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Hurricane Laura: How you can help

Organizations and agencies are gearing up to help after Hurricane Laura roared ashore as a...
Organizations and agencies are gearing up to help after Hurricane Laura roared ashore as a dangerous Category 4 storm near Cameron, La.(Source: KPLC)
Published: Aug. 27, 2020 at 11:21 AM CDT
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Organizations and agencies are gearing up to help after Hurricane Laura roared ashore as a dangerous Category 4 storm near Cameron, La., the most powerful hurricane to strike the U.S. so far this year.

How you can help:

AMERICARES:  The Connecticut-based health-focused relief organization provides medicine, vaccines and medical supplies to assist safety net health centers damaged by the storm. Donations may be made online.

AMERICAN RED CROSS:  The Red Cross is already in the storm zone.  You may make a $10 donation simply by texting LAURA to 90999.  Other donations may be made online and you can also check online for volunteer opportunities.

PROJECT HOPE:  The six-decade-old organization will provide assistance to healthcare workers and health systems.  You may donate online.

SALVATION ARMY:  Volunteers from Central Texas and around the U.S. are deploying to help.  You may donate online to support their efforts.

Hurricane information:

Information from the State of Louisiana.

Information from FEMA.

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