The following is a news release from Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana:
Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana is collecting "new" items of use to Hurricane Isaac victims.
These items may be brought to the Catholic Charities office (1225 Second Street in Lake Charles) between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., preferably in boxes or crates for transport on Thursday, Sept. 20 and Thursday, Sept. 27. Staffing will be available on those two days only.
Needed items (new - not open or used) include cleaning supplies of all kinds – buckets, gloves, masks, mops, brooms, sponges, cleanser, heavy duty trash bags; yard tools – heavy rakes, shovels, crowbars, wheelbarrows; hygiene items in full size quantities—no hotel-size samples; diapers; and insect repellent.