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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 dangerous Category 4 storm near Cameron, La.
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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