Louisiana Flooding


The donations shown below represent a combination of information submitted by companies and data readily available through public sources.

(Last Update: 9/11/2016)


3M Company3M has committed to donate $150,000 in cash and in-kind support to help with relief efforts for those affected by the flooding. This includes an immediate $50,000 cash grant to Direct Relief. 3M is working with community partners to identify 3M products for donation, including disposable respirators, insect repellent and a variety of tapes and wraps.
21st Century Fox21CF donated $100,000 to the Louisiana Association of United Ways' Flood Fund. 
Abbott LaboratoriesWorking with the company's longstanding partners at Feeding America and Second Harvest Food Bank, they provided local food banks in Louisiana with hundreds of "disaster relief packs" – boxes of nutrition products specifically designed to be given directly to families affected by flooding or other disasters. Each relief pack can meet a family’s immediate nutritional needs for three days and does not require warming or refrigeration. The packs contain Abbott nutrition products for adults and children, including Ensure, Pediasure, Pedialyte, and ZonePerfect bars.
AirbnbAirbnb has activated their hosts through their disaster response & relief program. Over 250 hosts have opened their homes between New Orleans and Lafayette to provide temporary accommodations for survivors displaced or relief workers deployed to support the response. To supplement the $0 listings, travel credits have been donated to All Hands Volunteers, Team Rubicon and Nechama Jewish Disaster Response. Additionally, employees in Airbnb's Portland office have organized a supply drive to support the local Baton Rouge United Way and employees in the San Francisco office are hosting crawfish boils to raise money to support the Baton Rouge Area Food Bank.
AlbertsonsThe grocer will be providing an opportunity for customers to donate to the American Red Cross Louisiana at all Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, and Hammond, Louisiana locations. The company has also pledged to match donations up to $300,000.
American ExpressThe American Express Foundation has allocated $50,000 of its annual gift to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to be used for the flood recovery efforts. The company will also match U.S. employee contributions up to $8000 per employee, per year.
AmeriHealth CaritasAmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana is working with the Louisiana Department of Health to ensure the continuity of care for affected members. The company has committed to waive pharmacy co-pays; replace lost medical equipment or prescription supplies; accept medical and pharmacy service requests past their authorization timeline; and provide assistance for members who need medical care outside of their network providers.
AmgenThe Amgen Foundation has committed $100,000 to Direct Relief International to support their work assisting nonprofit health organizations.

More than 250,000 cans of emergency water were sent to Louisiana flood victims. 

AppleApple opened donations to the American Red Cross via iTunes and the App Store.
Apria HealthcareSince the flooding began on August 11, the local Apria branch has activated its emergency preparedness protocols, conducted around-the-clock outreach to more than 700 patients with potentially damaged respiratory equipment, and travelled through dangerous conditions to bring much-needed equipment to these displaced families. Nationally, Apria has promised to match employee donations up to a total of $50,000 for direct assistance to impacted employees.
AramarkAramark made a $100,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Louisiana Flood relief fund to support the current and ongoing efforts to support those effected and the broader community. In addition, the company will match all employee contributions to the Red Cross relief effort. 
AssociaThe company's foundation, Associa Cares, donated $50,000 to the flooding victims.
AT&T Inc.AT&T will donate $50,000 to both the Baton Rouge Area Foundation Louisiana Flood Relief Fund and DonorsChoose.org.  Funding will be directed to those in the Baton Rouge region where needs are the greatest and to help restore K-12 schools impacted by the flooding. AT&T has deployed portable generators, mobile cell antennas, and emergency communications vehicles for customers and areas with intermittent service.
Awesome Products Inc.The company has pledged to donate 6,000 one gallon bottles of bleach ($20,000).
