Press Release – Donation Items for Hurricane Ida Relief in Cut Off, Louisiana


Press Release

For details and information concerning this release, please contact Meggan Brown, Executive Assistant to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, at 228-875-6722.

September 1, 2021 – For Immediate Release

City of Ocean Springs Collecting Donations for Hurricane Ida Relief in Cut Off, Louisiana

Ocean Springs, MS The City of Ocean Springs is collecting donation items to deliver to Cut Off, Louisiana, the hometown of Ward 2 Alderman Rickey Authement, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana Coast impacting many areas on August 29, 2021. As a City, we have adopted Cut Off, Louisiana to focus our hurricane relief efforts.

We will accept donations at City Hall located at 1018 Porter Avenue and the Ocean Springs Fire Department (across from Walmart) located at 3820 Bienville Blvd. The deadline to drop off donations will be Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 5:00pm as our Fire Department and Police Department plan on delivering items to Cut Off on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

The following is a condensed list of supply items needed for Hurricane Ida relief. For the full list please CLICK HERE:

  • Cleaning Rags/Dish towels
  • Plastic Tote Bins with Lids
  • Industrial Trash Bags
  • Canned Goods (Pop-Top preferred) & non-perishable foods
  • Baby Supplies (diapers, wipes, baby wash)
  • Brooms, Shovels, Mops
  • Washing Detergent & Dish Soap
  • Clorox/sponges/Sanitizing Wipes
  • Sheets & Blankets
  • Hand Sanitizers/Lotions/Chapstick
  • First-Aid supplies
  • Lighters and lighter fluid/ Empty 5 Gallon Gas Cans
  • New underwear and socks
  • Charcoal & Grills
  • Toilet Paper/Paper Towel
  • Aluminum foil
  • Paper Plates and Cups & Plastic utensils
  • Ziploc bags
  • Tool Kits

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564