This is a collection of relief efforts in Southeast Louisiana as organized by clients and colleagues of Fablanthropy (listed in ABC order). If you’re looking for somewhere to make an impact, please consider giving to one of these worthy causes. Post will be updated as additional efforts are announced/needs are assessed in the coming weeks and months. Please also follow Fablanthropy on Facebook and Twitter for additional updates:
Bayou Community Foundation in Houma: Donations to the Bayou Recovery Fund will fund emergency grants from the foundation to local nonprofits providing relief, recovery, and rebuilding in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes, and in Grand Isle. These areas sustained significant damage in the storm. Nonprofits in the area can apply for grants online.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Central City, New Orleans: the oldest African-American Lutheran Church in the ELCA denomination is providing meals to residents in the area. If you are local and can volunteer, details about how to help are on their Facebook page. (Lisa volunteers for this Community Table program from time to time.) You can also contribute financially.
Fletcher Technical Community College in Schriever (Terrebonne Parish): The Fletcher Foundation has established the Hurricane Ida Support Fund to assist affected students, faculty, and staff.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (Fran U) in Baton Rouge: The Hurricane Ida Relief Fund will significantly help FranU students, faculty and staff as they recover in the aftermath of the storm.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana: Full details on storm response efforts for the region, including how to make monetary donations and volunteer.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Donations to the Student Emergency Fund will enable the University to help students who cannot meet urgent and immediate expenses in the storm’s aftermath. UL Lafayette has about 3,900 students from the southeastern Louisiana parishes affected by the storm.