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TigerHax1000
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BR now, LC Then
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Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Calling all Tiger Nation and Tiger Droppings faithful. The damage and devastation in Lake Charles is not getting the coverage that it needs. There are many people without. Just because there wasn't an "unsurvivable" storm surge, doesn't mean it wasn't the strongest storm to hit the coast in 100+ years. Please share and help as you can. Fellow classmate and true hometown, MLB pitcher started a gofundme to help rebuild LC. Please share and hope LC and the surrounding area can get the help it needs. Thanks!

GoFundMe Page
LINK

SWLA Food Relief Link
LINK

Hurricane Laura-The night and day after documentary
LINK

Thank you!
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BlackPawnMartyr
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Houston, TX
Member since Dec 2010
12944 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Just drove past there. Seemed like 1 in 6 pine trees were snapped in half. All the homes and businesses near I-10 had significant damage.


couv1217
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2007
2759 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Was down there weekend. Traveled under that tree during the day and almost ran into it that night


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sgallo3
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Dorne
Member since Sep 2008
21283 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
quote:

Seemed like 1 in 6 pine trees were snapped in half.


Yep. And all kinds of trees uprooted as well


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tigerpimpbot
Jacksonville St. Fan
Florida Board
Member since Nov 2011
58305 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
My SO’s aunt and uncle’s house sustained significant damage but it’s still standing. LC took a shot.


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blueboy
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Member since Apr 2006
42847 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
The 2 disc golf courses over there are shredded. It must have been historically bad.


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SW2SCLA
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We all float down here
Member since Feb 2009
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re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Thanks for starting this thread and to the admins for the sticky! SWLA needs all the help it can get! Thanks to all who contribute and help our little corner of the world get back on its feet! God bless you all!


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Quesadilla Superman
LSU Fan
SELA
Member since Aug 2020
141 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Don’t forget the folks north in Ragley, Longville and DeRidder. They all got smashed. I have family that lives there.

Brother sent me videos, pics of areas south of LC. Hackberry and Holly Beach looked unrecognizable. Sad.

Praying the whole SWLA is able to recover fast and my heart hurts for all the folks there.


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el Gaucho
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bawcomville
Member since Dec 2010
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re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Ima spend Labor Day at my farm cutting up trees and moving trash

We like 15 minutes outside lc


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BoogerEater
LSU Fan
Lake Charles, La.
Member since Feb 2008
1548 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
My sister, BIL and kids have been serving food out of their food truck, Cajun on Da Geaux, for the past week around Lake Charles for free from donations they have gathered. They have served around 6k meals for free, so far. Crazy stories coming from them about how bad it was and what these people are going through. God bless everyone over there right now.


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jimbeam
USA Fan
University of LSU
Member since Oct 2011
65586 posts
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re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Don’t let JBE get wind of this


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CoastLSUFan
Member since Nov 2010
345 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
My husband and I are heading into Sulphur tomorrow to deliver supplies and help my family with cleanup efforts. My little brother told me it looks like a war zone—the worst he has ever seen—and he helped up clean up after our house flooded in Katrina. I can’t even imagine how it’ll feel to see my hometown like that.

God bless everyone who is donating and helping.


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AmosMosesAndTwins
New Orleans Saints Fan
Lake Charles
Member since Apr 2010
15595 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Gutted my house today. shite sucks.


deaconjones35
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Thibodaux
Member since Sep 2009
9094 posts
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re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
See lots of babes all players donating a good chunk of change. Good for them.


Run up middle
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DeRidder
Member since Oct 2012
839 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
I live in DeRidder, it’s pretty bad here. Huge pine trees down everywhere and on peoples houses. LC had major wind damage, we had wind damage, but most damage from trees on houses


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tiger91
LSU Fan
South of Lafayette
Member since Nov 2005
26830 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
The whole thing Amos? Like everything except studs? Hang in there.


LSUJML
LSU Fan
BR
Member since May 2008
25858 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
I can’t imagine that feeling,

Keep your head up, things will get better


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USEyourCURDS
USA Fan
Member since Apr 2016
9978 posts
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re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
Help if y’all can. The entirety of SW Louisiana was affected. This is getting next to no coverage nationally (probably because of the election)


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gumbeaux
LSU Fan
Member since Jun 2004
2922 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
It was like a 30 mike wide EF3 tornado. It’s indescribable. And it’s so unbearably hot.


BayouNation
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Sep 2008
1318 posts

re: Lake Charles Needs Help Tiger Nation-Pray for SWLA
How do we help? Are there any organized events this Labor Day weekend?


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