http://www.churchworldservice.org/ Founded in 1946,
Church World Service is the relief, development, and refugee
assistance ministry of 36 Protestant, Orthodox, and Anglican
denominations in the United States.
Regarding Hurricane Katrina Efforts:
CWS is helping to support immediate needs and preparing for
continuing assistance, working within affected communities to meet
the long-term recovery and reconstruction needs of the most
vulnerable. Shoulder to shoulder with the interfaith community in
the affected areas, as well as federal emergency officials, CWS will
be providing vital assistance as families and communities work to
put their lives back together again.
Convoy of Hope were in the South before Katrina
I'm encouraging all American visitors to my
site to donate used clothing, especially children's clothing to the
Salvation Army. School supplies are needed as well if that can be
Volunteers are needed at all the local Red Cross outlets to help.
There's a search engine where you can find your local Red Cross
headquarter. If nothing else you can contact them to get Natural
Disaster trailing, CPR training, First Aid training.
America's 2nd Harvest
NAACP Disaster Fund
ACORN Recovery Fund
TO DONATE MONEY
Specify donations for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
American Red Cross, 1-800-435-7669, P.O. Box 37243, Washington,
D.C. 20013. On the Web at
Catholic Charities USA, 1-800-919-9338,
Hurricane Katrina, P.O. Box 25168, Alexandria, VA 22313-9788. On the
Christian Contractors Association,
1-800-278-7703, 2009 S Broad St., Brooksville, FL 34604. On the Web
Church World Service, 1-800-297-1516, P.O. Box 968, Elkhart, IN,
46515. On the Web at www.churchworldservice.org.
Convoy of Hope, 1-800-988-0664 or 417
823-8998, 330 S Patterson, Springfield, MO 65802. On the Web at
Emergency Animal Rescue Services (the disaster rescue program of
United Animal Nations), (916) 429-2457, P.O. Box 188890, Sacramento,
CA 95818. On the Web at www.uan.org
Episcopal Relief and Development/U.S. Hurricane Relief Fund,
1-800-334-7626, ext. 5129, P.O. Box 12043, Newark, NJ, 07101-5043.
On the Web at www.er-d.org
Baptist Convention, 1-800-226-8584, Attention: Baptist Men's
Department, Hurricane Disaster Relief, 1230 Hendricks Ave.,
Jacksonville, FL 32207.
Florida Conference United Church of Christ, (407) 835-7501, 924 N
Magnolia Ave., Suite 250, Orlando, FL 32803.
Lutheran Disaster Response, 1-800-638-3522, 8765 W Higgins Road,
Chicago, IL 60631. On the Web at
Mennonite Disaster Service, 717 859-2210, 1018 Main
St. Akron, PA 17501. On the Web at
Presbyterian Church, 1-800-872-3283, Attention: PCUSA, Individual
Remittance Processing, P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15624-3700.
Write on check: #000169. On the Web at
1-800-725-2769, Salvation Army Headquarters, P.O. Box 269,
Alexandria, VA 22313 with a note "Katrina Disaster relief." On the
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, (770)
410-6133, P.O. Box 116543, Atlanta, GA 30368. On the Web at
www.namb.net/dr Make checks
payable to: NAMB.
United Methodist Committee on Relief, 1-800-554-8583, 475
Riverside Drive, Room 330, New York, NY 10115. Use advance #982410.
On the Web at www.umcor.org
United Way, Tampa Bay 813 274-0900 or (727) 535-3545, 1000 N Ashley
Drive Suite 800, Tampa, FL, 33602. On the Web at
www.uwtb.org Or donate at any
SunTrust bank branch.