Recipient Benefits

The Asclepius organization will conduct a nationwide search for one exceptional male and female. These two remarkable individuals will represent Asclepius as King and Queen for the year.  The recommendations will be sent in by physicians and other healthcare providers that can ensure us the nominee is healthy enough for travel to New Orleans, LA. and why they deserve the special honor.  A review committee will then choose our King and Queen of Asclepius from the list of nominees. 

Recipients Benefits include:

  • ONE WEEK MARDI GRAS EXPERIENCE IN NEW ORLEANS, LA

  • Round trip airfare for entire family plus an additional caregiver

  • Transportation to and from airports at home and arrival to New Orleans

  • Hotel accommodations in heart of downtown New Orleans 

  • View parades from reviewing stands on St. Charles Avenue in downtown New Orleans

  • Parents will attend at least one Mardi Gras ball

  • Father receives tuxedo to wear to ball (Asclepius will accommodate the needs of same sex parents)

  • Mother receives a ball gown of her choice to attend ball (Asclepius will accommodate the needs of same sex parents)

  • Mother receives hair and make up services on day of ball (Asclepius will accommodate the needs of same sex parents)

  • King and Queen will receive a crown upon arrival to New Orleans when greeted at airport

  • Meals will be provided to the family although alcoholic beverages are not included by the Asclepius organization

  • Tour of seeing the making of Mardi Gras in action

  • Many more exciting family orientated events

  • FAMILY FUN AND ENJOYMENT

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This is why we need the support to bring these children to New Orleans for Mardi Gras