Several of our partnering organizations are on-site in Louisiana serving the thousands of people impacted by Hurricane Ida. Find out how to join one of these teams by reviewing the information below. (New Orleans requires a 7-8hour drive, approximately 500 miles from Austin, TX). The ADRN Leadership team has personal contact and great trust in each of these organizations! If you have any questions about this process, contact us.
Samaritan’s Purse has rushed to help people in need after Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana on Sunday. Staff members and three Disaster Relief Units - tractor-trailers filled with equipment and supplies - are now on the ground in hurricane-battered areas of Louisiana. Sites have been established in Houma, Louisiana, in the Northshore area, and in the greater New Orleans area.
Eight Days of Hope
Serving in Mandeville, LA
Eight Days of Hope is a non-profit organization that has successfully restored or rebuilt 7,208 homes following natural disasters since 2005. Volunteers from all 50 states and eleven countries have worked over 1,552,489 hours loving and serving those in need. In addition, our Rapid Response team has traveled to 39 different communities and has blessed 3,714 families within three days of the disaster! To date, Eight Days of Hope has completed over $55 million dollars of work - for free!
Serving in Metairie, LA
Mercy Chefs was founded in the wake of Hurricane Katrina devastating our Founder & CEO, Chef Gary LeBlanc’s, hometown of New Orleans. Since that day, Mercy Chefs has served over fifteen million meals to those affected by natural disasters and food insecurity nationwide and across the globe. Our mission is to feed people; just go feed people by not only feeding their bodies, but their souls as well. #FeedingBodyAndSoul
MinuteMan Disaster Response
Our convoy consists of our 46′ Rapid Response trailer, 53′ Incident Command Post, 2 Inflatable Rescue Boats, Drones & Emergency Communications Equipment. Our objective is to position our team on the backside of the storm and provide emergency response support to communities in need.
We recognize that this deployment will not consist of days but weeks, and our volunteers are ready to serve those hurting.
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