Ways to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida's destruction

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Hurricane Ida came in with a vengeance as a strong category 4 hurricane on the 16th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (8/29/21). Ida left her path of destruction with brutally high winds and heavy rains pounding many areas of Louisiana including NOLA. Ida left over 1 million without power and caused major flooding and destruction, blowing over trees onto homes, hospitals and businesses. As rescue and recovery happens, there are many in need. Here are ways to help our neighbors.

American Red Cross is taking donations several ways for Hurricane Ida survivors.
Donate online
Call 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669) / 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767)
Text the word IDA to 90999 to make a $10 donation

Austin Disaster Relief Network Build Survivor Care Kits and bring them to the HOPE Family Thrift Store at 1122 E. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723. Donations. Volunteer to help.

Austin Humane Society welcomed 65 dogs and cats that were evacuated from shelters in Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Ida. The furbabies are in need of supplies and homes. You can support the efforts by adopting or donating here.

Louisiana SPCA emergency help is needed for more than 200 furbabies.

Salvation Army Disaster Relief provide food, drinks, shelter, emotional and spiritual care and other emergency services to survivors and rescue workers.
Donate online
Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
Text GIVEIDA to 51555

United Cajun Navy provide meals, toys, medical supplies, generators and more at no cost to those in need.

World Central Kitchen help provide fresh meals to communities in need. Food trucks set up to serve those in need in Louisiana.

"When neighbors help neighbors, America is stronger." - Governor Abbott