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Harvey Aftermath - How you can help

There are many ways you can help families displaced by flooding in Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas - here is the latest list of needs at area shelters and relief organizations. If you are in need of assistance - call 211.

Click here for this Facebook group to connect with local donation resources.

SULPHUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY COALITION - 501 East Burton in Sulphur. In need of volunteers to cook and deliver meals to those displaced by flooding, and to sort through donations.  Donations of cleaning supplies are needed as well as volunteers to help clear out flooded homes. Check this Facebook page to see what they need each day.

LIFESHARE BLOOD CENTER - 214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr. in Lake Charles needs blood donations for the lake area, and our Texas neighbors. 

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA - There are three ways to help:

1. Click here to make an online donation www.unitedwayswla.org  - choose your amount and click the box that says "Hurricane Harvey" 

2. Text to Give - text HARVEY to 41444

3. Donate cleaning supplies at the United Way warehouse at 825 Ryan Street in downtown Lake Charles (the old Social Security building). They will have volunteers on hand to collect donations from 6am - 6pm over the next several days.
Items needed:
Cleaning items like bleach (1-gallon bottles), disinfectant cleaner, dish detergent, sponges, paper towels, mops and brooms
Trash bags
Paper dust masks
Heavy duty gloves
Mosquito repellent

SALVATION ARMY - Text to Give - text STORM to 51555 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES SWLA - Accepting disaster supplies on from 9am-4pm at 1225 2nd Street in Lake Charles. These supplies will be for residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey. If you have a large donation, please call us at 337-439-7436 and ask for Jessica to make arrangements for delivery.
Items needed:
Cleaning items like bleach (1-gallon bottles), disinfectant cleaner, dish detergent, sponges, paper towels, mops and brooms
Trash bags
Paper dust masks
Heavy duty gloves
Mosquito repellent

CAMP PEARL IN REEVES - 1132 Camp Pearl Road off Topsy Road Donations needed include daily care for pets, disposable plates, napkins and cups, paper towels, toilet paper, diapers, nursing care, kitchen help and volunteers to help sort donations.

FIRST UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH DEQUINCY - 230 Smith Street in DeQuincy Donations needed to allow the church to continue to care for around 20 people displaced by flooding in Orange. Call 515-1361 for more information.

DERIDDER CITY HALL - 200 South Jefferson Street Monday - Friday 8am - 3:30pm
Items needed:
Cleaning items like bleach (1-gallon bottles), disinfectant cleaner, dish detergent, sponges, paper towels, mops and brooms
Trash bags
Paper dust masks
Heavy duty gloves
Mosquito repellent

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