Governor Announces Donation Drive For Puerto Rico

Governor John Bel Edwards and his Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness are leading a statewide effort to gather donations for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

The island suffered extensive damage, leaving most residents without power and other necessities for days now.

The state is collecting items through October 11th that include diapers, non-perishable formula and baby wipes.

Donations will be accepted at the following locations:

Jefferson Parish
900 David Dr., Metairie, LA 70003
5001 Westbank Expressway, Marrero,  LA 70058
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Monday through Saturday)

Orleans Parish
2118 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117
5403 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70117
2000 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70117
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Monday through Sunday)

Lafourche Parish
17462 West Main, Galliano, LA 70354
151 Peltier Dr., Thibodaux, LA 70301
4876 Hwy 1, Raceland, LA 70394

Ascension Parish
615 E. Worth Rd., Gonzales, LA 70737
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Monday through Saturday)

You can find a complete list and donation sites on the web at

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