One of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the U.S., Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday, August 29 as a Category 4 storm and has left hundreds of thousands of people without power, in addition to significant destruction across Louisiana communities. Here is a list of partners responding to the most immediate needs that you might consider supporting to help with relief and recovery efforts.
- American Red Cross
- Catholic Charities
- Direct Relief
- Team Rubicon
- The Salvation Army
- World Central Kitchen
We will continue to update this list as more information and resources become available. For any questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. CHAMBER FOUNDATION RESOURCES
The U.S. Chamber Foundation has a number of resources to help small businesses recover during this uncertain time.
- Our Disaster Help Desk for Business is available at 1-888-MY-BIZ-HELP (888-692-4943) to provide businesses and chambers with direct support from disaster recovery experts. The Disaster Help Desk team has advised thousands of small businesses nationwide, and our team is here to help businesses recovery as quickly as possible and chart a path forward.
- Resilience in a Box, made possible by The UPS Foundation is a resource guide based on best practices designed to help educate business leaders on disaster preparedness and business resilience. This tool is available in French and Spanish, as well and includes a Top 20 Tips that businesses can do now in advance of the storm.
- Small Business Preparedness and Recovery Quick Guides, made possible by Shell, has tailored tips for small businesses and chambers looking to prepare and recover.