Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

We will continue to add updates as information becomes available.  

Please see below for information about how to assist with relief efforts.  


On August 29, 2021, the Pointe-au-Chien Tribal Community took a direct hit from Hurricane Ida.  

Richard Verdin house.jpg

Hurricane Ida Slams PAC

Hurricane Ida's second landfall occurred in our Tribal Territory, bringing a wave of destruction and 150 mph winds.  There is extensive damage to and destruction of homes.  This has been a devastating blow to our Tribal community.  

We will need help in the recovery and restoration process.  We will provide more information on how you can help and what is needed. 

We are very grateful for the donations received.  This had made a difference to the lives of our Tribal members as we recover from this unprecedented storm. 

Right now, we need

  • Help to remove debris

  • Building Materials including Wood, plywood, wood screws, nails, hammers

  • Totes/Containers to help store items salvaged from homes

  • Tools

  • Wheelbarrows

  • Rakes

  • Brooms and Mops

  • Cleaning Supplies

  • Air Mattresses

  • Rolling magnets to pick up nails/screws

  • Rubber Boots

  • Fans

  • Heaters

  • Towels

  • Tire patches/plugs

  • Dehumidifiers

  • Storage Sheds

  • Temporary Living Structures

  • ***Please no clothes, we have received an abundance of clothes donations. 


Finally, almost four weeks later, electricity and running water is restored.  Our tribal members also need temporary housing while they repair their lives.   If you have a camper trailer that you would like to donate, please contact us.  


Please feel free to donate using the button on the bottom of the page.

Please visit our Louisiana Coastal Tribes Coalition website for drop off locations and list of items/supplies needed.  

Bbaz boat.jpg