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Teddy Bear Program

November 25, 2021 - December 31, 2021







Arnaud’s Restaurant To Launch Eighth Annual Teddy Bear Program Benefiting the New Orleans Police Department
Public Encouraged to Donate New Teddy Bears this Holiday Season


WHO: Arnaud’s Restaurant and New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation (NOPJF)

WHAT: 8th Annual Teddy Bear Program, benefiting the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), local community and those communities hardest hit by Hurricane Ida.

This holiday season, Arnaud’s Restaurant, in partnership with NOPJF, will host its eighth annual Teddy Bear Program. Since its inception in 2014, the program has raised nearly 7,000 teddy bears for police to hand out to children they encounter while on duty, experiencing trauma or distress.

WHEN: Collections will begin on Thanksgiving Day (November 25) through December 31

WHERE: Collection bins will be placed at Arnaud’s Restaurant, among other locations, and accessible during normal hours of operation, unless otherwise noted.

Arnaud’s Restaurant
813 Bienville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday – Saturday
10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Sunday Jazz Brunch
Holiday hours:
12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thanksgiving Day
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Dec. 10, 16, 17, 23, 31
12 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Dec. 24 (Closed Christmas Day)
5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Dec. 26, 31 (Closed New Year’s Day)

Louisiana Restaurant Association
2700 N Arnoult Road
Metairie, LA 70002
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

New Orleans & Company
2020 St. Charles Avenue (Lobby) New Orleans, LA 70130
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

For images from past Teddy Bear Program donations, click here.

CONTACT: Carrie Pavlick
DEVENEY, on behalf of Arnaud’s
(504) 949-3999, 209


About Arnaud’s

Located steps off Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter, Arnaud’s offers classic Creole cuisine and exemplary service in beautifully restored turn of the century dining rooms. Since its inception in 1918, Arnaud’s has remained true to its traditions and courtesies.

Offering live Dixieland Jazz in the Jazz Bistro, romantic dinners in the Main Dining Room, cocktails in the James Beard Award-winning French 75 Bar and an assortment of private dining rooms overlooking the historic French Quarter, Arnaud’s offers the quintessential New Orleans fine dining experience.

For more information, news and updates on Arnaud’s Restaurant, visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation (NOPJF)

Founded in 1995, NOPJF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the New Orleans Police Department by promoting excellence in policing, efficiency in criminal justice and positive community engagement in New Orleans.

Today, NOPJF works tirelessly on behalf of the New Orleans Police Department along with community groups, business leaders, criminal justice agencies and City officials to make New Orleans a safer place in which to live, work and visit. NOPJF is seeking supporters, like Arnaud’s, to join their partnership for a safer city. To learn more about NOPJF, visit



November 25, 2021
December 31, 2021


New Orleans, LA United States


New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation (NOPJF)