Gulf Coastal Pastoral Appeal

Maritime Pastoral Institute (MPI) is a faith based charity extending pastoral care to mariners working inland and offshore, and their families, like this young family whose wife and mother recently died while the father was offshore. Things are tough and times are hard along the Gulf Coast, with massive layoffs and furloughs offshore and historically low prices for seafood harvested by fishermen. As such MPI's resources are stretched to the breaking point, and we need your help. No gift is too large or too small!

MPI is recognized by the IRS as a tax exempt charity within the meaning of § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code so that all gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. A copy of our IRS letter is available upon request, and tax receipts for all gifts will be dispatched uponrequest.
  • Pacific Drilling Koury 
    • $1,500 
    • 16 mos
  • Karen Gay 
    • $100 
    • 17 mos
  • Jamie Andrepont 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Billye Newton Peterson Putnam 
    • $25 
    • 18 mos
  • Katherine Gay 
    • $75 
    • 18 mos
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Organizer

Winston Rice 
Organizer
Covington, LA
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