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Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for Devon Walker

The event will offer great food from some of New Orleans’ finest restaurants and entertainment by local performers, with all proceeds going to the Devon Walker Fund. 

 devon walker
All funds raised at Thursday's benefit will go toward helping Devon Walker and his family. (Photo from Tulane athletics)


September 25, 2012

Carol Schlueter

Mardi Gras World of New Orleans, in partnership with a number of local businesses and supporters, is planning a fundraising event for injured Tulane University student Devon Walker from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thursday (Sept. 27). 

Walker fractured his spine while making a tackle during a football game two weeks ago.

A $20 minimum donation ($10 for students) is being requested at the door, and larger donations are encouraged. One hundred percent of the cash donations will go to the Devon Walker Fund and help defray Walker’s medical and other costs. More...



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