ESSENTIAL SERVICES DURING "SAFER AT HOME"
The health and safety of our at-risk community members are MBCERT's focus during this extended period of coronavirus restrictions and health advisements. Beach Cities' At-Risks include senior citizens, individuals with disabilities, and medically compromised persons - essentially anyone at an increased risk for contracting the coronavirus. The City's At-Risk Hotline and volunteers are here to support our at-risk neighbors through these historic times. Work with us, and together we can help flatten the curve.
Chefs for Seniors (Custom Meals)
Chefs for Seniors offers professionally prepared meals, personalized to accommodate dietary needs, that are chosen from a pre-selected menu. (Menu changes weekly.)
A professional chef is assigned to the customer. Dietary needs are discussed.
Customers have 2 delivery options:
Fully prepared meals delivered weekly (Recommended option during coronavirus.)
The chef prepares your week of meals in your kitchen. (Availability is subject to current county and city coronavirus guidelines and restrictions.)
$125 for 7-meals. (Other options available.)
Upon request, Chef can pick-up groceries while shopping to prepare your meals.
Questions or Ready to Order?
Chefs For Seniors: LA & South Bay
"MBCERT" Discount Code
$25 Off First Week & 10% Off Ongoing
M-F 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sa-Su 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
OTHER RESOURCES & PREPAREDNESS EDUCATION
"It takes a village," and the At-Risk Hotline has a network of resources to support your Safer-At-Home efforts, such as:
Dial-a-Ride transportation for local errands
MBCERT First Aid, CPR, and Disaster Preparedness Education, and more.
Call the At-Risk Hotline and let us try to connect you with someone who can help.
MASKS, CARDS, FLOWERS, & ACTS OF KINDNESS
MBCERT wishes you to remain free from the coronavirus during the present crisis. Wearing a mask outdoor and distancing are essential to protecting yourself.
Upon request, your assigned MBCERT volunteer will deliver a mask with your next grocery run or prescription pick-up, while supplies last.
Kindness Cards may be delivered too. These are heartfelt, handmade cards by community youth of the National Charity League. Each card contains a message of encouragement and positivity to brighten your day.
OTHER ESSENTIAL ERRANDS
MBCERT wants you to avoid crowds and enclosed public-spaces. Rather than risk your health, call your MBCERT volunteer and ask if they might help with other essential errands. Time permitting, MBCERT volunteers have been known to drop off UPS packages, assist with online orders for scarce items, and more. Clients are encouraged to work with their MBCERT volunteer.
Your MBCERT volunteer will call to follow-up and ask if you need any other assistance.
Many clients, especially those that live alone, enjoy a friendly conversation with their volunteer. In fact, these exchanges have grown several new friendships.
MBCERT volunteers are your neighbors. We are here to help.
GROCERY SHOPPING & PHARMACY PICK-UPS
Your assigned MBCERT volunteer will call you to get the shopping list or prescription information, and to arrange delivery and method of payment.
Masks and physical-distancing are required for both the volunteer and client.
Payment may be Cash, Check, Venmo, or Zelle, and paid upon delivery.
CERT volunteers do their utmost to complete errands as requested. However, Clients are kindly asked to be flexible if items are unavailable.
Clients may call their volunteer to ask for additional errands.
"Eat Local" Meal Delivery
Eat Local is a weekly meal-delivery service offered by Beach Cities Health District (BCHD). Both fully-prepared meals and meal-kits are offered.
Affordable and healthy meals are created by local eateries and caterers such as Good Stuff and Sky Chef, and range from $4.50 to $10.00 per meal.
Individuals may order up to a week of meals from a preselected menu. (Menu items change regularly. Call (310)374-3426 (Extention 256):
Make orders no later than each Wednesday by 5:00pm.
Fresh-made meals or meal-kits are delivered the following Monday or Tuesday.
Pay for your meals when your delivery-volunteer arrives with your order.
Questions or Ready to Order?
(310) 374-3426 x256