How To Help Over 100,000 People And Pets Affected By Louisiana Floods

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If you are looking for ways to help the hundreds of thousands of people and their pets who have lost their homes, and have been displaced with little to no food and water in Louisiana. Here is a list of organizations online, and around New Orleans, and Baton Rouge, where you can make your donation count.

Ways to help pets: Click Here.

 If you are from another state and would like to help, here is a list of items needed: Click Here.

Volunteer Louisiana is another source for people looking to volunteer or donate funds to the victims of the Louisiana floods. 

WHERE TO DONATE:

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

United Way of Acadiana

Capital Area United Way

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

Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana

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

Catholic Charities

  • Accepting: Donations to aid families in immediate and longterm needs. Accepting donations online.

Save the Children’s Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Fund

  • Accepting: Donations to help protect children and support immediate needs of families affected by flooding. They can be sent online.

Baton Rouge Area Foundation

232-HELP

  • Accepting: Donations to help purchase emergency medications, medical equipment, appliances and transportation for flood victims in 10 parishes across Acadiana. Donations can be made online.

Foundation for Louisiana

SBP

  • Accepting: Donations to assist in cleaning, gutting and rebuilding homes for those affected by the floods. They can be made online. 

Lighthouse Louisiana

  • Accepting: Donations to clean up its Baton Rouge facility and repair and replace damaged items. They can be made online. 

Northshore Weather Relief Fund

  • Accepting: Donations to help those affected in Tangipahoa, Washington, St. Helena and Tammany parishes. They can be made online.

Foundation EBR

IN-PERSON DONATION DROP-OFFS: NEW ORLEANS, METAIRIE and KENNER

Second Harvest Food Bank

  • Accepting: Nonperishable food items such as canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned meat, soups, stews, beans, chili, peanut butter, pasta, rice, breakfast cereal and shelf-stable milk. Cleaning supplies such as bleach, disinfectants, sponges, gloves, trash bags and scrub brushes.

  • Where to donate: Second Harvest Food Bank at 700 Edwards Ave., Elmwood

  • When: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

  • Other businesses accepting food bank donations for Second Harvest: All Rouses Market locations and all Fidelity Bank locations.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana

  • Accepting: Buckets, bleach, cleaning detergent, mops, Shockwave for mold, mops, brooms, paper towels, large garbage bags, rubber gloves, masks, scrub brushes, scouring pads, sponges, air freshener, toiletries, hand sanitizer, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, hand soap, adult diapers, disposable razors, shaving cream, toilet paper, diapers for babies, baby wipes, baby food, baby formula, sippy cups and bottles, pet cages, kennels, leashes, collars, pet food, cat litter, bottled water, nonperishable food items and school supplies

  • Where to donate: Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2515 Canal St., New Orleans, or weekdays from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at 411 West Coleman Ave., Hammond

    Zeus’ Rescues, which is hosting more than 60 animals that have been evacuated from flooded areas.

  • Accepting: Cat carriers, clay littler, square litter boxes, canned cat  and kitten food.

  • Where to donate: 4601 Freret Street

  • When: Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Various New Orleans businesses

  • Accepting: Blankets, bedding, feminine hygiene products, diapers, baby wipes, cleaning supplies, pet food, pet crates and pet bedding.

  • Where to donate:

    • Church Alley Coffee Shop & The Good Shop, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. 

    • Dashing Bicycles, 1234 N. Broad St.

    • Balance Yoga, 120 S. Cortez St.

    • Solo Espresso, 1301 Poland Ave.

    • Dirty Coast, 5631 Magazine St. and 2121 Chartres St. 

    • Dancing Grounds, 3705 St. Claude Ave.

    • Rouler, 601 Baronne St. 

    • The Stacks, inside the Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St.

    • Buff Beauty Bar, 720 Carondelet St. 

