Hurricane Ida Resources - Get Help, Give Help

As reports come in of the devastation in Louisiana, let's remember that it could have easily been us and still could. It’s not easy to watch our friends in Louisiana face this gut-wrenching nightmare.

Stay strong, Louisiana. Stay prepared, Sugar Land.

Ways to Help

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Ways to Help

Attack Poverty

Attack Poverty has setup several collection sites for donations of immediate needs. See list of donation sites and acceptable items.

Imagine Water Works

A conservation group based in New Orleans, Imagine Water Works largely focuses on conservation and other environmental issues. But when hurricanes strike, the organization kicks into gear to help affected communities. Donate to its Hurricane Ida efforts here.

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief

A grassroots organization dedicated to assisting people impacted by disaster, Mutual Aid is signing up volunteers to help with the Hurricane Ida recovery effort here, and you can donate to the organization here.

Red Cross

The Red Cross has setup a donation page to help people affected by Hurricane Ida. You can donate here.

Cajun Navy Relief

Founded after Hurricane Katrina, this 501(c)3 helps rescue people and provides supplies needed to get through the disaster. You can donate supplies to the Cajun Navy here, apply to volunteer here, or donate funds through the organization’s PayPal here.

United Way

Helping people in times of both disaster and general need, United Way of Southwest Louisiana is looking for both volunteers and donations. Click through for more. For United Way of South Mississippi, volunteer here and donate here.

Save the Children

Save the Children’s emergency response team is mobilizing to meet the most urgent needs of children living in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Ida. Learn more about their efforts and how to donate.

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Cajun Navy Relief

If you’re in need of rescue or supplies, you can contact the organization here.

Operation Blue Roof

Provides homeowners and permanently occupied rental properties in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs. This is a free service to homeowners. Visit the US Army Corps of Engineers website for more information.

FEMA

A major disaster declaration for Louisiana was approved on Aug. 30. Visit the FEMA website and learn more about available assistance.