City of Baker calling on members of community to help LaPlace recover from Hurricane Ida

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"Let's unite the compassion and empathy of Baker citizens, businesses, and other caring hearts in service to the city of LaPlace, LA as they transition post Hurricane Ida."

FILE – In this Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 file photo, flood waters surround storm damaged homes in Lafourche Parish, La., as residents try to recover from the effects of Hurricane Ida. The federal government rolled out a new program to calculate flood insurance rates that it says will be more precise and fair. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

BAKER, La. (BRPROUD) – Hurricane Ida left a lot of damage in its wake.

Residents in Montegut, Louisiana are still struggling 74 days after the storm ripped through Terrebonne Parish.

LaPlace was also hit hard by Hurricane Ida and one local community is trying to help residents of that city recover from the storm.

The City of Baker is holding what they call a Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief Rally.

Details about the Rally for churches, businesses and residents in Baker can be found below:

Churches/Businesses: Host a donation site during the weeks of November 8-19th so that customers may place donated items for pick up between November 18th and 19th. 

Donate to the Baker Charitable Foundation to purchase items to warm their winter season. Checks may be made payable to the Baker Charitable Foundation.

Citizens: Look for this flyer and place donated items in the box for pick-up instore between November 18th and19th.

Drop off donated items on November 20, 2021, New Journey Fellowship Center between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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