Victim of Hurricane Katrina Needs Your Help


The City of New Orleans and the surrounding Gulf Coast has experienced an unthinkable disaster with the impact of Katrina. As of right now the experts are stating that New Orleans may be uninhabitable for the next 2 months.

You can help with your donations. Right now we are steering people to the Red Cross. If there are local charities that may be able to help these people. we will let you know.

To donate to the Red Cross, click here.

Red Cross

or Call 1-800-Help-Now

Thank you for your support, these people will need it.

California Yankee has a great list of resources to help this catastrophe.

On a personal note, we have a reader who is missing family members Billy and Margaret Gill in Bogalusa, LA. If you have any information, please email us at tom@scaredmonkeys.comand we will get that information to the family.

You can make a secure online contribution by visiting the Red Cross Online Donation Page.

You can also donate by phone:

English speaking

Spanish Speaking

Catholic Charities USA

1-800-919-9338, or online at

Salvation Army

1-800-SAL-ARMY, or online at

United Methodist Committee on Relief

1-800-554-8583, or online at


Episcopal Relief & Development:

1-800-334-7626 or

Archdiocese of Miami-Dade

Monetary donations are being accepted by the Archdiocese of Miami, Catholic Charities, Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, 9401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores, FL 33138.

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Monetary donations are being accepted by The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 4200 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33179.

Or visit and make a notation in the comment box for Hurricane Katrina Relief. For more information, call 305-576-4000.

Operation Helping Hand

The Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald and the United Way of Miami-Dade have activated Operation Helping Hands to help hurricane victims:

Operation Helping Hands c/o United Way of Miami-Dade, P.O. Box 459007, Miami, Florida 33245-9007.

Operation Blessing

(800) 436-6348 or online at

America’s Second Harvest

(800) 344-8070 or online at

Adventist Community Services

(800) 381-7171 or online at

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee

(800) 848-5818 or online at

Checks be made out to “CRWRC,” earmarked “Hurricanes 2005,” and sent to 2850 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49560 or PO Box 5070, STN LCD 1, Burlington, ON, L7R 3Y8.

Church World Service

(800) 297-1516 or online at

Convoy of Hope

(417) 823-8998 or online at

Lutheran Disaster Response

(800) 638-3522 or online at

Mennonite Disaster Service

(717) 859-2210 or online at

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

(800) 872-3283 or online at


Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is accepting donations at its 3,800 stores and Web site,

TAG: Hurricane Katrina, flood aid

Posted August 30, 2005 by
Natural Disaster, weather | one comment

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    One Response to “Victim of Hurricane Katrina Needs Your Help”

    1. Scared Monkeys » » New Orleans - Pumps Failing , City Flooding on August 30th, 2005 10:58 pm

      [...] AND 9 FEET OF WATER IS EXPECTED IN THE ENTIRE EAST BANK. WITHIN THE NEXT 12-15 HOURS**** Please Help out with a donation any way you can. Here is a line from on of my favorite bloggers, Steven Den [...]

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