How you can help those affected by Hurricane Laura

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA - AUGUST 27: A damaged home is seen after Hurricane Laura passed through the area on August 27, 2020 in Lake Charles, Louisiana . The hurricane hit with powerful winds causing extensive damage to the city. (Photo by Joe Raedle

Are you looking to help those affected by Hurricane Laura? Here are some of the ways that you can help recovery efforts. 


American Red Cross

You can make a financial donation, which will provide shelter, meals, relief supplies, and more. To donate, you can visit by clicking here, call 800-RED-CROSS or text LAURA to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Due to COVID-19, supplies, food, clothes, or other in-kind items will not be accepted and will be disposed of. 

Salvation Army

You can also donate to the Salvation Army by clicking here. If you know someone who needs to talk, you can also call the Salvation Army Emotional & Spiritual Care Hotline at 1-844-458-HOPE

Global Giving

The global crowdfunding community is attempting to raise $3 million to support people impacted by Hurricane Laura in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine. The fund will remain open to provide long-term assistance as needed. Click here for more information. 

"Operation Bam" - Hillside Church - Mont Belvieu, Texas
The Hillside Church in Mont Belvieu, Texas, has started “Operation Bam” to distribute needed supplies to the affected areas from Hurricane Laura. They have a 501 C3 vehicle that distributes the supplies where it is needed. This Sunday, August 30, they are collecting supplies for areas affected by Hurricane Laura. Supplies such as; disinfectant wipes, bleach, trash bags (50 gallon), soap/hand sanitizers, shovels/brooms, hammers/screwdrivers/rubber gloves, medical masks, etc. etc. If you want to donate money, it will also be Sunday at

You can donate the items or money at Hillside Church, located at 12319 Highway 146 in Mont Belvieu on Sunday all day.