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Wednesday, August 31, 2005

How to Help Hurricane Victims

We'll be collecting donations for the Red Cross at tomorrow's DFA-DFNM Meetup. Here are some other ways to give. Patience is required. I've been trying to click on the Red Cross page on and off all morning without success. It must be swamped, which is a good thing.

Courtesy of League of Conservation Voters:

Charity Navigator provides information on charities and tips on giving.

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


America's Second Harvest, 800-344-8070.
Adventist Community Services, 800-381-7171.
Catholic Charities USA, 800-919-9338.
Christian Disaster Response, 941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554.
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, 800-848-5818.
Church World Service, 800-297-1516.
Convoy of Hope, 417-823-8998.
Lutheran Disaster Response, 800-638-3522.
Mennonite Disaster Service, 717-859-2210.
Nazarene Disaster Response, 888-256-5886.
Operation Blessing, 800-436-6348.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, 800-872-3283.
Salvation Army, 800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769).
Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief, 800-462-8657, Ext. 6440.
United Methodist Committee on Relief, 800-554-8583.

Local blog has a link to a growing collection of Hurricane Katrina photo galleries.

And what was our president doing yesterday in San Diego? Celebrating our victory over Japan in WWII and playing the guitar in San Diego:


August 31, 2005 at 11:44 AM in Current Affairs | Permalink


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