The Meraux Foundation is monitoring the rapidly evolving situation to identify the critical needs so that its funds have the greatest impact. It is not accepting proposals or solicitations for grants.
Below is information on those organizations and other resources available to St. Bernard Parish residents.
This page will be updated regularly.
St. Bernard Parish Public Schools is serving meals, drive-through style, at all seven elementary schools, St. Bernard Middle and AJ Middle School, and the Chalmette High School 9th Grade Academy. Meals will continue to be served weekdays from 11:00 – 1:00. As the situation evolves, adjustments might need to be made – please check the schools’ Facebook pages and websites frequently for more information. (Current as of March 19, 2020)
Community Center of St. Bernard, a Meraux Foundation Response Grantee and partner food pantry of Second Harvest, is providing food to locals in need. To apply, provide a valid ID or driver’s license, proof of residency, and proof of income. Individuals without income can apply. (6800 Patricia St – Arabi, Louisiana 70032 – (504) 518-5968 – firstname.lastname@example.org)