Flooding in Louisiana. Please help.

Much of Louisiana is under water. Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated, their homes destroyed, and thirteen lives were lost. All of this destruction is because of unprecedented flooding in the state.The rain may have stopped, but the water is still here. Many are suffering, and they need our help. We are asking for your support in responding to this disaster. Can you donate to one of the relief efforts listed below?Foundation for Louisiana: is collecting for the Strategic Flood Response Fund to provide assistance for both relief and immediate recovery efforts.Louisiana Environmental Action Network: is providing direct relief for those who need personal protective equipment (PPE) to safely clean, repair and re-enter their homes.BOLD Louisiana: is collecting donations to distribute directly to local organizations in Acadia and other rural parishes affected by the storm, many of which aren’t getting any federal relief. Funds will be used for the purchase of back-to-school supplies for kids whose lives have been upended, and other basic needs.North Baton Rouge Disaster Relief: North Baton Rouge is one of the most impacted communities in the area. Thousands of families have lost their homes, cars, and clothes. The funds raised will help families that are displaced and living in hotels, in need of food/water/clothing, and any other immediate need like medication or injury.This flooding is disastrous. Over 10,000 people are in shelters, and thousands more will return to damaged or destroyed homes, neighborhoods and communities. The people of Louisiana need your help to respond to, and recover from, this crisis.Natasha Noordhoff is GRN’s Development Director

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