By Morgan Lawrence
The Women’s Council of Realtors New Orleans Business Network (WCR) will host Viva Las NOLA, its signature, Vegas-themed charity fundraiser to benefit Eden House New Orleans, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at the Arbor Room in City Park, 30 Zachary Taylor Dr.
Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door and can be purchased online at www.wcr.org/chapter-sites/louisiana/new-orleans-metropolitan/
. Event goers will participate in the Parade of Prizes, a silent auction and costume contest, while enjoying music, food and an open bar. Local artists will also be on hand creating beautiful works of art that will be auctioned off to the highest bidders at the end of the evening.
Founded in 2011, Eden House is the first recovery home for adult female victims of human trafficking and commercial exploitation in the Greater New Orleans area. Its mission is to end human and sex trafficking one woman at a time by empowering women to transform their lives through the healing power of life in community, providing a safe home and coordinating recovery services. Since its establishment, it has housed more than 30 residents and assisted more than 120 women through direct outreach, advocacy, referrals, and phone consultations.