How To Help Houma Christmas Morning Fire Survivors

A relief effort in is underway for two families who lost everything including the lives of 3 children.Iglesia de Dios Getsemani in East Houma is organizing relief efforts for surviving family members of a fatal Christmas morning fire.

Three children ages 11, 12 and 13 perished.

Ten family members, mostly children, escaped.

Pastor Sal Herrera says funeral expenses present a tremendous burden.


As of December 27th, a special bank account is open if people wish to help.

Financial donations can be deposited at any Capital One bank to Account #2082365454

Herrera says any and all donations like clothes and basic necessities can be brought to two locations.

In Houma-  Iglesia de Dios Getsemani church at 431 grand Caillou Rd.

In Metairie- Iglesia de Dios Getsemani church at 2701 Transcontinental drive.

Church member Maria says she will pick up donations. Call 985-360-7484