New Orleans, LA | Published on March 30, 2016
Helm Paint & Decorating will serve as a collection point for donated supplies to assist families and the clean-up of flooded homes and businesses in St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes. The donated supplies will be distributed through Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans and utilized during organized volunteer recovery efforts to assist with the removal of debris, trash, and mud/sand.
Donations of formula and diapers as well as basic cleaning supplies, trash bags and retailer gift cards are needed most. Helm Paint & Decorating will collect donations during business hours Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Closed Sunday, at the following locations in New Orleans, Metairie, Mandeville and Hammond:
8180 Earhart Boulevard, 70118
5331 Canal Boulevard, 70124
2801 Magazine Street, 70115
6820 Veterans Boulevard, 70003
3659 HWY 190 70471
2108 W. Thomas
“Removing debris, assisting with the necessary cleanup, and securing the items that families desperately need is first step in the recovery process,” said Sr. Marjorie Hebert, President and CEO of Catholic Charities. “We are grateful to Helm Paint and Decorating for serving as a collection point for donated cleaning supplies, diapers and formula which will allow Catholic Charities to provide assistance to as many people as possible.”
In addition to collecting donated supplies for Catholic Charities, Helm Paint and Decorating is also offering $25 gift certificates to help subsidize the cost of paint for residents in the impacted areas. “I understand and empathize with those that have been affected by the recent rain events and the aftermath that families are left to deal with. We wanted to do our part to help,” said Joe Helm, General manager of Helm Paint and Decorating, Inc.
Financial donations to support Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans disaster recovery efforts may be made securely online at www.ccano.org or by calling 504-592-5688.
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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans provides hope, help and loving care for the most vulnerable and needy in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. We work to be the hands and heart of Jesus Christ for our brothers and sisters in need. Through our ministries, programs and community partnerships, we provide a comprehensive network of social services that connects clients to resources and acts as a springboard to self-sufficiency for those struggling. We offer support that empowers individuals, families and communities to grow and thrive. Our Mission: Respecting the dignity and potential of each human person, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans collaborates with the wider community to serve those in need. Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, we offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless, and empower the poor and vulnerable to foster a more just society. www.ccano.org