Donation Effort for Harvey Flood Victims


Local residents can bring donations to the parking lot of the Laketown Center, at the corner of Williams Blvd. and Joe Yenni Blvd., where bulk containers will be located near Planet Fitness, 4521 Williams Blvd. Motorists will be able to turn into the center parking lot, drop off donations to volunteers, and then head out to the Freedom Fest at the Lake to enjoy the newest music festival in the New Orleans area.


Donations are being accepted from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Festival gates open beginning at 2 p.m. with the musical acts scheduled from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.


In addition to only pre-packaged items, local residents should avoid bringing chemicals, perishable food items, toys, books or clothing. Those items will not be accepted. Flood victims are in need of the following items: