Director of Communications and Marketing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Capital Area United Way Responds to Hurricane Ida
Baton Rouge, La. (August 30, 2021) – Capital Area United Way continues to be here for the community before, during and after natural disasters. In response to Hurricane Ida, CAUW will be accepting donations to support the immediate and long-term needs of the response and recovery in our 10-Parish service area.
To make an online donation visit www.cauw.org/disaster. You can also mail donations to Capital Area United Way, Attn: Hurricane Ida Relief Fund, 700 Laurel Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 or text Ida2021 to 313131.
“Capital Area United Way’s commitment to the community is ever more important before, during and after disasters,” said George Bell, President and CEO of Capital Area United Way. “We will continue to work with our partner and government agencies as we move into recovery and relief efforts throughout our 10-Parish service area.”
Those still in need of assistance can call United Way 211/CAUW for information concerning local relief in their area.
To contact United Way 211/CAUW:
• Call: 2-1-1 or 225-923-2114
• Text: Your zipcode to 898-211 *Standard message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to opt out.
• Search: Search for resources at www.cauw.org/united-way-2-1-1.
Capital Area United Way will continue to assist the needs of the community and respond as necessary. For the most up to date information, please visit www.cauw.org/disaster.
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Capital Area United Way
For more than 97 years, Capital Area United Way has touched thousands of lives in our 10-parish area. We envision a community where everyone is empowered to reach their full potential. Our mission is to solve our community’s toughest challenges by leveraging partnerships to advance the common good in education, income stability, and healthy living. To learn more visit www.cauw.org.