You Can Help: Hurricane Ida Recovery and Relief
Hurricane Ida devastated the Gulf Coast Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years to the day that Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi and Louisiana coast. We know that clean up and rebuilding have only just begun.
A financial donation is generally the best option because it can be readily directed as needs change. This recovery will be long and sustained support needs are anticipated. Before donating, do your research.
Where to Donate
These organizations are helping people with food, shelter, medicine, cleaning and building supplies and P.P.E. All of the following are established 501 c3 nonprofit organizations. If you know of a reputable organization that could be added to this list, please let us know.
Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana It is collecting donations to be distributed to local organizations for immediate relief and in the future will provide grants for long-term rebuilding efforts.
United Way of Southwest Louisiana Collected funds will immediate and long-term disaster relief, filling unmet needs and providing grants to other nonprofits and partner organizations providing direct response services. Donate here.
American Red Cross donate here.
Americares This global non-profit organization focuses on health and development that respond to individuals affected by poverty, disaster, or crisis. The organization addresses poverty, disasters, or crises. Donate here.