New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-09-21 03:02:00 –
The Rotary Club of Zachary donated 50 relief buckets with cleaning supplies to help those affected by extratropical cyclones.
Extratropical cyclones caused destruction on August 29, affecting many Rotarian families in the parishes of Terbonne and Lafourche and the Grand Isle.
The Curry Rotarian spent September 11 shopping, collecting, organizing, and delivering relief buckets to Houma. While collecting items, many Zachary companies donated or discounted many of the cleaning supplies they needed. Zachary Lumber, Home Depot, Walmart, Sherwin Williams and Dollar Tree collaborated.
In addition, the city of Zachary and the Rotary Club of Zachary provided food to 1,100 residents in the Houma area. Houma was one of the first cities to be directly affected by Hurricane Ida, destroying many homes and surrounding assets.
Mayor David Amlein and his culinary team traveled on September 15 to fry 350 pounds of fish with the help of Zachary Rotarians delivering to those in need. Francis Nezianya, owner and councilor of Zachary Subway, donated 750 cookies and bread rolls.
“We fed more than 1,100 inhabitants and fried french fries when the fish were gone,” said Sharon Phillips, a spokesman for the city of Zachary and a member of Zachary Rotary. Stated. “We met the Houma Rotary Club and they helped provide dinner to the poor and refugees.”
“There was so much devastation,” Phillips said.
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