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The Paul & Elisabeth Merage Family Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, and human services, particularly for services for immigrants.


Established in 2002 in NV - Founded by Paul and Elisabeth Merage. Mr. Merage is an Iranian-American entrepreneur who co-founded Chef America Inc. (later sold to Nestle for $2.6 billion), a successful frozen foods distribution company which is well known for its invention of the microwaveable snacks Hot Pockets. He is Chairman of Falcon Investment Management, Stoneridge Capital Partners, and Silverpoint Investments.


The Paul & Elisabeth Merage Family Foundation

Family foundation




660 Newport Center Dr., Ste. 1300 Newport Beach, CA United States 92660-2007

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 9494745800