    • Electric Expressions, 2317 Veterans Memorial Blvd., #3

  • When: Business hours until noon Thursday (Aug. 18)

New Orleans Restaurants:

  • Accepting: Bulk food items and water to help feed volunteers and those in the shelter at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. Also accepting clothing and shoes in various sizes, feminine hygiene products, baby wipes, toiletries, diapers, garbage bags, coloring books and children’s toys. The group is also working with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.

  • Where to donate:

    • Langlois, 1710 Pauger St. 

    • Sylvain, 626 Chartres St. 

    • Meauxbar, 942 N. Rampart St.

    • Barrel Proof, 1201 Magazine St. 

    • Cavan, 3607 Magazine St. 

  • When: Business hours

Junior League of New Orleans

  • Accepting: Diapers in all sizes, feminine hygiene products and gift cards in $20 amounts for Target and Wal-Mart

  • Where: Junior League of New Orleans Headquarters, 4319 Carondelet St.

  • When: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Caroline Fayard for US Senate New Orleans Office

  • Accepting: Nonperishable food items, blankets, bedding, feminine hygiene products, diapers, formula, baby food, baby wipes, cleaning supplies and pet food

  • Where to donate: 4327 Canal St.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday

Crescent City Farmers Market

  • Accepting: Canned food, water, cleaning supplies and toiletries.

  • Where to donate:

    • All week at the main office at 200 Broadway St.

    • Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Uptown Square, 200 Broadway St.

    • Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the American Can Building, 3700 Orleans Ave.

    • Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at Reily Foods, 700 Magazine St.

Magnolia Physical Therapy

  • Accepting: Nonperishable food items, toiletries and household cleaning supplies

  • Where: 5606 Jefferson Highway, Harahan; 2372 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans; and 2525 Jena St., New Orleans

Jefferson Parish Parent

  • Accepting: Books, new toys, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, phone chargers, craft and school supplies, baby formula, diapers, baby wipes and unopened bottles of OTC medicines like aspirin and cough syrup. Not accepting clothing donations.

    • First Look Ultrasound, 4621 W. Napoleon Ave., Ste. 205, Metairie

    • Flavors Snowballs and Ice Cream, 500 Vintage Dr., Kenner

    • Monogram Express, 2109 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie

    • Laser Tag of Metairie, 6801 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie

    • Elmwood Self Storage, 1004 S. Clearview Parkway, Elmwood

    • 1st Source Servall, 400 Lapalco Blvd., Suite A, Gretna

    • Phil’s Grill, 3020 Severn Ave., Metairie

    • Jefferson Auto Service, 901 Shrewsbury Road, New Orleans

    • Dance Innovation, 7343 Jefferson Highway, Harahan

    • Atonement Lutheran Church, 6500 Riverside Drive, Metairie

    • Kindred Studios, 5228 Magazine St., New Orleans

    • 5 Minute Oil Change, multiple locations across New Orleans metropolitan area

The Social Club Barbershop

  • Accepting: Water, pet supplies, nonperishable food, diapers and other baby items, clothing in various sizes, blankets, toys, toiletries, cleaning supplies and household items not including furniture.

  • Where: 3515 Melvil Dewey Drive, #104, Metairie

Ray’s on the Avenue

  • Accepting: Disposable cameras, sunscreen, toiletries, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies and baby items.

  • Where to donate: 1139 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans

  • When: Daily from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Chalmette Movies

  • Accepting: Clothing in all sizes

  • Where to donate: 8700 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette

  • When: Daily, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cafe Reconcile

  • Accepting: Cooked meals, which they are delivering three times per week for two weeks to Baton Rouge. Deliver meals in disposable containers. Suggested dishes are chicken, beef, fish, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, rice, gumbo, green beans, mixed vegetables, corn, red beans, black eyed peas, bread and cookies.

  • Where: 1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans

  • When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 26. Drop off items between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Crescent City Clouds

  • Accepting: Dry goods, nonperishable foods, water, towels, new packages of socks and underwear.

