Colorado Red Cross sending volunteers to Louisiana to help flood victims

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ST AMANT, LA - AUGUST 18: Elsie Lazarus salvages what she can from the bedroom of her flooded home on August 18, 2016 in St Amant, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water causing at least thirteen deaths and thousands of homes damaged by the flood waters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Red Cross volunteers in Colorado and Wyoming are traveling to Louisiana to help flood victims.

They’re bringing two Red Cross emergency response vehicles.

Volunteers will help bring food, water and supplies to flood victims.

The floods have displaced tens of thousands of people.  The Red Cross says more than 10,000 people have stayed in their shelters.

If you would like to help, you can donate by visiting

You can also call 1-800-RED CROSS or text “LAFLOODS” TO 90999 and make $10 donation.


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