helpful information


I found this over at NPR.Com today.  I thought it would be a good thing to pass along…

How to Help Hurricane Katrina’s Victims, August
30, 2005 ·
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the American Red
Cross and other government and private agencies are scrambling to respond to
the disaster caused by Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast. Following is a
list, provided by FEMA, of groups and their phone numbers set up solely for
cash donations and volunteers:

Donate Cash:

  • American Red Cross:  1-800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English, 1-800-257-7575 Spanish

  • Operation Blessing:  1-800-436-6348

  • America’s Second Harvest:   1-800-344-8070

Donate Cash and/or Volunteer:

  • Adventist Community Services:  1-800-381-7171

  • Catholic Charities, USA:  703 549-1390

  • Christian Disaster Response :  941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554

  • Christian Reformed World Relief Committee:  1-800-848-5818

  • Church World Service:  1-800-297-1516

  • Convoy of Hope:  417-823-8998

  • Corporation for National and Community Service Disaster Relief Fund:  202-606-6718

  • Lutheran Disaster Response:  800-638-3522

  • Mennonite Disaster Service:  717-859-2210

  • Nazarene Disaster Response:  888-256-5886

  • Presbyterian Disaster Assistance:  800-872-3283

  • Salvation Army :  1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769)

  • Southern Baptist Convention — Disaster Relief:  1-800-462-8657, ext. 6440

  • United Methodist Committee on Relief:  1-800-554-8583

Source: FEMA

I hope that this post finds all of you (and yours) healthy, safe and secure.


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