Hogs for the Cause renovates home for families at Children's hospital

September 29, 2018 - 1:43 pm

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Family members from out of town who have children in the hospital now have a place to stay on the Children's Hospital campus.
Hogs House officially opened Thursday.
It has 13 family suites that each have their own private bathroom. There's a common area with two family lounges and kitchen space so people can make meals.
 Hogs for the Cause is a top funding source for pediatric outreach services.
The organization hosts a two-day festival held every spring featuring a BBQ competition as well as a musical lineup.
The organization has been giving out grants for more than 10 years, including to Ochsner Hospital for Children and Children's Hospital in New Orleans.
A 1920's townhouse on the campus was renovated to turn it into a housing facility.

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