The town of Jean Lafitte will host a Community Day for the residents of Barataria, Crown Point, Jean Lafitte and Lafitte on March 12, 2022 from 9:00 am to noon. We will have a tree give-a-away, free non-perishable groceries, free legal services and a limited supply of free blankets.
COMMUNITY DAY INCLUDES:
The NolaTree Project will give away trees Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to noon across from Town Hall at the St. Anthony church hall. You will be able to choose your own 4 to 7 foot tree and get information on planting. Thank you to Verizon for sponsoring this event!
The Convoy of Hope will offer Pre-Bagged Non-Perishable Groceries – Each family will receive 2 bags.
Household Goods – Each family will receive 1 bag with items such as tupperware, etc.
Hot Meal – Bag containing cooked hot dog, chips, cookie and bottled water. The truck will be at Town Hall.
The Southeast Legal Services Team will be in Lafitte on March 12, from 9:00 am until noon at the St. Anthony’s Hall with free legal help for those needing FEMA, insurance or succession/ property ownership issues. If you need help now, call or apply online at 833.526.4800 or www.slls.org.
The District 8 S Lions in Coordination of New Orleans Filipino American Lions Club and New Orleans Central City Lions Club will be distributing 200 blankets. These are walk up distributions. We will be adding more resources so watch for more information and plan to stop by March 12.
List of the trees for the giveaway:
Gingko * Little Gem Magnolia * Japanese Magnolia * Sweet Bay Magnolia * Sweet Olive * Pecan * Weeping Willow * Mayhaw *Red Bud * Green Ash * Bald Cypress * Pond Cypress * Red Maple * Live Oak * Shumard Oak * Nuttall Oak * Italian Cypress * Leyland Cypress *5 colors and varieties of Crape Myrtle * Tulip Poplar * Bottle Brush * Vitex * Spruce Pine * Savannah Holly * Sycamore *