Ten entrepreneurs with ideas for improving health results for the city’s underserved residents will compete for $10,000 in startup funding at a pitch competition hosted May 25 by Propeller.

The business incubator, which focuses on ventures planning to tackle pressing issues facing New Orleans, is hosting its PitchNOLA: Living Well competition for the third year.

The semifinalists are:

  • Abita Fresh, an online farmers market with fresh local products.
  • Agrowtopia, which provides affordable organic produce to Gert Town residents and surrounding farm-to-table businesses.
  • Food Waste Warriors, a classroom program that encourages students to eat the healthiest options in the school lunchroom.
  • Garden on Mars, which empowers Lower 9th Ward residents through work growing fresh food and flowers.
  • Growing the Greenway, which advocates for and creates community gardens along the Lafitte Greenway.
  • High Level Hearing, which increases access to hearing health care for local residents.
  • Project Peaceful Warriors, which teaches yoga and other strategies to help students and educators cope with trauma and stay focused in the classroom.
  • Ride Well, which connects health systems, insurance and ride-sharing companies to provide patients with affordable transportation so they don’t miss appointments.
  • Sankofa, which works to improve access to healthy foods in insecure areas of New Orleans.
  • SnoBall, a magazine for New Orleans girls that’s designed to inform, inspire, engage and empower them.

The May 25 competition is set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 4035 Washington Ave. Tickets are free and open to the public. A suggested $5 donation will contribute to an audience favorite award.