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.

         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:


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

• Buckets

• Bleach

• 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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