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benito Donating Member (772 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-30-05 10:41 PM
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Hurricane Katrina Relief Drives in Acadiana
neighbors helping each other.

Hurricane Katrina KATC Relief Drive - Cajundome Convention Center, enter from Congress to Gate 9, cash or checks made payable to United Way of Acadiana or Community Foundation of Acadiana, until 10:30 PM Tuesday, starting 6 am Wednesday.

Scott Police Department - 445 Lions Club Road, 233-3715, 8 am to 4:30 PM all this week. Non-perishable food items.

Ville Platte Civic Center - 831-1060, 8 am to 6 PM beginning Wednesday. All food items, bedding, cash.

Dairy Barn - Rodeo Rd, Abbeville, Tuesday until 11 PM, Wednesday all day. Non-perishable food items.

Branch Volunteer Fire Department - Hwy. 35, 334-7466, non-perishable food and cash donations for Salvation Army.

Lafayette High School - Congress Street, 984-5284, starting 6:45 am Wednesday, all food items, toiletries, school uniforms, school supplies, cash for evacuees in Lafayette, shoes.

Vermilion Conference Center - Old Vermilion Elementary, 326 Gauthier, Lafayette, 233-1787, school uniforms, school supplies for refugees enrolling in temporary Lafayette Parish classrooms.

Blackham Coliseum - Johnston St., Lafayette, 991-9299, all pet food and items especially large dog cages and carriers - carriers will be returned.

If you have a flat-bed boat (bass boat) and would like to help rescue operations in the New Orleans area, please report to the Acadiana Mall food court parking lot at 4 am Wednesday. Each boat MUST have an operator. Bring your own food and water. Sen. Nick Gautreaux is arranging this trip - if you'd like to help, please call his office at 740-6425.

If your organization is collecting items for refugees in Acadiana, please email us at
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AnnInLa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-31-05 05:20 PM
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1. thanks for the info...I copied it and will disperse
copies all around the school board office tomorrow.
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