Providing food-love and employment to the culture-bearers of New Orleans.
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What is Feed the Second Line?

Can you imagine New Orleans without brass bands, Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs, and Mardi Gras Indians? These second line members are the culture bearers of our city, and with many at risk due to COVID-19, it's time we help them too.

How does it work?

Can you imagine New Orleans without brass bands, Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs, and Mardi Gras Indians? These second line members are the culture bearers of our city, and with many at risk due to COVID-19, it's time we help them too.
When you donate to us, we order meals from locally-owned restaurants allowing their businesses to remain *open*
We've partnered with the farmers market so that our elders can opt to receive a bounty of fresh vegetables and produce along with their meals
We hire community members to make groceries and coordinate with pick-up
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Send Food-Love to the second line

Keep New Orleans' local restaurants and farm-to-table networks open for business while supporting the people who make New Orleans great. Select a donation amount below to show your love for the musicians, Mardi Gras Indians, Social Aid & Pleasure Club members, artists, and other cultural figures throughout New Orleans.
Song Request
$5
Buy a CD
$10
Concert Ticket
$25
Festival Ticket
$50
Second Line Shoes
$75
Musician Gig Fee
$100
Parade Suit
$250
Brass Band
$500
Second Line Suit
$1,000
Parade Permit
$2,500
Big Chief
$10,000

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