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Pop Up Happy Hours

Posted June 15, 2014 12 Comments


Five Fridays. Five Nonprofit Organizations. One Hour.

Back for the third year, Pop Up Happy Hours were presented in partnership with 504ward, Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans, IBERIABank, Jones Walker, Teach for America, Urban League Young Professionals, Whitney Bank, and the Young Leadership Council.

This year’s Pop Up season began July 10 and ended August 7!

Sign up to receive updates each Friday morning on where we will Pop Up that day:

Where have we Popped Up before?


Stand for Children Louisiana, Bayou District Foundation, Neighborhoods Partnership Network, Youth Run NOLA, and the New Orleans Opera Association.


Advocacy Center, New Orleans Museum of Art, Edible Schoolyard, VFW Post 8973, Liberty’s Kitchen, and Junior Achievement.


Youth Empowerment ProjectGrow Dat Youth FarmAshé Cultural Arts Center, Sweet Home New Orleans, The LensJustice and Accountability Center of LouisianaUNITY of Greater New OrleansFamilies & Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated ChildrenPartnership for Youth Development, and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

Here’s to a Greater New Orleans!


Contact the page author Blathrae Gillin

12 comments on “Pop Up Happy Hours

  1. Kel Brown says:

    Super-duper awesome idea!

  2. curtis johnson says:

    Sounds fun

  3. Mary Jane Brandon says:

    My only comment was “great idea”

  4. Susan Bergeron says:

    What is the age range of the group that attends the pop up happy hour?

    1. Julia MacMullan says:

      Hi Susan –

      All are welcome but the typical age range is between 22 and 35. We hope you can Pop Up with us soon!

  5. Liz Taurman says:

    Any Pop Ups scheduled for the North Shore?

    1. Blathrae Gillin says:

      Hi Liz –
      There are not any Pop Ups scheduled for the North Shore for this year, but we hope that you can Pop Up with us anyway!

  6. Susan says:

    Loved them last year, can’t wait for this year!

  7. karin says:

    i’m an oldster (yikes, did i really say that?) and i’m popping up at some of these events. I like to know what’s happening in our community.

  8. Antonio says:

    Are these all happening in the same time frame (e.g., 5-630)? I’d like to mark my calendar.

    1. Blathrae Gillin says:

      They all take place from 5:30 – 6:30pm.

      1. Antonio says:

        Thanks so much

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