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YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo
YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP Photo

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WHEN: Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: 1600 block of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70113

WHAT: The Youth Empowerment Project's (YEP's) 2nd Annual Fundraiser, YEP Fest featuring Pedal for YEP, is an afternoon of fun, competitive pedicab races among sponsoring businesses, as well as a festival for all New Orleanians to enjoy local music, entertainment, food trucks and drinks!  

ENTERTAINMENT & SPECIAL APPEARANCES: BIG FREEDIA, SWEET CRUDE, WATER SEED, NEW CREATIONS BRASS BAND, KREWE OF THE ROLLING ELVI, CAMEL TOE LADY STEPPERS, HAHNVILLE HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND AND MORE!!

HOW IT WORKS: Our New Orleans community will come together for the races and generate support by sponsoring their favorite pedicab team online (www.yepfest.org).  Awards and prizes will be presented throughout the day, and we welcome participation from all ages.

BENEFITING YEP: Join us for the fun and support YEP’s work for our city’s most vulnerable children and young adults on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.  YEP is a vital resource for our city and one with a proven record of success. The organization provides FREE educational, mentoring, employment readiness and enrichment programming to young people between the ages of 7-24. (www.youthempowermentproject.org) 

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Fidelity Bank

Amount Raised:

$1,495

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IBERIABANK

Amount Raised:

$475

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Jefferson Financial

Amount Raised:

$1,012

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Merrill Lynch

Amount Raised:

$5,101

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Gambit

Amount Raised:

$505

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New Orleans Advocate

Amount Raised:

$500

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WWNO

Amount Raised:

$480

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WWL-TV

Amount Raised:

$100

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Barriere Construction

Amount Raised:

$50

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Felicity Property Co.

Amount Raised:

$0

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Landis Construction

Amount Raised:

$4,380

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Woodward - Frischhertz

Amount Raised:

$505

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Entergy

Amount Raised:

$570

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Standard Mortgage

Amount Raised:

$0

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Strong City

Amount Raised:

$1,054

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Link Stryjewski Foundation

Amount Raised:

$2,495