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Groups requesting donations to help Seacor crew search

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Posted at 9:02 AM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 17:28:30-04

A few first responder organizations and local groups in Acadiana have begun asking for donation to help volunteers who are searching for the missing Seacor Power crew members.

On Tuesday, the Jeanerette Fire Department announced that they will be acting as a drop off location for any donations for the volunteers searching for the missing Seacor Power crewmen.

They say the items delivered this week will be on the next trailer going out which is this Friday, April 30.

Deadline for items will be Thursday April 29, 2021.

The fire department is requesting the following items:

  • drinks
  • snacks
  • wipes
  • bug repellent
  • sun block

The Port Barre Police Department is also accepting donated supplies to aid in the Seacor Power seach.

They are requesting the following donations :

  • water
  • Gatorade
  • Powerade
  • wet wipes
  • mosquite spray
  • sunscreen

*Anything these volunteers may need to help them during the search.

Those with donations for Port Barre PD are asked to drop them off at the Port Barre Police Department. Deliveries will be made on Saturday May 1, 2021.

The Brice Romero Memorial Fund is asking for donations to help in the search for the missing Seacor crew members.

They work closely with Pastor Crystal Randles, who is the niece of Gregory Walcott, to provide swimming lessons to underprivileged children.

Gregory Walcott is one of the missing Seacor crew members.

Along with Robies/Champagnes of Abbeville and Champagnes in Erath, they will be collecting water on Wednesday April 28, until Thursday at 4:00 pm.

Donations, they say, will be brought to the New Iberia location drop off. Those wishing to help can drop off donations to:

Robies/Champagnes of Abbeville
604 S. State Street in Abbeville, LA

  • Wednesday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 04/28/21
  • Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 04/29/21

Champagnes of Erath
202 S Kibbe Street in Erath, LA

  • Wednesday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 4/28/21
  • Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 4/29/21

*You may purchase there or bring your own. Water, Powerade and Gatorade are available for purchase for donation.

C&J's Outfitters in Perry is also now accepting donations for all volunteers searching for the missing Seacor Power crew members.

Items can be purchased at the store located at 14120 Elm Street in Perry or at other locations and brought to the store for donating.

Items donated will be brought directly to the volunteers.

Organizers are requesting water, Powerade, Gatorade, sunscreen, Chap Stick, mosquito repellent and other essentials for volunteers.

Items can be dropped off Wednesday, April 28, until 6:00 pm and Thursday, April 29, from 5:00 am until 6:00 pm

Volunteer crews are continuing to search for the missing crew members along the Louisiana coast. The United Cajun Navy was back in Vermilion Bay on Tuesday morning. Over the weekend and on Monday, searchers found life vests from the Seacor Power.

They continue to request volunteers to help in the search and recovery efforts.

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