Louisiana Flood Relief

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We are collecting donations this Wednesday night to help those affected by the recent floods in Louisiana. My immediate family in Louisiana has been greatly affected by the floods and are among the thousands of people who's homes are under water. Matt Palmer and I will be driving down this weekend to help in the cleanup and salvaging efforts and would greatly appreciate any contributions.

Items Needed:
Water!!!
Latex or non latex cleaning gloves
Squeegees
Trash bags
Buckets
Bleach
Brooms
Shovels Bug Spray, Sunscreen, First-Aid Supplies, Personal Hygiene Items, Non-Perishable Food Items, Cleaning Supplies, Shovels, Rakes, Flashlights and Batteries... (I will be adding to the list as I get updates from those in need).

Important info about the current situation in Louisiana:

11,000+ are in temp shelters in Baton Rouge.
20,000+ have been rescued from their homes in the past 4 days.
16,000+ without electricity
Food prices skyrocket as stores run out of supplies
Curfew is 10pm-6am
Water is still rising in many areas

Those in Louisiana needing help connecting to resources can contact the governor's office at (225) 342-7015.

If you are interested in volunteering, please visit these websites so that you know where your help is needed:
Volunteer Louisiana: http://www.volunteerlouisiana.gov
American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/local/louisiana/volunteer
Louisiana Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters: http://lavoad.org
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