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Jan 18, 2013 12:54 PM by Tonya LaCoste

Greater Acadiana United Way Disaster Fund set up in flood recovery

Responding to flooding in Acadiana, United Way of Acadiana and St. Landry - Evangeline United Way have teamed up to help give people a helping hand.
"The Greater Acadiana United Way Disaster Fund has been launched to leverage resources and make the greatest impact in long-term recovery efforts for community members in Acadia, Evangeline, Lafayette, , St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermilion parishes following the recent floods," United Way of Acadiana Director of Marketing & Communications Stephanie Mire said.

Financial donations to the fund can be made by:

1. Online at

2. Calling or delivering to your local United Way:
• St. Landry/Evangeline United Way - 311 W Vine Street, Opelousas, LA 337-942-7815
• United Way of Acadiana - 215 E. Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 337-706-1229,

3. By mail to P.O. Box 52033, Lafayette, LA 70505

Please make check donations payable to the Greater Acadiana United Way Disaster Fund and indicate specific parish designations in the MEMO field.

Community members in need of assistance should dial 211. Community members interested in volunteering can register at



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