Canadian National Railway Company, through its Miracle Match program, donated $300,000 this month to Ochsner Hospital for Children, matching the hospital's fundraising efforts for a combined $625,000 for its pediatric intensive care unit expansion. The company named Ochsner its sole beneficiary for its campaign to benefit children's hospitals in the U.S.
The Survey Research Center at the University of New Orleans (UNO) celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. Since 1986, the center has performed 85 survey research projects, including its New Orleans quality of life survey. New Orleans pollster and UNO Professor Edward Chervenak directs the center.
Bobby Jindal, with another match set to his endlessly burning bridge in Louisiana, spent more than $240,000 on groceries within 12 months preceding June 30, according to The Advocate. Though the gubernatorial gig comes with perks meant to free time for governing, spending more than $650 a day on groceries is offensive — especially from a governor who declined to renew welfare benefits for the state's most vulnerable population.