CHICAGO — A Black-led organization is accepting donations to help communities hurt by Hurricane Ida.
Journey for Justice, a Chicago-based group, is attempting to raise at least $20,000 this week, according to a news release. The money will be used to serve 1,000 families impacted by the hurricane, with donations going toward providing families with bottled water, toiletries, non-perishable food, paper towels and other supplies.
Chicagoans can donate online at j4jalliance.com/donate.
Journey for Justice is a national alliance of community organizers that is led by Black and Brown people in 36 cities across the United States.
The group is teaming up with Louisiana and Baton Rouge NAACP groups and Step Up Louisiana, an economic and educational justice group, to bring desperately needed supplies to families impacted by Hurricane Ida.
The organizations plan to return to Louisiana biweekly to continue with aid efforts, according to a news release.
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