NEW ORLEANS – Following the completion of the 2014 Mardi Gras Table Auction, The Galatoire Foundation surpassed more than $1 million dollars raised since the inception of its now-famous holiday table auctions.

Annually, tables are auctioned off the Friday before Christmas and Mardi Gras. All proceeds collected have benefitted nearly two dozen New Orleans-area charitable organizations, from neighborhood rebuilding projects and crime prevention to youth programs and entrepreneurship efforts.

Recent Galatoire Foundation community partners have included, Café Reconcile, The Idea Village, Youth Empowerment Project, Operation Homefront, the Young Leadership Council, Raintree, Hermann-Grima Historic Houses, Crimestoppers, Dress for...

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WHAT: “Drive to a Million” Christmas Table Auction Benefitting Café Reconcile and The Idea Village

WHO: Galatoire Foundation

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Galatoire’s Restaurant

209 Bourbon St., Second Floor

New Orleans, LA 70130

In an effort to raise more than a million dollars during the Drive to a Million campaign, Galatoire’s will host the first of two annual table auctions, the Christmas auction, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to support this year’s beneficiaries, Galatoire Foundation, Café Reconcile and The Idea Village. Started in 2006, the Christmas and Mardi Gras auctions have raised more than $850,000 for lo...

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