Louisiana flood relief

Oysters helping Louisiana flood victims

Winztell’s Oyster House restaurants are teaming up to help the victims of the Louisiana flooding. Five restaurant locations are selling special oysters through the month of September, and all the proceeds will go to flood relief. The oysters are available for only $1 and $5 They aren’t selling the oysters you eat, but oysters to hang on the wall. Pictures…

Saints Punter Morstead starts School Supply Drive for Louisiana Flood Victims

NEW ORLEANS, La. (teamcomeback.org) — Catastrophic flooding has displaced thousands of people across southern Louisiana. According to the Associated Press: 13 dead 40,000 homes affected 30,000 rescued 70,000 registered for federal disaster assistance 11,000 in shelters (at the height of flooding) While donations and supplies are pouring in, one of the last things on the minds of families who’ve lost…

RTJ Golf’s Labor Day Weekend Louisiana flood relief benefit

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (rtjgolf.com)¬†– While area golfers will soon enjoy a long Labor Day weekend on Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, they will be helping flood victims in Louisiana. From Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5, the RTJ Golf Trail will donate $10 to the American Red Cross South Louisiana Flood Relief ¬†from every round of golf with a…

Alabama’s Avery Johnson helping flood victims

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has donated a truckload of supplies to help flood victims in Louisiana. The New Orleans native and Southern University graduate filled a rented 18-wheeler with items such as soap, towels, clothes and water to help flood victims. The truck departed Tuscaloosa on Thursday for Baton Rouge. Johnson says his “heart goes…