Ways to Help Our Neighbors Affected by the Floods

Here are several ways that the Louisiana charter school community can help those in neighborhoods that have been devastated by the recent flooding:

Individual School Fundraising Sites/Wish Lists

Relief Funds

A+PEL’s Disaster Relief Fund
The Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL), has created a dedicated fund to support teachers who have lost their classroom materials during this year’s horrific flooding. 100% of the donations will be given DIRECTLY to Louisiana teachers.

Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Flood Relief Fund
The Foundation will send staff members across South Louisiana to find where needs are the greatest. Our research will ensure that your donations go quickly and directly to nonprofits that are doing the most for people who call Louisiana home.

New Schools for Baton Rouge’s School Flood Relief
New Schools for Baton Rouge (NSBR) has set up a page with ways you can donate time, resources, and funds to help NSBR supported schools, their staff members, and their students during this challenging time.

NOLA Pay It Forward Fund
Activated by the Mayor of New Orleans in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation, the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund: Helping Families in Neighboring Parishes will provide resources for the early relief and rebuilding efforts of those communities impacted by the recent floods.

Donation Collection

New Schools for New Orleans/RSD/OPSB Donation Collection
The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB), Recovery School District (RSD), and New Schools for
New Orleans (NSNO) are now collecting and organizing donations benefiting students and
schools affected by flooding in south Louisiana

NOLA Moms Blog: Drop Off/Donation Information
The NOLA Moms Blog has compiled a list of ways for New Orleans-area residents to help Louisiana flood victims, from information on service opportunities to donation drop off locations.

For LAPCS Member Schools

“Adopt” a School in Need
Interested schools may sign up to help out a school affected by flooding, and LAPCS will work to match you with a school in need.