A portion of profits from selected products by Repax Bags (www.repaxbags.com) will be donated to charity. Proceeds from the sale of Confetti Pink bags go to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation, while the purchase of Mango Orange bags supports the American Red Cross. In addition, the sale of Lagoon Blue bags aids the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) in its fight against the oil spill crisis. Repax Bags are available at stores citywide, including The Plant Gallery, Canseco's, The Brass Monkey and Langenstein's.
Covenant House New Orleans has launched the Marketplace at Armstrong Park. The market is on the corner of Rampart and St. Peter streets every Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., with vendors selling prepared meals, seafood, produce and handcrafted items.
On Tuesday, July 13 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Raising Cane's (citywide; www.raisingcanes.com) is donating 15 percent of all dinner sales to Dag's House (5316 August Ave., Marrero, 218-7271; www.dagshouse.com), a boarding and fitness facility that provides services such as canine massage and acupuncture, swimming and fitness programs to special needs dogs and canines recovering from surgery.