Families in Baton Rouge in Need

It has been several weeks since the devastating flooding in the Baton Rouge area and hundreds of families are still struggling. Many have not been able to return to their homes and are still in need of basic necessities and financial contributions.

Lift Louisiana and Birthmark Doula Collective are collecting donations for families impacted by this ongoing disaster. Donations will be delivered toNorth Baton Rouge Matters, a grassroots organization that was created to help strengthen community-based leadership and unity.

Some of items that families have identified as needs include:

Grocery gift cards, portable hot skillets, gift cards for home repair stores, cellphones, wigs, gently used clothes for infants and children, diapers, wipes and formula. PLEASE NO FOOD ITEMS

Donations can be dropped Monday – Friday between 9 am – 5:30 pm

at Propeller, 4035 Washinton Ave. NOLA

Look for the sign and blue bin

NBRM is also raising money to help with providing food, clothing, shelter, financial support for bills and an opportunity to have other basic needs met. Additionally, they are providing safe and educational youth recreational programing for children to provide them with a sense of normalcy and the opportunity to just be children.

If you wish to make a financial contribution you can do so at this link.

https://www.crowdrise.com/nbrm-helping-families-affected-by-flooding/fundraiser/crystalwilliams16

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