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American Red Cross - Louisiana Region

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We need your help!The American Red Cross is working around the clock to provide help and support to people across Louisiana struggling with the heartbreaking damage left behind by Hurricane Ida.
To get involved apply online at, email or call Katelyn Stewart at (225)315-7738. We need help daily from local volunteers, like you. Some of the roles are: Shelter Service Stepping up to volunteer in a shelter is a easy way to give back to your community. The roles include vital tasks such as to help staff shelter reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection and other vital tasks to help those we serve. Damage Assessment Help support your community by assisting as a driver for Damage Assessment. You will help navigate within your community with a fellow Red Crosser. Learn how to review damage that helps us support mission delivery. Distribution of Emergency Supplies In times of disaster, volunteers help to provide items essential to basic survival, health and sanitation. The items provided meet the specific, urgent needs of the disaster-affected community such as: food, water, baby formula, diapers and hand sanitizer. It later supplies cleanup and recovery items. Warehousing The warehousing activity supports service delivery by ensuring the effective control and distribution of disaster relief materials. Warehousing workers are responsible for inventory, distribution, and consolidation of disaster relief materials, and for ensuring the other activities on the relief operation have the supplies they need to provide services to our clients.

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About American Red Cross - Louisiana Region


4655 Sherwood Commons Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.


For more than 125 years, the mission of the American Red Cross has been to help individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Red Cross provides disaster relief assistance to those affected by natural and human-caused disasters. Every day through the American Red Cross, people mobilize to help their neighbors. More than half a million volunteers of the Red Cross, many from communities like yours, help provide these life-changing and often life-saving services.

People affected by disaster need to know that they have a place to stay, food to eat and emotional support as they take the first steps to recovery. Each year, the American Red Cross responds to more than 70,000 disasters nationwide. While the vast majority of these disasters are single-family and apartment home fires, the American Red Cross stands ready to support all affected in their immediate emergency needs.

Just as every disaster is an intensely personal experience, the American Red Cross believes that a commitment to making our homes and communities safe is also personal. Therefore, the American Red Cross works closely with local, state and national partners to help people personalize their risk to natural hazards and make preparedness a personal priority. The goal is to build a "culture of preparedness" that helps communities become safer and more prepared when disasters strike.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief


Sat Sep 04, 2021 - Sat Oct 02, 2021






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