Bristow GroupBristow Group is lending its SAR-equipped helicopters to the Louisiana flood relief efforts, performing numerous rescue missions in cooperation with the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Bristow crews retrieved people from flooded homes, small boats, levees and high ground surrounded by floodwaters. They supported emergency services at Gray Elementary School, which was being used as an emergency shelter, lowered water and supplies to people stranded by the floodwaters and conducted aerial reconnaissance of the area for local authorities and media. Equipment on Bristow’s SAR AW139 includes a 700-Mhz radio that allows for communication with the multiagency responders and mission management capabilities, an external rescue hoist system and critical-care medical equipment. The crew consists of two pilots, a hoist operator, a rescue swimmer and a flight paramedic.
Boyd Gaming Corporation$50,000 was donated to the American Red Cross 
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.Among other in-kind donations, C&S Wholesale Grocers donated 19+ tons of high-demand food and cleaning supplies to The Greater New Orleans and Baton Rouge Food Banks, 13 tons of water and snacks to stranded commuters through partnerships with Feeding America, Operation Barbeque Relief, and the Louisiana National Guard. Financial contributions were also made to the American Red Cross. 
Capital One$250,000 was donated to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation Flood Relief Fund. 
Carnival CorporationCarnival Cruise Line and the Carnival Foundation donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross, Louisiana Associaion of United Ways, Save the Children, among others.
CDK GlobalCDK Global donated $10,000 to the  National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation's Emergency Relief Fund to support dealership families displaced by the recent flooding in Baton Rouge, La., and surrounding communities.
CH2MThe CH2M Foundation committed $10,000 to match all employee giving to any Red Cross or Red Crescent organization supporting the relief effort. As of August 23, employees have already donated $15,000 making a $25,000 charitable impact to date.
Chicken of the Sea$80,000 worth of canned and pouched seafood products were donated to the United Way of Southeast Louisiana.
Citizens Bank, N.A.Citizens Bank and Citizens One has offered a variety of payment extensions and fee waivers aon credit cards; auto, student and mortgage loans; and small business loans to customers in impacted areas.
The Clorox CompanyThe Clorox Company donated 8,636 cases (7 truckloads) of Clorox® liquid bleach and 18,720 cases (3 truckloads) Glad® trash bags to the American Red Cross—and proud supporter of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Responder Program. Additionally, the company will be matching employee donations through workplace giving.
CVS HealthCVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation pledged $100,000 in cash and in-kind support ot organizations providing flood relief—of their contribution, the Foundation donated $50,000 to the Salvation Army USA Southern Territory to provide meals, water, hygienic products, and clean-up kits for evacuees. 
DriveSaversThe data recovery service is working with a network of computer service providers in Louisiana to help victims recover data from damaged devices. The company is offering $300 off data recovery services through September 30, 2016 for single drives, RAIDS, smartphones, and tablets.
Enterprise Holdings Inc.Enterprise Rent-A-Car has deployed more than 3,500 vehicles to meet the transportation needs of Louisiana residents and first responders traveling to the region. Enterprise Car Sales are also offering a special discount for residents who need to replace vechicles. Lastly, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross.
Exxon Mobile Corporation$500,000 was committed to the American Red Cross and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to support local flooding disaster relief assistance.
FedExFedEx has provided in-kind shipping support to American Red Cross, Team Rubicon, Direct Relief and Heart to Heart International for those affected by the flooding. Shipments of critical medicines, hygiene kits and other essential clean-up supplies have been delivered to the region. In addition, FedEx is providing cash support to American Red Cross and Team Rubicon for their operations on the ground in the affected region.
Foresters FinancialIn addition to a $20,000 donation to the American Red Cross. The company has extended the following support measures to Foresters member and cleints: Emergency grant assistance to help with immediate needs; alternative payment arrangements for clients facing serious financial challenges; priotity assistance for loans and withdrawls; and relaxed documentation requirements for death claims.
Georgia-PacificThe Company donated $50,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation Flood Relief Fund and pledged to match employee contributions to the Georgia-Pacific Employees Assistance Fund up to $50,000. Contributions to this fund from employees of Georgia-Pacific or any other Koch company, as well as Georgia-Pacific's match, will go directly to help affected employees in the area. Additionally, Convoy of Hope, the company's ongoing partner for distributing Georgia-Pacific products in disaster areas, has delivered numerous truckloads of bath tissue and paper towels into the area.
