Mardi Gras Raises $140,000 for Methodist Hospital

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First published in the June 16 print issue of the Pasadena Outlook.

The Methodist Hospital Foundation’s 27th annual Mardi Gras Food Fest celebration was back in person on May 17 at Sirona’s restaurant in Santa Anita Park with the event raising $140,000 to support advanced technology and innovative treatments at the hospital.
“Thanks to philanthropy generated at events like Mardi Gras as well as donations from throughout the community, the hospital is able to acquire needed equipment to push our services forward and expand the services we provide,” said Dr. Elias Tarakji, who was celebrated as the King of Mardi Gras. Event co-chairs Dr. Dino Clarizio, his wife, Hope, and daughterm Jenna, were recognized at the event for their hard work along with the members of the Mardi Gras committee.
To learn more, visit mardigrasfoodfest.org.