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UNITED WAY NWLA PREPARES FOR THOUSANDS OF LOCAL HURRICANE VICTIMS

UNITED WAY NWLA PREPARES FOR THOUSANDS OF LOCAL HURRICANE VICTIMS

 

(Shreveport, LA) – United Way of Northwest Louisiana is preparing to assist the thousands of hurricane victims from South Louisiana and South Texas coming to the Greater Shreveport Bossier area. Hurricane Relief donations will be accepted beginning Saturday, Sept. 2 through Wednesday Sept. 6 at 6660 Quilen Rd, Shreveport, LA 71108. This location will serve as a storage and drop off facility for the public to donate items.

Donations will be accepted at the following times:

  • Saturday: 10am – 2pm

  • Sunday: 2pm – 4pm

  • Monday – Wednesday: 10am – 2pm

Volunteers are needed during these times to accept and sort donations. Those who wish to volunteer can sign up through this link: http://bit.ly/2eqTJLA

Items being collected:

Solid Color T-shirts:

  • Onesies: 3mo, 6mo, 12mo 3T to 4T 

  • Youth Medium and Large

  • Adult Medium to 3X 

Solid Color Socks:

  • 6mo to 18mo 

  • 2T to 4T 

  • Youth 

  • Adult Women and Men

Diapers: 

  • Sizes 1 to 5 

  • Pull Ups for Girl and Boy 2T to 4T 

Unisex Sweatpants w/ drawstring: 

  • Same sizes as above Athletic Shorts w/ drawstring: Same sizes as above t-shirts

Underwear: 

  • Toddler Girl and Boy

  • Youth Girl and Boy All Sizes

  • Adult Women Small to 3X

  • Adult Men Small to 3X 

Baby Wipes 

Feminine Hygiene Products 

Items can be purchased locally or through the United Way of NWLA Hurricane Harvey Relief wish list on Amazon.com: http://amzn.to/2vyoKIm

A Disaster Relief Fund has also been set up for victims of Hurricane Harvey through the United Way of Northwest Louisiana website at unitedwaynwla.org/donate. Donations can also be mailed to the office, 820 Jordan Street, Suite 370, Shreveport, LA 71101.

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About United Way of Northwest Louisiana: 

For nearly 100 years, United Way of Northwest Louisiana has improved lives of individuals in our community. The organization fights for the education, health, and financial stability for everyone, while helping those in crisis. United Way of Northwest Louisiana serves agencies throughout a ten parish region, and operates eight human service programs of their own. Each United Way organization operates independently of each other and makes decisions by local leaders.