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Convoy of Hope Continues Response to Hurricane Ida

SPRINGFIELD, MO — September 23, 2021 — Convoy of Hope team members are continuing distributions and assisting survivors across southern Louisiana. 

Convoy has distributed nearly 3 million pounds of relief supplies to more than 150,000 individuals in affected areas. Additionally, Convoy has distributed multiple loads of food, water and relief supplies in the northeastern U.S., where remnants of Ida devastated communities.

“We’re thankful for the Convoy of Hope aid — they have been pivotal in helping out the communities,” said Margie Vives Trinidad of Ciudad Refugio Kenner, a local Convoy of Hope partner. “Hurricane Ida was a devastating hurricane.”

Ida knocked out power for more than 1 million residents of Louisiana — including the entire city of New Orleans — tore apart buildings, overtopped levees and flooded communities across Louisiana’s coast. 

Although power and water are returning to many areas across the disaster zone, some households are still waiting. Convoy of Hope’s teams are diligently working to identify communities still in need throughout the greater New Orleans area.

To date, Convoy of Hope has served more than 30 communities following Hurricane Ida.

Convoy will continue to provide relief to those in need during this crisis. To give toward Convoy of Hope’s Hurricane Ida response, click here.

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About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator since 2002. Convoy of Hope has served more than 160 million people since it was founded in 1994. For more information, please visit