Posted: May 21, 2013 7:53 AM by KATC
Updated: May 21, 2013 1:51 PM
Many Acadiana residents are asking how they can help in the wake of the Oklahoma tornadoes. Several local organizations have set up fundraisers or other efforts to assist the victims of the storm.
The Acadiana Red Cross is leaving Lafayette today to go to Oklahoma to provide disaster relieve. If you would like to donate to the Red Cross's efforts in Oklahoma, you may do so by visiting the disaster relief page on their website. Click here for that page.
A Delcambre company is soliciting donations for the victims in Oklahoma. H. I. S. Fire and Safety will be collecting food, clothing, and other items, which will then be delivered to Oklahoma next week. You may drop off your donations at the company's facility at 5300 Bob Acres Road in Delcambre.
The UL Sigma Nu chapter is helping its brothers in Oklahoma by collecting clean-up supplies. The fraternity is looking for donations of heavy-duty gloves, toiletries, shovels, dust masks, contractor-grade trash bags, sunscreen, and boots. You may drop off any of these items to the local Sigma Nu house, located at 107 Glynn Able Drive in Lafayette. You may also ship your donation directly to the Sigma Nu chapter at the University of Central Oklahoma. Their address is as follows:
301 E. Edwards Street
Edmond, OK 73034
BTI Services is opening a donation drive thru to raise supplies for the areas of Oklahoma affected by tornados. BTI has a location in the Oklahoma City, and many of the company's employees were affected by the storm. If you would like to donate, you may drop off supplies at BTI's Lafayette location, which is located at 214 Southpark.