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At Sofia NOLA , we aim to provide customers with an authentic, quality Italian cuisine in a family style setting. Since the initial onset of  COVID19, we've provided hundreds of takeout meals to restaurant industry workers and our community. Now, we're on to something even bigger:

Sofia Serves is an initiative from Sofia NOLA to help support Doctors, Nurses, and frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19. Our goal is to provide meals free of charge for those medical professionals serving the New Orleans Community.

It’s in our DNA as New Orleanians to be together, that is why this current crisis has hit us especially hard since ‘doing our part’ means staying home. However, there are essential workers on the front lines fighting this pandemic relentlessly,  and need our help.

With the  hospitality and tourism industries completely shut down, small business owners are all looking for ways to stay creative and generate new business, all while keeping people employed.  Sofia NOLA is looking at this as an opportunity to both serve those in need as well as provide jobs for our employees.

Our aim is to provide meals to as many hospital workers in the NOLA area as possible. We're providing small donations to individual departments at hospitals, but with your support it will allow us to ramp our efforts.

We understand that times are tight right now and are asking for any type of donation - big or small to help support our mission.  100% of the funds we raise will go towards meal supplies and ingredients, prep (including personnel time), and delivery to frontline workers. The more money we raise, the more meals we can provide for these heroes.

We cannot begin to thank you for your donation and appreciate your support.

Let's serve those that are healing us!

Where we've been so far...

a refrigerator filled with food

April 2nd - Ochsner Health Center Emergency Room Staff

April 7th - Ochsner Health Center Labor and Delivery

April 8th - University Medical Center Behavioral Health Center & Hospital Security

April 10th - Tulane Medical Center Emergency Room

April 15th - University Medical Center Residency Program

April 16th - New Orleans EMS

April 17th - Ochsner Kenner Emergency Room and ICU

April 22nd - Touro Infirmary Pharmacy Department 

April 23rd - New Orleans EMS

April 24th - West Jefferson Laboratory

April 28th - Ochsner Baptist Environmental Services Department

April 30th - New Orleans EMS

May 5th - Ochsner Baptist NICU, Labor & Delivery Departments

May 7th - New Orleans EMS

a tray of food

April 5th - Ochsner Health Center Respiratory Unit

April 7th - Ochsner Baptist Emergency Room Staff

April 9th - Children's Hospital Intensive Care Unit

April 9th - Ochsner Health Center Surgical Unit

April 14th - Ochsner Baptist Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

April 15th - University Medical Center Emergency Room

April 16th - Ochsner Baptist Nursing Unit

April 21th - Ochsner Baptist Laboratory Testing

April 22nd - University Medical Center Death Cafe

April 23rd - Ochsner Baptist ICU Department

April 29 - University Medical Center Overnight Residents

April 30th - Ochsner Baptist Overnight ER Staff

May 6th - University Medical Center Infectious Disease Center