Enriching Lives Locally and Globally
Locally & Globally
Advancing Human Potential
Formed by a respect for the dignity and worth of every human person and acting on the Judeo-Christian values of justice and mercy, Menard Family Foundation supports organizations which seek to enhance lives through medicine and medical research, education, music and the arts, direct service to the poor and under served, and by animal conservation and therapeutic programs. Through local and international grants, Menard Family Foundation offers opportunities and hope to people around the world in order to help them to reach their full human potential. Menard Family Foundation provides financial assistance to Roman Catholic and other faith based organizations including social service organizations, parishes, schools, retreat centers and retired religious.
On the crisp early morning of December 1, 2018, the Friends of the Animals Breakfast was held at the San Diego Zoo for the Circle of Friends and Heritage Guild members including Director Barbara Menard. Attendees gathered in the zoo party area where they visited with...
News & Events
On the evening of Saturday, October 16, 2021 a group of friends and donors to Fr. Joe’s Villages including Barbara Menard gathered at The U.S. Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and an update on the programs and happenings at Fr. Joe’s...
Ignatian Volunteer Corps San Diego, CA In September 1995, two Jesuit priests, Jim Conroy, S.J. and Charlie Costello, S.J., gathered a small group of retired men and women to form the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC), an organization that combines service to the poor...