Supply Drive

March 23, 2022

United Way opens supply drive for tornado survivors

NEW ORLEANS - United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) urgently needs public donations of supplies for the families impacted by the March 22 tornado.

Requested supplies include:

  • diapers,
  • formula,
  • bottles,
  • wipes,
  • soap,
  • shampoo,
  • conditioner,
  • deodorant,
  • razors,
  • feminine hygiene products
  • pre-made hygiene kits.

No clothing – new or used – or food will be accepted.

The public can drop off supplies at 2515 Canal St, New Orleans, Wednesday, March 23, through Friday, March 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

UWSELA also announced the opening of its Tornado Relief Fund – in partnership with WWL-TV Channel 4 – to support immediate relief and long-term recovery efforts for affected households.

Area residents may dial 211 to access up-to-date information and available recovery services from local partners and government agencies in their respective parishes. A toll-free call to 211 will connect individuals to a community resources specialist who will help pinpoint critical aid.

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About United Way of Southeast Louisiana For nearly 100 years, United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) has been a leader and trusted partner in improving lives and making a lasting difference. We fight to eradicate poverty by preparing people for quality jobs, growing incomes, and affording better health and education opportunities throughout Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes. We have a bold vision of equitable communities where all individuals are healthy, educated, and financially stable – and we have a plan. United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Blueprint for Prosperity guides all strategic investments in programs, initiatives, collaborations, volunteerism, and advocacy aimed at tackling poverty.