Egan, Alvendia Kelly & Demarest Law Firm, Bowling Law Firm, Coca Cola, Didriksen Saucier & Woods, Douglas Cook Enterprises, Langan, Miller Management McDonald’s, Safelite, Southwest Airlines, Storyville Productions, Valero, Welbilt, H & K International, Mission Foods, Donahue Favret, Fat Boy’s Pizza, Lamar Advertising, Sazerac, and Port Orleans Brewing Company.

Ronald McDonald House New Orleans is a ‘home away from home’ to out-of-town families of seriously ill or injured children needing medical treatment in the New Orleans area with free accommodations, meals, transportation, and support.  During the pandemic, RMHC-SLA launched a “Comforts of Home” program to assist families of pediatric families at local hospitals needing some extra assistance.  For more information or to donate, please visit the charity website at or call 504-486-6668.