NEW ORLEANS (press release) – With commercial power still out in many parts of Southeastern Louisiana, Verizon is extending and expanding its relief offer and providing unlimited calling, texting and data to its consumer and small business* customers in the following parishes and counties through September 10:

Louisiana Parishes: Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Saint Bernard, Saint Charles, Saint James, Saint Tammany, St Helena, St John the Baptist, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana


Mississippi Counties: Pearl River, Pike


*Small business customers with 50 lines or less


Customers do not need to do anything to qualify as long as their billing zip code is within the covered area. Included zip codes can be found at this link.

Text to Donate: Verizon customers can help provide relief to those impacted by Hurricane Ida by texting to donate to the following:

Text FOOD to 80100 to make a one-time $10 donation to the World Central Kitchen. They have boots on the ground already and are preparing stations in safe zones in order to provide nutritious meals in this time of need to families, volunteers and anyone affected by the hurricane.

Text GIVE to 52000 to make a one-time $10 donation to The Salvation Army National Corporation to help in rescuing those in need – supplying food, water, shelter, and vital resources. Your ongoing support helps them continue until the healing’s complete.

For updates on Verizon’s response to Hurricane Ida, please check the Verizon Emergency Resource Center.