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Spirit of Acadiana: A Day of Giving for victims of Hurricane Laura

Posted at 4:39 PM, Sep 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 15:52:19-04

Hurricane Laura has left many in Acadiana without basic needs.

While we all work to rebuild and get back on our feet after the storm, KATC is providing a way for those who can help to do so.

KATC along with the United Way of Acadiana, Second Harvest Food Bank and Catholic Charities of Acadiana will host the Spirit of Acadiana Day of Giving.

On Friday September 4, 2020 beginning at 6:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. anyone wishing to donate to those affected by Hurricane Laura can drop off much needed items to United Way of Acadiana Campus at 215 E Pinhook in Lafayette.

Below is a list of items which can be donated:

Non Perishable Foods
Canned tuna
Dried or canned beans
Canned Chili, soup
Peanut Butter
Nuts
Trail mix
Canned Vegetables
Canned Fruits, fruit cups
Tomato and spaghetti sauces
Dried fruits
Low sugar/high fiber cereal
Oatmeal
Pasta
Rice
Grits
Granola bars
Healthy snacks

Supplies
Unused mops, buckets
Paper towels
Toilet paper
Personal hygiene items
Soap
Hand sanitizer
Disposable PPE
Paper plates
Disposable cutlery
Tarps
Floor Scrappers
Prybars
Commercial trash bags
Utility knives
Clothes lines/pins

Personal
Toiletries (soap, deodorant , toothpaste, shampoo)
School supplies
Unused socks
Unused underwear
Feminine products
Diapers (size 2-6)

Please Do NOT Donate
Unlabled cans
Rusty cans
Glass containers
Perishable food
Clothing
Open or Used items
Medicine

Volunteers are still needed for supply distribution. Registration can be completed at www.UnitedWayofAcadiana.org/volunteer. For more information on how to get involved in disaster response, please visit www.no-hunger.org/disasterresponse

If you need help, contact 211 for resources and disaster assistance in your community.

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