COVID-19

COVID-19: Help our ongoing response

Our thoughts and prayers are with our community during this national emergency. Please scroll down for a full update on our response. Here are some ways you can help. For all suggested donations listed below, you can drop them off at our Elmwood-area facility at 700 Edwards Avenue, or at 215 E. Pinhook Rd in Lafayette.

Click here for an update on our response so far

How you can help

Monetary donations: We are seeing major major impacts to seniors, children, and low-income workers in our service industry. Click HERE to make a secure online monetary donation to help support our emergency response and readiness.

Food: As always, we welcome donation of fresh produce and non-perishable food items Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at our Elmwood and Lafayette locations listed above.

Cleaning/sanitation supplies: We are also asking for donations of cleaning supplies, soap, and hand sanitizer. We also welcome this type of donation year-round to help us prepare for the next emergency. 

Volunteer: It’s very important to get pre-registered in our system as a volunteer, so that we can call on you or your organization as the need arises. Go to no-hunger.org/volunteer to sign up to be a volunteer, both during this response and year-round.

How to get help 

Click HERE for the current list of schools offering meals to children. 

We are a member of the United Way, and their 211 information system has our latest information about finding the Second Harvest food pantry nearest you. If you’re in the New Orleans / Northshore / Bayou / Lake Charles regions, dial 211 for assistance. In Acadiana, dial 337-232-HELP.

Other questions: For anything not covered here, please email us at help@secondharvest.org

 

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