Sunday, September 04, 2005

Help Katrina victims

Most organizations are requesting financial donations for Hurricane Katrina relief to help the folks in Mississippi and Louisiana and Alabama and Florida and Georgia. This enables them to use the funds for what is most needed within communities that are most affected.

American Red Cross: ( http://www.redcross.org ) 800-435-7669 or 800-HELP-NOW.

Salvation Army: ( http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/ )

United Methodist Committee on Relief: ( http://www.umcor.org/ ) 800-554-8583.

America's Second Harvest: ( http://www.secondharvest.org/ ) for hunger relief. 800-344-8070.

Catholic Charities: ( http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/ ) 800-919-9338.

Church World Services: ( http://www.churchworldservice.org ) 800-297-1516.

Heart to Heart International: ( http://www.hearttoheart.org/ ) 913-764-5200

Network for Good: ( http://www.networkforgood.org ) provides easy access for donations to a number of charities including the Humane Society of America (for pets,) and various chapters of the United Way in Florida and Louisiana.

Feed the Children: ( http://www.feedthechildren.org/ ) 800-525-7575.

Operation USA: ( http://operationusa.org/index.html )  (323) 658-8876.

AmeriCares: ( http://www.americares.org/ ) (800) 486-4357.

Noah's Wish: ( http://www.noahswish.org/ ) Rescue and shelter for animals during disasters. Send checks to Noah's Wish, P.O. Box 997, Placerville, Calif. 95667, 530-622-9313.

Convoy of Hope: ( http://www.convoyofhope.org/ ) General disaster relief. 417-823-8998.

Samaritan's Purse: ( http://www.samaritanspurse.org/ ) General disaster relief. 800-567-8183.

Mercy Corps: ( http://www.mercycorps.org/ ) (888) 256-1900.

Operation Blessing: ( http://www.operationblessing.org/ ) for hunger relief. 800-730-2537.

This listing was compiled by Knight Ridder ( http://tinyurl.com/cnvxo ) with additions by the Green Dog -- GDD

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