  • Where: 4344 Earhart Blvd. Ste. C, New Orleans

  • When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday through Friday and noon to 6 p.m. on Saturdays

New Orleans Harley-Davidson

  • Accepting: Nonperishable items, canned foods, clothing in bags or boxed and other basic needs items. They will be donated to the Red Cross.

  • Where: 6015 Airline Drive, Metairie

  • When: Business hours through Aug. 31

Little Pnuts Toy Shoppe

  • Accepting: Children’s items including books, clothing, toys, arts and crafts supplies, coloring books and school supplies.

  • Where: 209 Harrison Ave., Suite C, New Orleans

  • When: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays

Mignon Faget

  • Accepting: Canned goods, water, nonperishable food items

  • Where: 3301 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie; 3801 Magazine St., New Orleans; 7350 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge

  • When: Business hours through Aug. 31.

Alarm Protection Services

  • Accepting: Books, pillows, diapers, baby wipes, new toys, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, phone chargers, formula, craft supplies for kids and school supplies.

  • Where: 4440 Trenton St., Metairie

  • When: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Realty Point

  • Accepting: Water, clothing, bedding, toiletries and nonperishable food.

  • Where: 230 Polk St., New Orleans

  • When: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays through Aug. 31

Urban League of New Orleans

  • Accepting: Cash donations online or the following items in-person: Clothing, new packages of underwear and socks, toiletries, nonperishable food, baby formula, baby food, disinfectant wipes, blankets, towels, wash cloths, pillows, Ziploc bags and baby bottles.

  • Where: Urban League of Greater New Orleans, 4640 S. Carrollton, New Orleans

Brown Butter

  • Accepting: Cleaning supplies, toiletries, baby care items and pet supplies.

  • Where: 231 N. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans

  • When: Through Tuesday, Aug. 23

NORTH SHORE

United Way of Southeast Louisiana

  • Accepting: Buckets, bleach, cleaning detergent, mops, Shockwave for mold, mops, brooms, paper towels, large garbage bags, rubber gloves, masks, scrub brushes, scouring pads, sponges, air freshener, toiletries, hand sanitizer, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, hand soap, adult diapers, disposable razors, shaving cream, toilet paper, diapers for babies, baby wipes, baby food, baby formula, sippy cups and bottles, pet cages, kennels, leashes, collars, pet food, cat litter, bottled water, nonperishable food items and school supplies

  • Where to donate: Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2515 Canal St., New Orleans, or weekdays from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at 411 West Coleman Ave., Hammond

Various Northshore businesses

  • Accepting: Nonperishable food, water and basic needs items like diapars, baby wipes, toiletries, clothing in various sizes, blankets and other items.

  • Where:

    • Abita Roasting Co., 1011 Village Walk, Covington

    • Abita Springs Cafe, 22132 Level St., Abita Springs

    • Ain’t Life Grand Investments, 1950 N. Highway 190, Covington

    • Mugshots Grill & Bar, 300 River Highlands Blvd., Covington

    • Glory Bound Gyro Co., 500 River Highlands Blvd., Covington

    • Friends Coastal Restaurant, 407 St. Tammany St., Madisonville

Honda of Covington

  • Accepting: Basic flood relief items

  • Where: Honda of Covington, 100 Holiday Square Blvd., Covington

  • When: Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

    Tallow Creek subdivision volunteers

  • Accepting: Cleaning supplies such as paper towels, brooms, mops, tools, mold masks and gloves plus general use items like socks, flip flops, boxes and toiletries

  • Where to donate: 755 Solomon Drive and 630 Amy Court in Covington

  • When: Between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Project Blessings St. Tammany

  • Accepting: Toiletries, cleaning supplies, baby items and gently used blankets

  • Where to donate: Victory Bible Church’s Faith Outreach Building, 317 W. 30th Ave., Suite B, Covington

  • When: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Chimes – Covington

  • Accepting: Water, food, clothing and cleaning supplies

  • Where to donate: 19130 Rogers Lane, Covington

  • When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tammany Oaks Church of Christ

  • Accepting: Water, food, clothing, baby items, cleaning supplies, school supplies and uniforms.

