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The Family Foundation Presents the Salute to Service Victory Ball at National WWII Museum

September 26th, 2022 by

The 2021 Victory Ball was a lavish reception featuring cocktails and culinary creations, live music, entertainment, and dancing, as well as unlimited access to the National WWII Museum’s pavilions and exhibit galleries throughout the evening. Such an amazing night! November 15, 2021  

Raising Awareness about Pancreatic Cancer

September 26th, 2022 by

“Pancreatic Cancer is such a terrible disease to watch anyone suffer through, as I did, with my dear husband, Ray. Early detection would have made a world of a difference to him and so many others who succumbed to it and lost their battles with cancer. By bringing awareness, I hope to spare other families…

Jessica Brandt Donates Two More Dream Cars for 2022 St. Jude Dream Home Fundraiser

October 28th, 2021 by

“Dream until your dreams come true.” It’s time to dream big once again! For the 2nd year in a row, the Ray Brandt Auto Group and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will come together. Yesterday, October 27, 2021, Ray Brandt Auto Group CEO, Jessica Brandt, and COO, Todd Dempster, participated in the official 2022 New…

Ray Brandt Auto Group Donates $50,000 to Children’s Hospital New Orleans

July 2nd, 2021 by

Children’s Hospital New Orleans is a not-for-profit medical center offering healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years. For more than 60 years, they’ve delivered expert pediatric healthcare, as the first and largest free-standing children’s Hospital in Louisiana. They provide unmatched pediatric expertise with a vision to change the face of pediatric healthcare for…

Jessica Brandt Donates Dream Car for St. Jude Dream Home Fundraiser

June 18th, 2021 by

The St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway is one of the largest single-event fundraisers for St. Jude nationwide. The Dream Home project has raised more than $460 million dollars since its inception. Every ticket sold benefits the children at St. Jude Children’s Hospital and supports their mission: “Finding cures. Saving Children.” This support means families never…

Ray & Jessica Brandt Family Foundation helps St. Michael Special School Raise over $100,000

May 21st, 2021 by

We can all agree that 2020 was rough in many ways; there was the good, the bad, and the ugly. With so much craziness and uncertainty in the world these days, let’s choose to focus on the good. On May 10, 2021, the winner of the annual St. Michael Special School Car Raffle received the…

Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation Supports Archbishop Chapelle’s Emerald Gala

March 31st, 2021 by

Archbishop Chapelle High School gymnasium was beautifully adorned in the school’s colors, green and white, on March 27, 2021, to raise funds and celebrate at its annual Emerald Gala.   The Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation continued its tradition of supporting the Emerald Gala by serving as presenting sponsor for the 6th year in…

Jessica Brandt Joins the LCMC Children’s Hospital New Orleans Board of Trustees

January 22nd, 2021 by

New Orleans, LA:  Jessica Brandt, CEO of the Ray Brandt Auto Group and President of the Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation, has been selected to join the LCMC Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees. Brandt was welcomed onto the board by Dr. Stephen Hales, MD, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the LCMC Children’s…

Tips for Enduring Winter in the South

January 19th, 2021 by

Love it or hate it – winter is here! Let’s get you and your vehicle prepared for those colder days.   Check Your Battery While you may enjoy the cold, your car’s battery does not. Why? Car batteries rely on chemical reactions to work, and low temperatures slow or stop those reactions, reducing your battery’s ability to…

The Power of Doing Good

January 15th, 2021 by

We can all agree that 2020 was rough in many ways; there was the good, the bad, and the ugly. With so much craziness and uncertainty in the world these days, it’s important to focus on doing more good.   Learn. Grow. Belong.   St. Michael Special School’s (SMSS) motto is Learn. Grow. Belong. SMSS aims to provide an environment…

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