Southeast Louisiana Flood Relief

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Many families who were flooded just months ago are now fighting rising flood waters again. Our north shore region, especially Tangipahoa Parish, has been most impacted.  Family members, neighbors and friends have had to be rescued from their homes. They once again need our help and support.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana is now accepting flood relief items to assist those impacted by flooding in our region. Items are being accepted at the following locations: Southshore - 2515 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Northshore - 725 S Morrison Blvd. Hammond, LA 70403, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please note there is not a need for donations of clothing and furniture at this time. CLEANING SUPPLIES ARE OUR MOST PRESSING NEED.  Click here for a list of items we are accepting.

SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS: Donations may be shipped to our Northshore location:

United Way of Southeast Louisiana
Tangipahoa Regional Office
725 S Morrison Blvd.
Hammond, LA 70403

United Way supported programs with nonprofit Community Impact Partner Agencies can provide food, clothing, counseling and other services to make people whole during this tumultuous time. And long-term recovery and rebuilding takes time, money, and is more than just brick and mortar.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana President and CEO Michael Williamson says, "Mother Nature has once again shown us she is in charge.  Just several months ago our region was flooded and now they are hurting again.  Families who are still trying to rebuild are now at risk.  Our residents are resilient, but they need help to recover."

Citizens in need of services should dial 2-1-1. VIA LINK 2-1-1 is available 24/7. VIA LINK is a partner agency of United Way and provides information, referrals, training, and crisis intervention to people, organizations, and communities so they can help themselves and others.

HOW TO DONATE

To donate online, make a donation to directly impact flood relief you may go to the following site: click here.

To donate by check, please make it payable to United Way of Southeast Louisiana. Write Flood Relief in the memo line and mail to:

United Way of Southeast Louisiana
ATTN: Flood Relief
2515 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

About the Fund

United Way of Southeast Louisiana has set up a Flood Relief and Recovery Fund to accept donations to support short-term and long-term efforts to provide relief and recovery related to the August 2016 floods in our region. We understand that recovery is a long-term effort, and will make every effort to raise funds to continue to support local needs to help the nonprofits and community members most impacted.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana will distribute these funds in the following ways:

• Immediate response efforts

• Long-term recovery efforts

• Fill unmet needs

• Provide grants to our community partners and other nonprofit organizations providing direct services to assist with recovery

• Support other response and recovery efforts, as determined by United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Board of Directors, to support individuals and families affected by the flood