Hurricane Ida Recovery Volunteers Needed!

Hurricane Ida Recovery Volunteers Are Needed!



Throughout the city of New Orleans, there are still numerous volunteer opportunities for those who are able and willing to help out around our community. See the list of organizations in need of volunteers below:

Organizations Only: Help Distribute Supplies The City of New Orleans is in need of assistance for public sites where individuals can find food and/or essential items in need! Organizations, please complete the form at cityofnola.click/supplies and let us know what your availability is to get these critical needs to New Orleanians across the city. NOLA Ready Cooling & Charging CenterVolunteers are needed at cooling and charging centers. For more information click HERE.

  • Treme Rec Center - 900 N. Villere St.

  • Cut Off Rec Center - 6600 Belgrade St.

  • Gernon Brown Rec Center - 1001 Harrison Ave.

  • Milne Rec Center - 5420 Franklin Ave.

  • Stallings St. Claude Rec center - 4300 St. Claude

  • John P. Lyons Rec Center - 624 Louisiana Ave.

  • Joe W. Brown Rec Center - 5601 Read Blvd.

  • Rosenwald Rec Center - 1120 S. Broad St.

If you decide to volunteer with NOLA Ready please bring comfortable shoes, long pants, rain gear, charger for your devices, snacks, water bottle, sunscreen, hat, sun-gear, or anything else you may need. Housing Authority of New OrleansThe Housing Authority of New Orleans is in need of volunteers to assist with the emptying out of refrigerators at various HANO properties around the city.


Contact Shelley Smith to volunteer at 504-915-4903 or ssmith@hano.org.Together LouisianaTogether Louisiana is reaching out on a mass scale to people in the most disaster-affected areas to help assess their needs.


They need volunteers for a text bank (Thursday, Sept. 2 at 2 p.m.) to send out a needs assessment survey. Click here to sign up for the text bank.


Then, they need volunteers for a phone bank (Friday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m.) to follow up with those who indicate on the survey that they are in crisis. Click here to sign up for the phone bank.Sankofa Community Development CorporationSankofa Community Development Corporation is in need of volunteers to pack pantry boxes and help with the distribution of items.


Volunteers are needed between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.


Volunteers can contact Helen Woo at (212)-300-7752 or by email at Helen@sankofanola.org. The Howlin Wolf and Culture Aid NOLAThe Howlin Wolf and Culture Aid NOLA are in need of chefs and volunteers to feed members of the surrounding community.


They are also in urgent need of gas, gas cans, ice, propane, firewood, charcoal, grills, water, and Gatorade (bottled or powder).


Come to 907 South Peters, New Orleans, LA 70130 to volunteer or drop off items and email ellie@cultureaidnola.org to coordinate timing. World Central KitchenWorld Central Kitchen is looking for volunteers to distribute meals to those in need.


For more information visit wck.org/volunteer.


If you have any questions, please contact: volunteer@wck.orgInspire NOLA Charter SchoolsSign up to volunteer for food distribution efforts coordinated by Inspire NOLA Charter Schools here: https://forms.gle/ETPf7hjyKmWCqQRQ9Second Harvest Food BanksThe Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans has multiple volunteer opportunities to distribute food assistance across the city.


For more information visit https://shfbgnoa.volunteerhub.com/.If you know of any organizations that are in need of volunteers let Team LaToya know at info@latoyacantrell.com.


Sincerely,

Team LaToya