  • Where: 3700 Highway 59, Mandeville

South Paws Veterinary Surgical Specialists

  • Accepting: Pet supplies, which will be donated to the St. Tammany Humane Society and the Tangi Animal Shelter

  • Where: 2631 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville

Cure, Cafe Henri and Cane & Table

  • Accepting: Cash donations or nonperishable food items for Second Harvest Food Bank

  • Where: 4905 Freret St., 800 Louisa St. or 1113 Decatur St.

BATON ROUGE, LAFAYETTE and OTHER LOCATIONS

United Way of Acadiana

  • Accepting: Buckets, bleach, cleaning detergent, mops, Shockwave for mold, mops, brooms, paper towels, large garbage bags, rubber gloves, masks, scrub brushes, scouring pads, sponges, air freshener, toiletries, hand sanitizer, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, hand soap, adult diapers, disposable razors, shaving cream, toilet paper, diapers for babies, baby wipes, baby food, baby formula, sippy cups and bottles, bottled water, nonperishable food items and school supplies. No clothing donations can be accepted.

  • Where to donate: United Way of Acadiana, 215 E. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette, LA 70501

  • When: Daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Capital Area United Way

  • Accepting: Buckets, bleach, cleaning detergent, mops, Shockwave for mold, mops, brooms, paper towels, large garbage bags, rubber gloves, masks, scrub brushes, scouring pads, sponges, air freshener, toiletries, hand sanitizer, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, hand soap, adult diapers, disposable razors, shaving cream, toilet paper, diapers for babies, baby wipes, baby food, baby formula, sippy cups and bottles, bottled water, nonperishable food items and school supplies.

  • Where to donate: 700 Laurel Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802

St. Charles Parish

  • Accepting: Toilet paper, hand sanitizer, tooth brushes, tooth paste, soap, shampoo, deoderant, feminine hygiene products, baby food, baby formula and bottles, diapers, wipes, buckets, mops, cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, towels and packaged underwear

  • Where: Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway, Luling, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. or the Allen Arterbury Building, 14564 River Road, New Sarpy, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter

  • Accepting: Cat litter, plastic litter boxes, pet food, Dawn detergent, prepaid Visa gift cards. Items will be delivered to the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.

  • Where: 921 Rue La Cannes Drive, Luling, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Baton Rouge River Center, a temporary shelter for evacuees

  • Accepting: All items must be brand new. They most require pillows, underwear, baby clothes, socks, men’s shoes, blankets and deodorant.

  • Where: 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge

Lamar Dixon Expo Center, a temporary shelter that is also housing animals

  • Accepting: Volunteers, hay, buckets, brooms, cleaning supplies, cat litter, plastic litter boxes, pet food for dogs, cats and horses.

  • Where: 9039 S. St. Landry, Gonzales

Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter

  • Accepting: Pet supplies and volunteers to assist with the increased number of animals as the shelter accepts those that have been evacuated from flooded areas

  • Where: 934 Highway 3185, Thibodaux

In & Out Smart Repair Stores

  • Accepting: Ziploc bags, blankets, pillows, towels, wash cloths, toiletires, water, coffee, tea, nonperishable food, new packages of underwear, gift cards, cleaning materials and tools.

  • Where: All locations in Thibodaux, Houma, New Iberia, Lafayette, Mandeville and Hammond. See map for details.

Urban League of Greater New Orleans’ Baton Rouge drop-off

  • Accepting: New packages of underwear, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deoderant, disposable razors, shaving cream and lotion

  • Where: Star Hill Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive., Baton Rouge OR the James Law Office, 830 Main St., Baton Rouge

Denicola’s Furniture & Upholstery

  • Accepting: Furniture, especially mattresses, bed-frames, kitchen tables and chairs, dressers, end tables, night stands and lamps.

  • Where: 2152 N. Foster Drive, Baton Rouge.

  • When: Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until further notice

    Source: www.Nola.com

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