Mayor Landrieu activates NOLA Pay it Forward fund for typhoon victims

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Mayor Mitch Landrieu Wednesday reactivated the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund for New Orleanians to contribute to recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan that devastated several regions of the Philippines on November 7th.

the greatest need is for financial donations to aid in immediate relief efforts. Mayor Landrieu is encouraging residents to make donations for storm recovery and assistance in areas impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. Money raised through the fund will support non-profit organizations assisting in relief and recovery efforts.

Those interested in donating to the Fund can go online to, click "Specify the Fund Name or Intent", and enter "NOLA Pay It Forward Fund – Typhoon Haiyan" in the blank field.

Donors can also call Allie Betts, donor relations manager at the Greater New Orleans Foundation at 504-598-4663 extension 19.