United Way Accepting Drop-Off Flood Relief Items

NEW ORLEANS – Effective Tuesday, August 16, 2016, United Way of Southeast Louisiana is accepting flood relief items at its main office: 2515 Canal St., from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday until further notice.

         Its regional office, 411 West Coleman Ave., in Hammond, LA, will be accepting items from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

         United Way is also encouraging  online monetary donations be made to Flood Relief here.

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         This allows United Way to direct funds to where they are most needed for flood victims, reps said.

         United Way reps said there is not a need for clothing and furniture donations at this time and United Way will not accept them, but the organization is requesting donations for:


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Cleaning Kits for Families (items placed in buckets for distribution)

• Buckets

• Bleach

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• Cleaning Solutions/Detergents

• ‘Shockwave’ for mold

• Mops

• Brooms

• Paper Towels

• Large Garbage Bags

• Rubber Gloves

• Masks

• Scrub Brushes

• Scouring Pads

• Sponges

• Air Freshener


For Families in Shelters



• Toothbrushes

• Toothpaste

• Deodorant

• Hand Sanitizer

• Shampoo & Conditioner (travel size)

• First Aid Supplies

• Cloth Towels ( wash cloths, bath towels, hand towels etc.)

• Bar Soap

• Hand Soap

• Disposable adult diapers

• Feminine Hygiene Supplies (napkins, tampons)

• Disposable Razors & Shaving Cream

• Toilet Paper



• Disposable Diapers (all sizes)

• Baby Wipes

• Baby Powder

• Baby Bottles

• Baby Food

• Baby Formula (Infamil powder form, Similac, Neosure)

• Sippy Cups



• Pet Cages/Kennels

• Leashes

• Collars

• Pet Food

• Cat Litter



• Bottled Water

• Nonperishable food items

• School Supplies


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