Gildan Activewear Inc.An assortment of clothing items, including t-shirts, underwear and socks, to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's office to support their efforts in distributing clothing items to some of the over 30,000 displaced families.
Globalstar, Inc.In partnership with Disaster Tech Labs, Globalstar will support the communication needs of emergency personnel and affected residents by fixing network issues, as well as providing the use of satellite phones and hot-spot units.
GSGDamage at the screen making supply and digital equipment distribution company's Baton Rouge branch prompted a donation matching initiative for displaced employees. Company and customer donations totaled $19,000.
GTLAs part of GTL's "Give To Live" volunteer efforts, donated goods and supplies have been collected to help our Louisiana neighbors in the aftermath of this catastrophic flooding disaster. GTL offices in Mobile, Alabama, have collected various items needed in the relief efforts, including bottled water, baby supplies, toiletries, towels, bed linens, insect repellent, and bleach.
Hancock Holding CompanyThrough company subsidiaries, Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank are providing significant support for flood recovery efforts across the region. The money includes low-interest special disaster assistance, deferred payment loans for residents and businesses, and $60,000 in donations to the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund, the United Way of Acadiana, and the Community Foundation of Acadiana. Bank associates have worked around the clock to re-open operations in affected areas, and for those employees who were affected by the flooding, the bank is managing the distribution and delivery of necessities, clothing, housing and meals; and offering emergency grants to help with expenses; and providing counseling.
Henry Schein, Inc.The Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline will be providing assistance to dentists, physicians, and veterinarians who experience operational, logistical or financial issues as a result of the flooding in southeastern Louisiana. 
Home DepotThe Home Depot Foundation issued $700,000 in relief grants to the American Red Cross, Team Rubicon, and Operation Blessing for disaster assistance in Louisiana and other Gulf communities impacted by the flood. Financial contributions were made in addition to in-kind donations and volunteer hours.
Home FurnitureCash and in-kind donations to the American Red Cross were worth $100,000. Home Furniture employees have also participated in neighborhood cleanup efforts and debris removal, as well as donated and distributed supplies.
Hormel Foods CorporationHormel donated more than 34,000 pounds of shelf-stable products to Convoy of Hope to assist with flood relief efforts in Louisiana.
Humana Inc.

Immediate response efforts include: Humana health plan members in Louisiana with prescriptions can obtain early refills of their medications, and without authorization from their physicians or Humana; Humana members who live in the disaster area, and who contact Humana, will receive automatic authorization for medical services that normally require pre-authorization; and Humana has opened its toll-free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) hotline beyond Humana Louisiana associates and members to include the community. 

Humana has also made a long term commitment to improve public health in New Orleans and Baton Rouge by 20 percent by 2020. A $10,000 donation was made to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank as a measure of their commitment.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.A $25,000 donation was made to the American Red Cross.
JPMorgan Case & Co.The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Foundation has committed $200,000 to the American Red Cross-Louisiana Region, the Capital Area United Way, and the United Way of Acadinana to provide residents with immediate assistance and long term support. The company is also automatically waiving late fees for mortgage, credit card, business banking and auto loans as well as overdraft, ATM and monthly service fees on deposit accounts for customers in affected areas. For non-customers in the affected areas, Chase will not charge a fee to use its ATMs through August. The firm has also reopened 53 of 56 branches in the area.
Kohl'sKohl’s donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross. In addition to a financial contribution, Kohl’s encourages its associates to volunteer in support of cleanup efforts through its Associates in Action volunteer program. In recognition of volunteer hours, Kohl’s will donate additional corporate grants to the nonprofit organizations being supported by Kohl’s associates.
Kroll Ontrack Kroll Ontrack has offered free diagnosis and an $850 flat fee for data recovery of all desktops, laptops and USBs affected by flood waters.
