United Way of Southwest Louisiana has launched a Fire Relief Fund to support individuals and families. 100% of the proceeds are directed to distributing relief funds according to the community’s most urgent needs and assisting firefighters with needs. Donations can be made at unitedwayswla.org/fireswla or by texting FIRESWLA to 40403.
The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office is doing a drive for the following items for the Beauregard Parish Firefighters: Water, pop-up canopy tents and high-velocity fans.
If you are interested in giving please bring donations to 415 W. Cotton St., Ville Platte. Donations can be made 24/7 by Aug. 30. Every little bit will be greatly appreciated. Please call 337-363-2161 with any questions.