Over 280,000 households were affected from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans alone. The recovery time is at least 7 years, but the city of New Orleans will never be the same. Help in the city is vital for years to come. Here are a few of the many ways that you can do to help in the recovery effort!
~Send money through organizations such as the Red Cross~Volunteer to help through church organizations~Pray for the people who were affected and those who are helping in New Orleans~Have fundraisers such as T-Shirts, Concerts and raffles to help raise money
Click on the links to be reconnected to the homepages of the following relief organizations.
UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief)
West Bank Storm Recovery
A special thanks is given to the families, Gretna United Methodist Church who hosted us for two weeks, and the many volunteers and leaders in the UMCOR organization who helped us during the trip!