Various agencies, including St. Charles Community Health Center and the St. John Parish Department of Health and Human Services, were on hand with medical information, and various medical professional were present to perform blood pressure, glucose and vision screenings. Marathon in Garyville and St. Charles Community Health Center helped provide the school supplies.
“This was certainly more than just a school supply giveaway,” said Eliza Eugene, who’s Blessed to Be a Blessing Organization was on hand with information about tutoring. “We are all here helping out a community in need. Neighbors and friends are gathering in a positive environment.”