Louis BergerLouis Berger will match employee donations up to $20,000.
LowesLowes pledged $500,000 to the American Red Cross Louisiana relief effort. 
Major Leage Baseball Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association joined together to contribute $250,000.
Manna Freight SystemsEmployees raised $4,000 through donation and company-wide fundraisers to offset expenses of contractors impacted by the flooding. In addition to cash, the company donated several TVs and household furniture. 
Marathon Petroleum CorporationMPC donated $250,000 to aid in recovery efforts.The Red Cross will receive $100,000; United Way will receive $50,000; and various local organizations with critical needs will receive the remaining $100,000.
MelaleucaMelaleuca donated $600,000 worth of clearning products to Louisiana flood victims. Some of these products include, Melaleuca Natural Insect Repellent along with Sol-U-Mel and Sol-U-Guard, disinfectant cleaners that attack mold. 
MoneyGramThe company will be waiving transaction fees for donations to the American Red Cross. In addition to the fee waiver, the MoneyGram Foundation is also providing support through donations made to the emergency response efforts initiated by AmeriCares and Save the Children USA for flooding relief efforts in affected areas.
The Mosaic CompanyThe Mosaic Company Foundation announced a $50,000 contribution to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and $25,000 to Capital Area United Way to support recovery efforts.
NavientA donation of $20,000 was made to the American Red Cross. Additionally, the nation;s largest servicer of student loans, will provide a 30-day disaster forbearance to any customer who is unable to make the normal payment—with additional extensions available upon request.
Nestlé Waters North AmericaIn partnership with AmeriCares, Feeding America, and Gleaning For the World, Nestlé donated twenty-two truckloads, or 475,000 bottles, of Ozarka® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water to disaster relief sites and food banks in Baton Rouge.
New York LifeNew York Life will donate $100,000 to aid flood relief efforts in Louisiana with a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross, a $25,000 donation to Baton Rouge Area Foundation Flood Relief Fund and $25,000 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.
Office Depot Inc.The Office Depot Foundation is partnering with Feed the Children to deliver of three truckloads of relief supplies, personal hygiene items, and food to the communities affected by the recent flooding. Together, the items being sent to Louisiana with the Office Depot Foundation’s support are valued at approximately $150,000. In addition, the Foundation also will make a $5,000 donation to the Humane Society to assist with relief and recovery efforts for pets and their families. To support long-term recovery, the Office Depot Foundation sponsors the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center’s National Disaster Help Desk for Business – a toll-free, 24-hour hotline at 1-888-MY-BIZ-HELP (888-692-4943), which assists small businesses and nonprofit organizations with disaster relief, recovery and rebuilding. The Help Desk also can be reached via e-mail at bclchelpdesk@uschamber.com.
ONE BananaONE Banana donated $10,000 to the Convoy of Hope Disaster Services Team.
Pinnacle Financial Partners$10,000 was donated to the American Red Cross.
Procter & GambleThe Tide Loads of Hope fleet will be deployed to support the relief efforts in Louisiana. The early-responder Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundry vehicle will be the first to arrive and will begin laundry services on August 19th, providing free full-service laundry to residents in Louisiana affected by the recent flooding. Residents can bring clothes (up to two loads per household) to the mobile unit to be washed, dried and folded free of charge for those in the directly affected areas. In addition, P&G will also be providing personal care kits containing items such as Secret deodorant, Crest toothpaste and Pantene shampoo as well as household cleaning products like Bounty, Mr. Clean and Swiffer.
Ready Pac FoodsReady Pac Foods has donated 30,000 freshly made Bistro Salad Bowls and partnered with Domino's to donate an additional 7,000 salads to the American Red Cross.
Regions BankThe bank donated $25,000 to the American National Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Concerned individuals and customers can also donate at Regions Bank branch locations throughout the South, Midwest, and Texas. 
Rite AidThe Rite Aid Foundation donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross.
