NEW ORLEANS – The Second Harvest Food Bank is collecting donations of food, water and emergency supplies to aid the response efforts to residents in Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Starting at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, August 28 until further notice, Second Harvest will accept donations for Hurricane Harvey victims at the following locations:
- Second Harvest New Orleans warehouse and facility located at 700 Edwards Avenue in the Elmwood Warehouse District area, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday
- Second Harvest Lafayette warehouse and facility located at 215 E. Pinhook Road in Lafayette, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday
- Northshore Food Bank located at North Columbia Street in Covington, 9:00 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday
Items the food bank is accepting include non-perishable food items, especially “pop top” canned goods that do not require can-openers, water, MREs that are not expired, cleaning supplies such as bleach, gloves and garbage bags and any other disaster-specific items.
Monetary donations can also be made online at no-hunger.org for the food bank's Harvey response efforts and the food bank’s year-round disaster preparedness.
Second Harvest is also coordinating its response with partners in the Feeding America network such as the Houston Food Bank.