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Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana Hosts a Free Family Movie Night Sept. 8th

A free family-friendly way to celebrate back-to-school

NEW ORLEANS — On Friday, Sept. 8, local families can head over to Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana (RMHC-SLA) at 210 State St. for a free Family Movie Night from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Guests will have the option of viewing two different films, The Little Mermaid (2023) and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023). In addition to the movies, there will be movie-themed trivia beginning at 6:30 p.m. with the feature films starting promptly at 7 p.m. Guests can make it a dinner and a movie kind of night with complimentary pizza provided by Reginelli’s. Complimentary concessions, generously donated by the Kiwanis Club of New Orleans, will also be available onsite.

“Our beautiful, spacious new location offers our community a place to come together and celebrate the beginning of the school year in a safe family-friendly space,” said Grace McIntosh, executive director of RMHC-SLA. “We’re thrilled that we can now offer New Orleans’ friends and families space to gather and enjoy fellowship together in this way.”

This event is free and open to the public, please RSVP HERE to guarantee a seat.

Eventgoers are encouraged to wear their best mermaid and web-slinger attire, as prizes will be awarded to the best dressed.

Since RMHC-SLA’s founding in December 1983, they have served more than 20,000 families from Greater New Orleans and across the country. With the help of the local community, they help ease the financial and emotional burdens families face as they access critical care for their children. They are that home-away-from-home, offering free accommodations, volunteer-provided meals, transportation when needed, a food pantry and a support system like no other.

To learn more about Family Movie Night, visit rmhc-sla.org/event/family-movie-night.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana: Since 1983, RMHC-SLA has partnered with our local children’s health care providers to keep families together and near the medical care their ill or injured children need. Through the generosity of our donors and volunteers, RMHC-SLA continues to focus on families’ needs as they face the medical uncertainty and financial stress of caring for their children. 

Today, RMHC-SLA serves critically ill children through our Ronald McDonald House® located in New Orleans on the campus of Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald Family Room® in Lafayette at Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital, and Ronald McDonald Hospitality Carts. Through these programs we help provide housing, meals, community, and psychosocial support to families with children at local hospitals across Louisiana, the Gulf South Region and around the world. 

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