Organizations and businesses across the ArkLaTex are accepting donations to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Here is a list of places where you can donate:
UNITED WAY OF NORTHWEST LOUISIANA – accepts donations for flood relief fund
- Monetary donations – On the United Way NWLA website home page, click the donate button in the right hand corner. The url is www.unitedwaynwla.org/ways-togive/donate/give/.
- Donations – mail to the United Way of Northwest Louisiana’s office, 820 Jordan St. Suite 370, Shreveport, LA 71101.
- Those interested in volunteering from Northwest Louisiana should contact American Red Cross at (318) 865-9545.
SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT SHREVEPORT – accepting donations for Harvey flood victims
SUSLA will begin collecting items to send toward the relief effort. Items requested for collection are:
- Clothes, shoes, diapers, personal care, and non-perishable food items
- Donations can be dropped off at the Jaguar Courtyard main campus at 3050 Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. or at the Metro Center at 610 Texas
- Drop off times are Mon. – Fri. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Sat. & Sun. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Monetary contributions – 2017 Texas Flood Fund – https://foundation.sus.edu/texas-flood-relief/
SOUTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
- All this week we will be taking donations at the school either in the cheer room or in the office
- Items needed are bottled water, personal hygiene items, new undergarments, non-perishable food, diapers/wipes and batteries
JR’s SALOON IN VIVIAN
- Setting up a disaster relief drive
- Collecting non-perishables, toiletries
- Contacting FEMA once they have enough supplies and will load up a truck and camper to get out there and help in the shelters
AFFORDABLE HOME FURNISHINGS
- Accepting donations of water, canned food, baby food and other items
- Drop off items at Shreveport location: 2710 West 70th St. Suite B
- Drop off items at Natchitoches location: 311C South Dr.
CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
Relief Operations in the City of Jefferson:
- Drop off location for food, water, clothing and relief supplies will be at The Jefferson Transportation Center, at 305 E. Austin St.
- Residents can also use the Emergency Preparedness Portal, which can be accessed at: emergency.portal.texas.gov as an aid to locate charitable organizations assisting in hurricane relief efforts
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES TEXARKANA, AR AND CANDLEWOOD SUITES TEXARKANA, TX
Hersha Hospitality Management teams up with Trusted World to collect donations at the following locations until Sept. 4:
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 5210 Crossroads Parkway, Texarkana Arkansas 71854
- Candlewood Suites at 2901 S. Cowhorn Creek Loop, Texarkana Texas 75503
- Items requested are new or gently used clothing, toiletries, hygiene products, and non-perishable foods
- Hersha Hospitality Management will also be working with “Earthview” to supply bars of soap and bottles of water to the displaced Texans
- Collecting donations to take to South Texas with in the next two weeks
Things needed – school supplies, toiletries, lumber (tools etc.), clothing, non-perishable food items, bottled water, first aid kits, sleeping bags/blankets, animal supplies