SC JohnsonSC Johnson donated 80,000 bottles of OFF! Deep Woods personal repellent spray to the American Red Cross to be distributed to those impacted by flooding in Louisiana and Mississipi.
Shell Oil Company
Shell and Motiva committed $500,000 to support the recent flooding in Louisiana and surrounding areas.  Funds will be distributed to the American Red Cross, Capital Area United Way of Baton Rouge and other disaster response organizations focused on the recovery efforts.  In addition, through the internal employee giving program guidelines, Shell and Motiva will match employee contributions to qualified organizations.  
Smithfield FoodsSmithfield Foods' Helping Hungry Homes Program donated 80,000 pounds of protein to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Prior to this delivery, the company donated 25,000 pounds of protein to Operational BBQ Relief and Sam's Club to provide warm meals for flood victims.
SOURCEvapesOne hundred percent of all sales profits from its online store will be donated to the food relief. The company expects this donation around $50,000.
Southeastern GrocersBeginning Wednesday, August 17th, and lasting through August 23rd, all Winn-Dixie, BI-LO and Harveys customers will be able to contribute to the flood relief efforts. Southeastern Grocers Foundation will match customer donations.
StarbucksThe Starbucks Foundation donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross. The company also contributed packaged food for the American Red Cross staffers and volunteers to distribute to impacted residents and first responders.
TargetTarget has pledged to donate up to $400,000 to assist Baton Rouge, LA and its surrounding communities. The donation includes $100,000 to both the Salvation Army and American Red Cross to aid shelter and relief efforts. Additionally, the retailer will donate $30,000 to aid recovery efforts for impacted local schools. In the earliest days of the flooding, Target reached out to local food banks to donate more than $100,000 of food, and is partnering with local non-profits throughout the area to distribute $20,000 in Target GiftCards for necessary supplies for recovery efforts currently underway. Target team members are volunteering their time to contribute to the relief efforts.
TruFund Financial ServicesTruFund is also working with the Small Business Administration and Louisiana Small Business Development Centers to support the recovery efforts of small businesses impacted by the flooding. In addition to loan payment deferment, TruFund personnel have been providing technical assistance and going door to door informing business owners of available resources in the hardest hit areas.
Tyson FoodsTyson Foods sent three trailers worth of product, bread, and ice along with two mobile kitchen units to provide community memebers with cooked meals as part of the company's Meals that Matter program.
U-HaulU-Haul of Northern Louisiana has offered 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to the people in Lafayette, Louisiana. 
uShip Inc.The company is hosting a charitable donation drive and delivery.
VCA Animal HospitalsSelect VCA hospitals in Louisiana are offering free boarding assistance to families who were impacted by the flood. In the cases where pets are not up to date on their vaccinations, VCA will provide vaccinations, as well as other health assessments, free of charge.
VerizonVerizon has offered unlimited domestic talk, text and data relief to qualified Louisiana parishes. Local stores are also open to all residents to charge devices, access the internet, and make calls free of charge.
Visa Inc.Visa made a donation of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to support relief and recovery efforts. Visa also will double-match employee donations to the American Red Cross through mid-September.
WalmartWalmart and the Walmart Foundation are contributing cash and in-kind donations of $1,500,000 to the Salvation Army, American Red Cross, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and governmental entities to help meet the needs of displaced residents. Part of the donation will include coordinating efforts to send more than one million bottles of water. 
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.The WellCare Community Foundation donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross and pledged to match employee contributions to the Red Cross up to $5,000.  Additionally, the company has extended the hours of its Community Assistance Line to help connect those impacted with needed social services to the 4,500 Louisiana-based community organizations and 50 community-based programs providing food, transportation, shelter, and other support services.
Whittington Office FurnitureThe Mississippi retailer is holding a donation drive—scheduled to continue until the company’s 53-foot truck trailer is filled. 
W.W. Grainger, Inc.Grainger donated nearly $400,000 in product to the American Red Cross and is a proud supporter of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program. The company is also matching all eligible employee donations for relief through its three-to-one Matching Charitable Gifts Program.