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The People of Southern Louisiana Desperately Need Our Help!
When Sandy hit, people from all over the country came to our aid. We live part-time in New Orleans and were there the past two weeks. We just returned to Hoboken last night and felt that we need to get the word out up here. Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas are devastated. People have lost everything. They and their pets are in dire need. We can help!
I don’t know how show this photo album this other than to post a link to the source FaceBook page. These are some heartbreaking images. Click on the first photo for a link to the rest of the album.
Here is how you can help:
• Red Cross
- Accepting: Donations via telephone. Call 1-800-REDCROSS or text LAFLOODS to 90999 to donate $10
• Companion Animal Alliance, Baton Rouge’s city animal shelter
- Needs: Foster homes to house pets temporarily, large bath towels, paper towels, water and food for volunteers and staff. Donations can be made online to assist with these needs by going to the organization’s website,www.CAABR.org.
• NOLA Pay It Forward
- Accepting: Greater New Orleans Foundation collecting donations to aid neighboring parishes in early relief and rebuilding efforts. Access the site here.
• United Way of Southeast Louisiana
- Accepting: Donations online by going through the United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s website. Checks can also be mailed to: United Way of Southeast Louisiana, ATTN: Flood Relief, 2515 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
• Denham Springs Animal Shelter, which was devastated by the floods
- Accepting: Donations via a GoFundMe account, which PetCo is matching dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000. The shelter also has an Amazon Wish List. By making purchases on Amazon, needed items will be sent directly to the shelter.
• Tangi Humane Society, which is privately run and was devastated by the floods
- Accepting: Donations via a GoFundMe account. The society also has an Amazon Wish List. By making purchases on Amazon, needed items will be sent directly to the shelter.
• Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana
- Accepting: Donations, 100 percent of which will be turned over to teachers who have lost classroom materials in the floods. They can be made online through APEL’s website. Teachers can also apply for the financial aid through the same link.
• Assess the Need
- Accepting: Donations for Livingston Parish schools, 15 of which flooded. Donations can be made online by going to Assess the Need’s website. They can also be emailed to Assess the Need, PO Box 1802, Denham Springs, LA, 70727