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Greater St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church Lake Charles, LA Lives Impacted: 500 Lake Charles has been at the center of two hurricanes this year — Laura, one of the most powerful storms to hit Louisiana, followed by Delta only six weeks later. Eager to provide immediate assistance, numerous organizations hosted...

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Community Food Bank https://www.food-bank.org/ Lives Impacted: 3,000 Community Food Bank has always been a source of stability and inspiration in the North Texas area. In 2020, the organization has met varying needs by providing food, responding to natural disasters, and helping provide essentials to those homebound due to the public...

When Hurricane Delta made landfall along the Louisiana coast on October 9, it broke a 104-year-old record by becoming the 10th named storm to strike the continental U.S. in a single season. In a normal year, only a handful of hurricanes manage to make landfall. The Category 2 hurricane arrived just...

It’s been said that the novel coronavirus doesn’t discriminate — anyone can become infected, get sick, and possibly die. While that is certainly true, numerous studies show that the pandemic has disproportionately hurt communities of color, in terms of catching COVID-19, dying from the disease, and suffering from the economic fallout...

All Hands and Hearts DeQuincy, LA https://allhandsandhearts.org Donor: Box of Rain Lives Impacted: 1500+ Almost 15 years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana, Hurricane Laura made landfall as a category 4 storm as one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the state. Hurricane Laura caused many of Louisiana's water systems to be...

The American West is currently suffering through some of its worst-ever wildfires, fueled by a dangerous combination of climate change, decades without proper fire suppression, and highly unusual lightning storms, experts say. In the past several weeks, millions of acres have burned as the result of nearly 100 major blazes that...

When we think about what happens in a disaster, it’s not hard to picture the massive devastation brought on by a hurricane, tornado or wildfire. We’ve all seen the images on television. But disasters don’t just cause physical damage. They inevitably lead to a second set of issues — the emotional...