Laundry Services Provided by Partnership

September 27, 2020, by Tami


Free Laundry Services Provided By Partnership

Nonprofits and Lake Charles Mayor To Assist With Laundry Services

LAKE CHARLES, LA, September 27 – United Way of Southwest Louisiana, Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter and Catholic Charities have partnered together in the wake of Hurricane Laura to provide free laundry services to those without access to machines, water or detergent. Community members in need may choose between self-service or a voucher program for drop-off service at Ray’s Laundry Service, 2020 Moeling Street, Lake Charles, LA.

“Many of the everyday services we take for granted like laundry have been stripped away in Hurricane Laura’s aftermath,” Denise Durel, United Way of Southwest Louisiana president and CEO, said. “Our hope is that this community gift will remind Southwest Louisiana residents that we see every struggle, we are here for them and we won’t rest until the region is completely restored.”

“Citizens from every walk of life are facing crisis after crisis from Laura’s devastation,” Hunter, said. “Even having a means of doing laundry has become difficult but it is my honor to help meet that simple need,” he said.

Services are available for free at one load, per person, per week. Laundry detergent is provided by Catholic Charities. Community members in need can visit Catholic Charities, 1225 2nd Street, Lake Charles, LA at 8:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, to sign up for self-service or to receive a voucher for drop-off services.

For more information on Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana call 337-439-7436. For more information on United Way of Southwest Louisiana’s Hurricane Laura relief efforts visit,

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About United Way of Southwest Louisiana

United Way of Southwest Louisiana is an authority on recognizing, measuring and mobilizing the resources to target community needs in Southwest Louisiana with a focus on four pillars: Education, Economic Mobility, Health and Basic Needs. For 80 years, we have supported efforts in Allen, Beauregard, Cameron, Calcasieu and Jeff Davis Parish that improve the quality of life for all residents through volunteerism and resource development.

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