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Hurricane Ida


Donations & Volunteer Opportunities

The best way to help in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Ida is to donate directly to response organizations on the ground in New Orleans or volunteer with one of our disaster response partners in directly aiding the New Orleans community. 

Donate Supplies

NOLA Ready is working with countless community partners to collect, sort, and distribute much needed items to hurricane victims in New Orleans and to neighboring parishes of Tangipahoa, St. John, Lafourche, and Terrebonne. 

Junior League of New Orleans

What: Diapers, feminine hygiene items

Where: 1109 N. A L Davis Rd., Elmwood, LA 

When: Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM

United Way of Southeast Louisiana

What: Cleaning supplies, hygiene items

Where: 2515 Canal St, New Orleans 70119

When: Monday - Thursday 10 AM - 2 PM

Second Harvest Food Bank

What: Non-perishable food & water

Where: 700 Edwards Ave, New Orleans, LA 70123

When: Monday – Friday,  7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Donate Money

Culture Aid NOLA

Culture Aid NOLA continues to distribute food and groceries after Hurricane Ida. 

Hands On New Orleans

HandsOn New Orleans is operating a state-wide multiagency warehouse to receive and distribute much needed supplies and goods into every impacted parish.

Forward Together New Orleans

Hurricane Ida relief money will go to their non-profit partners and direct aid to impacted residents. Their primary objective is getting people what they need: food, water, cool air and they are moving forward with the full compliment of additional resources.

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) 

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) will accept donations to its Disaster Response & Restoration Fund in response to the Emergency Declaration for New Orleans and other parts of Southeast Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Ida. The Greater New Orleans Foundation Disaster Response and Restoration Fund mobilizes and supports a network of voluntary and community organizations active in disasterswhose expertise is deployed locally, nationally and internationally. The Response and Restoration Fund provides immediate relief as well as long-term rebuilding support.

Junior League of New Orleans

The Junior League of New Orleans is working with the City of New Orleans to support victims of Hurricane Ida with donations, as well as sending supplies to Southeast Louisiana. The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) founded its Diaper Bank in 2014 to help families from the bottom up. They can accept in-kind donations of new diapers and feminine hygiene products at their headquarters (4319 Carondelet NOLA 70115) M-F from 9-3 PM.

The Mutual Aid Response Network 

The Mutual Aid Response Network is a group of Louisiana residents, led by Imagine Water Works, that activates during floods, storms, and other natural and manmade disasters. All donations will go directly to local groups and will prioritize the leadership of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) who are most impacted Hurricane Ida.

Operation BBq Relief

Operation BBQ Relief continues to share the healing power of BBQ to communities affected by Hurricane Ida. Operation BBQ Relief has airlifted meals to hard hit areas like Houma, LA where the town has been decimated. They provided over 17,000 meals to the City of New Orleans when the city was still without power. They have also provided drive-thru lunch and dinner services for families in Hammond, LA.

Rebuilding Together New Orleans

Rebuilding Together New Orleans is assisting with Hurricane Ida response by coordinating receiving, sorting, and delivering donated items for residents in need.

Resilience Force

Resilience Force community health workers are delivering meals and essential supplies to home-bound New Orleanians in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

Salvation Army

When disaster strikes, The Salvation Army is there to provide food, drinks, shelter, emotional and spiritual care and other emergency services to survivors and rescue workers. 

Second Harvest Food Bank

Thousands have been impacted and displaced by Hurricane Ida. Every $1 donated helps Second Harvest provide 4 meals to our neighbors facing hunger. Thank you for your generous support.


SBP’s disaster response teams have crossed miles of broken roads to begin their long-term disaster recovery work in Ida-impacted communities. They are spread out from New Orleans to Terrebonne Parish putting their experience, people and systems in place to help these communities with long-term recovery. Donations made to SBP's Ida Recovery will go directly to their on-the-ground efforts. 

United Way of Southeast Louisiana 

United Way of Southeast Louisiana is here before, during, and after disasters. When a disaster strikes, your gift helps families get back in their homes, rebuild schools and businesses, and give our vulnerable neighbors the care they need. All proceeds will fund immediate relief efforts already underway and long-term rebuilding and community grants to partner organizations providing direct services to assist with recovery. 

World Central Kitchen

Hurricane Ida made landfall on the US Gulf Coast this weekend as an incredibly powerful Category 4 storm. WCK's Relief Team was in New Orleans and immediately following the storm's passing, began preparing hot, fresh meals along with sandwiches and fruit for first responders and families impacted. The WCK Team continues to expand operations to reach more people in need across Louisiana. 



Culture Aid NOLA

Volunteer with local nonprofit Culture Aid NOLA and help with food distribution at various sites around New Orleans. View shifts & sign up here

Junior League of New Orleans

The Junior League of New Orleans is working with the City of New Orleans to support victims of Hurricane Ida with donations, as well as sending supplies to Southeast Louisiana. Sign up to volunteer by emailing 


SBP is accepting volunteers to assist with their Hurricane Ida response. Activities include mucking, gutting and debris removal. Register here to join their efforts. Questions about volunteering with SBP can be directed to

Second Harvest Food Bank

Help Second Harvest provide relief to individuals and communities impacted by Hurricane Ida. Second Harvest is distributing emergency food, water, and supplies, and will be helping our neighbors recover from this devastating storm during the long months ahead. Sign up to volunteer here

Rebuilding Together New Orleans

Rebuilding Together New Orleans offers volunteer opportunities for individuals or groups of any size. Click here to sign up to volunteer. Those looking to schedule a day of service for their employees should email for more information.

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon is an international disaster response nonprofit that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly provide relief to communities in need. Founded in 2010 with the expressed goal of quickly responding to large-scale disasters, Team Rubicon has deployed thousands of volunteers across the United States and world to provide relief to communities in need. Sign up here