Taste of New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (SEPTEMBER 21, 2012) – New Orleans Saints Safety Malcolm Jenkins will be joined by some of his New Orleans Saints teammates for a Taste of New Orleans beginning at 7p.m. on Monday, September 24th, at the Pavilion of Two Sisters in City Park. WDSU Anchor, Camille Whitworth will serve as the Taste of New OrleansMistress of Ceremonies (MC) that will feature exclusive food and wine pairings, one-of-kind auction items ranging from autographed authentic sports memorabilia and collectables, luxury vacation get-a-way packages, and a host of restaurant, beverage, food prizes. For tickets visit http://
The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation’s (TMJF) first fundraising effort, Taste of New Orleans, is designed to celebrate the regions best food, paired with the nation’s top wineries, all coordinated to raise awareness and funding support forTMJF R.E.W.A.R.D.S. programs.
New Orleans Saints Players Scheduled to Attend Taste of New Orleans:
Brian De La Puente
Dwight & Connie Fitch
Taste of New Orleans Participating Restaurants, Wineries and Sponsors
Wolfe'ʹs Gulf Coast Grill
Café Du Monde
Maple St Patisserie
St James Cheese
Law Offices of Morris Bart
Greater New Orleans Urban League
Entergy New Orleans
Red Stick Prosthetics
Spears Consulting Group
Project R.E.W.A.R.D.S. is dedicated to cultivating and creating service, education and character development
programs and initiatives for area youth and teens. The Greater New Orleans Urban League College Track
program is one of the R.E.W.A.R.D.S. program partners. In addition, the TMJF Taste of New Orleans
fundraiser will also help to support the recovery efforts of recreational play areas in St. Tammany and St. John
the Baptist parishes damaged by Hurricane Isaac.
ABOUT THE MALCOLM JENKINS FOUNDATION PROJECT R.E.W.A.R.D.S. (Reinforcing Education
with Activities, Recreation and Developmental Supports)
Founded in 2010, TMJF is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of youth, particularly in underserved
communities; by providing resources, innovative opportunities and experiences that will help youth develop
skills to succeed in life and become contributing members of the community.
TMJF has engaged and participated in several programs and activities in the Greater New Orleans area
through its R.E.W.A.R.D.S initiative. Program activity include, honoring and rewarding a Behrman
Elementary School student for citizenship, donating books to the Bethune Elementary School library, to its
more formal partnership with The Greater New Orleans Urban League – College Track Program.
TMJF and The Greater New Orleans Urban League partnership, actively engages students in grades 9 – 12. The
partnership is centered on a curriculum focusing on Self-‐‑Confidence, Health and Wellness, Strategic Thinking,
Leadership Development Skills & Mentoring. Students who successfully complete the Project R.E.W.A.R.D.S.
curriculum will be considered for scholarships. In May, TMJF awarded ten -‐‑ $1,000.00 scholarships to
graduating seniors of the Greater New Orleans Urban League College Track Program.
Project R.E.W.A.R.D.S. Scholarships are awarded annually to help deserving youth, in pursuit of higher
learning, with the financial assistance to attend an accredited college or university.