At the independent, non-profit, Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System, our goal is to serve as a conduit that enables the community to provide support to EBRPSS students through needed goods, resources, and services that go unmet by tax-payer and government funding.
Istrouma High School, Exxon-Mobil Baton Rouge Partnership
"They're Gonna Eat"
While cafeterias are closed at schools throughout East Baton Rouge Parish, many school kitchens have reopened and are striving to feed thousands of needy families marooned in their homes because of the coronavirus outbreak...
We cannot say a big enough thank you to our donors and door-openers. By either contributing supplies or arranging access to them during this time of COVID-19, these community partners are helping to keep our children fed during the “Grab-N-Go” initiative.
With the generous help of individuals, private organizations and corporations, the Foundation supports a variety of successful or promising programs on a competitive annual grant funding basis. Specifically, we target initiatives aimed at developing skills and knowledge in science, technology, engineering, art and math.
When bad things happen, how do we act individually, and how can we come together as a society? How can we be kind in times of darkness?
On Friday, March 13th, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Governor John Bel Edwards ordered that all public K-12 schools in Louisiana would be closed Monday, March 16th through Monday, April 13th.