Hurricane Laura Relief

The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana is providing the information below as a resource for anyone who wants to help support the communities and people impacted by Hurricane Laura. This list will be updated at we receive more information.

Support the Red Cross Efforts

Visit, call 800-RED-CROSS or text the word LAURAMARCO to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Donations enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from these disasters. This includes providing food, shelter, relief supplies, emotional support and other assistance. Ensure your donation helps people affected by hurricanes Laura and Marco by choosing that option on or 800-RED-CROSS.

Eligible blood donors in parts of the country unaffected by the storm are encouraged to give blood or platelets to help ensure a sufficient blood supply. Through our national inventory system, the Red Cross can move blood around the country to wherever and whenever it is needed most.

The Salvation Army Responds to Hurricane Laura

Salvation Army disaster teams are mobilizing to provide food, drinks, emotional & spiritual care and other emergency services.  In Texas, Louisiana and even into Arkansas, more than thirty mobile feeding units are already at the ready with more teams and more equipment standing-by. Your donation helps keep The Salvation Army on the front-lines, buying meals, drinks, snacks and other critical commodities desperately needed by survivors and rescue workers. Follow this link.

Contribute to the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana

The Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana is raising money from people who want to help their neighbors in Southwest Louisiana recover from the widespread damage expected from Laura. The contributions they receive will be granted to nonprofits that have proven they don’t flinch when catastrophe comes.

At the start, their disaster grants typically pay for food, shelter, medicine, and all the other necessities that help stabilize those in most immediate need. Then they shift to making grants for long-term recovery and, perhaps more importantly, for making people and places more resilient for the next time disaster visits.

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