Responding to Tropical Storm / Hurricane Barry

Our thanks to everyone who has contributed to our many recent responses to emergencies and disasters across South Louisiana. We continue to remain prepared to respond to disasters year-round, as well as to the everyday disaster of hunger in South Louisiana.

How to help

Donate cash: Following a disaster, a monetary donation is the best, most efficient way to help underwrite our costs of procuring and delivering thousands of pounds of disaster supplies. Click here to make a monetary donation

Donate food food, water, emergency supplies and cleaning supplies: If you’d like to make a donation of non-perishable food, water, and/or other supplies, you can drop them off at our facility near New Orleans in the Elmwood Warehouse District area, or at our Lafayette facility. Here are the addresses: (Note — Although our Elmwood location has a New Orleans zip code, it’s in Elmwood near the Huey P.)

(map link) 700 Edwards Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123

(map link) 215 East Pinhook Road, Lafayette, Louisiana 70501

Volunteer: If you and/or your organization would like to volunteer to help with disaster response, for this and/or future emergencies, please contact Crystal Harris at or 504-729-6337. 

If you need assistance: Contact our partners with 211 Help by dialing 211. 211 is staffed 24/7, and can direct you to disaster assistance in your community.  

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