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For information on how you can help out charitable and volunteer organizations assisting in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina go to:
You can also send your monetary donations to:
American Red Cross
National Disaster Relief Fund
P.O. Box 37243
Washington, D.C. 20013
When mailing a check, please indicate your designation on the check's memo line. (National Disaster Relief Fund)
Other web sites where you can find out how you can assist those who are hurting:
American Red Cross
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Hurricane Response
Habitat For Humanity International
The Humane Society of the US:
For those in Australia who wish to donate to the Red Cross:
The Salvation Army has a ham radio network set up to search for information on those who are missing. It's called SATERN, and their addy is http://www.satern.org/
They have a form to fill out right on the main page with as much info as you have, and you e-mail it to them. Hopefully, they will be able to find information for you.
To donate online to the Salvation Army:
To donate by phone, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY.
To donate by mail, send checks, earmarked 'Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief,' to PO BOX 4857 JACKSON, MS 39296-4857.
Visit your local Wal-Mart or Sam's Club to donate to The Salvation Army's Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
Photos of children separated from their parents by Hurricane Katrina have been posted on a Web site by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in an attempt to reunite families.
hotos of more than two dozen children found in Louisiana were posted on the organization's Web site http://www.missingkids.com/ , together with sometimes scanty information available about them.
For those unable to access Internet in areas where Katrina knocked out electricity, the center has set up a telephone hotline (888-544-5475) for families separated during the hurricane.
Rebuild the Coast Fund: http://www.RebuildTheCoastFund.org
Contributions also can be made at any BancorpSouth branch; or by sending a check or money order to BancorpSouth, c/o Rebuild the Coast Fund Inc., P.O. Box 789, Tupelo, MS. 38802 or Rebuild the Coast Fund, P.O. Box 4500, Tupelo, MS. 38803. Make checks payable to: Rebuild the Coast Fund Inc.
WHAT YOU CAN DO SOS America via Romantic Times magazine
For suggestions on what donated items are needed, here is a small list supplied by relief organizations. This is not complete, many other items are also needed, particularly underwear for adults and children, summer clothing, TOWELS.
Bottled Drinking Water
Bowls, plastic, paper
Cutlery, Plastic Utensils
Diapers, Disposable size 12-24 lbs.
First Aid Kits
Generators Hot and Cold Cups, Paper
Pens, Black and Blue
Plates, plastic, paperPower Cords, Electrical Outdoor 50/100ft.
Sterile Water For Injections
What To Do For Survivors?
ADOPT A REFUGEE.....OR ADOPT A FAMILY
WHAT IS NEEDED?
Money / Supplies.
If you have usable TOWELS, UNDERWEAR, summer clothes, toys, pack them up. New, used, it doesn't matter. They don't have anything.
Children's clothing, toys, baby things, cosmetics, hygiene products, underwear for men and women, night gowns, pyjamas, summer clothes, sandals.
If so, let me know if you want to sponsor/adopt someone. Indicate the number you, your office, or school groups can take on.
Your contribution is deductible if the check (made out to SOS AMERICA, INC). Please sent to:
RT BOOKclub Magazine
SOS America, Inc.
55 Bergen St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Nancy will send you a receipt. She can also take your credit card for donations.
1 800 989 8816 (ext 12)
SEND ALL SUPPLIES TO ADDRESS BELOW.
Checks sent directly to Texas should be made out to Kathryn Falk. If you benefit from a tax deduction, make out check to SOS America,Inc., and send to Brooklyn address, Nancy wil make the transaction.
10218 COUNTY ROAD 941B
RR 1 BOX 134
ALVIN TX 77511-6839
My cell:347 432 2714
If you want to help with underwear and children's supplies in Houston, you can send money or supplies to:
JO CAROL JONES
1122 GLENBAY COURT
LAPORTE, TEXAS 77571
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