The federal government has declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana after the worst US Natural Disaster since Hurrice Sandy hit just a few days ago. Over 40,000 homes have been affected. This includes several who work alongside my husband.
You can read about one of the families we helped here – http://prettyinthequeencity.com/2015/10/rising-above-the-water.html
Monetary donations are welcome and will be distributed to families in need in Baton Rouge. Please make sure to specify “Baton Rouge” during Check Out. http://www.activationreact.org/donate/
The following items have been requested as the LA flood victims begin putting their lives back together. If you can help in any way-please send me a message. I will arrange pick up of items in Charlotte, NC and surrounding areas.
Paper Towels/Hand Towels
Dust mask (rated for mold spores)
Pump up sprayer
Multipurpose Tools- hand tools (screwdrivers, pliers,hammers,drills, nails,screws) duct tape, electrical tape, masking tape.
Rain gear, ponchos,umbrellas, sun hats, rubber boots.
Flashlights and batteries
Battery powered or hand-crank radios, two-way radios
Old cell phones and chargers- if they are charged,you can still call 911, even without ‘service’.
First aid kits
Sanitation and personal hygiene products- toothbrushes, toothpaste,feminine hygiene items, contact lens solutions, reading glasses, toilet paper, paper towels,shampoo,conditioner,soap,hand sanitizer.
Baby supplies- bottles, formula, baby food, diapers.
Pet supplies- collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowls