The Beignet Fest Foundation’s Community Corner promotes our partners and events in the community that serve children with developmental differences. We’re also offering online resources for kids that may need help understanding COVID-19.


Adaptive Swim Lessons from the YMCA

At YMCA of Greater New Orleans locations in Metairie, Belle Chasse, Covington, Buras, and Suphur

Through a grant from the Beignet Fest Foundation, YMCA swim instructors will be trained in adaptive techniques becoming "Swim Whisperers" through the national accreditation organization, Swim Angelfish. Registration information is available in the LEARN MORE link below.

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2023 ASGNO Autism Fest

Saturday, April 22, 11AM-3PM, Westwego Farmer's Market, 484 Sala Ave, Westwego LA

The Festival is our major fundraiser to raise funds to be used for services, empowerment, education, and supporting Autistic individuals and their families by in the Greater New Orleans area. Autistic individuals of all ages and their families will have the opportunity to make connections with local businesses and nonprofits who provide services to the Autism community, while enjoying food, music, games, and performances in an inclusive environment.

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Grown Up Easter Egg Hunt Fundraiser for Whole Village Art Therapy

Saturday April 8, 11AM-2PM at Faubourg Brewery, 3501 Jourdan Rd. 70126

Tickets include a picture with the Easter Bunny, Games, and an Egg Hunt for Thousands of dollars in prizes! Adults Only. Tickets available by clicking Learn More

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Special Thanks to Our Beignet Buddies Partners

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