St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Donations and Food Update

Donations and Food Update

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – In an effort to assist those who have been affected by the tornado, below is an update on feeding that will take place throughout the Parish in the upcoming days.

Donations including toiletries, yard equipment, water and tarps are being accepted at the St. John Community Center, 2900 Hwy 51 in LaPlace. Monetary donations can be made to St. John United Way, fund “SJUWTORNADO.”

Groups or individuals over the age of 18 who are interested in volunteering with debris removal for the tornado victims can call the volunteer hotline at 1.256.503.1024 or register online at  Affected residents can also call this number for assistance.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

  • 11 am – 2 pm
  • St. John Community Center, 2900 Hwy 51, LaPlace

-        Food, Non-Perishables, Water

-        Meals from Second Harvesters and West St. John Civic Association

Saturday, March 5, 2016

  • 12 noon
  • LaPlace Urgent Care Parking Lot -
  • Various meals from participating restaurants

Sunday, March 6, 2016

  • 11 am
  • Corner of Palmetto and Indigo Parkway
  • Marching Pride of Riverside along with Raising Canes and New Orleans Hamburger and Seafood will distribute hot meals

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

  • 7-8 p.m.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints , 15 Palmetto Dr., LaPlace
  • Walkthrough/Giveaway for tornado victims
  • Household items, clothing, school supplies, and other goods can be donated and dropped off at the church building on Wednesday March 2nd from 6-8 p.m., and on Sunday March 6th from 12-1 p.m.

Red Cross and other agencies/groups will also be mobile feeding in damaged areas.