President Trump, Governor John Bel Edwards and the La. Congressional delegation spent time surveying the damage from Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles over the weekend, met with emergency response teams and took time to encourage the families who lost everything in the storm.
“It’s probably affected 1-2 million people,” Senator Kennedy said. “They’ve been chewed up, spit out and stepped on, and I wanted the president to see it.” Hundreds of thousands of Louisianans are still without power and could be for months. Thousands have lost their homes and possessions, and some even lost their lives.
LFF is reactivating the PRC Compassion network (Pastors Resource Council) and has boots on the ground at multiple locations in Lake Charles, Sulphur, Moss Bluff, Deridder, and Leesville We are working diligently to connect decision makers & resource providers to address immediate needs in the area at our seven on-the-ground resource sites, distributing essential items like ice, bottled water, blue tarps, energy drinks, roofing supplies, food items, etc.
We also have a large list of big needs for those who want to assist with providing heavy equipment and other larger items.
Major manpower and resource are needed to provide assistance to impacted families and churches in the area. If you, your family, your church, or your friends would like to volunteer to help clean up, rebuild, deliver meals, or serve in any other capacity, please respond to this email or click the button below.
Early estimates show that Hurricane Laura has caused between $8 billion and $12 billion in damage to Louisiana communities that were already economically unstable from the COVID-19 shutdowns. Many families have lost everything and also have no viable income to provide for themselves and their children.
LFF is working with national affiliates to steer resources into the impacted areas.
If you would like to provide financial support to assist Compassion efforts and affected churches and families, please click the donate button below.
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