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.
or Call 1-800-Help-Now
Thank you for your support, these people will need it.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
Catholic Charities USA
1-800-919-9338, or online at http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/
1-800-SAL-ARMY, or online at http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/
United Methodist Committee on Relief
1-800-554-8583, or online at http://www.methodistrelief.org/site/pp.asp?c=bhKNI4PHIpE&b=876335
Episcopal Relief & Development:
1-800-334-7626 or http://www.er-d.org/
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 www.jewishmiami.org/pledge.cfm 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.
(800) 436-6348 or online at https://www.cbn.com/giving/ob/option.asp?m=alertbar&so=3
America’s Second Harvest
(800) 344-8070 or online at http://www.secondharvest.org/default2.asp
Adventist Community Services
(800) 381-7171 or online at http://www.adventist.communityservices.org/index.html
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee
(800) 848-5818 or online at http://www.crwrc.org/donate/online.html
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 https://secure.churchworldservice.org/catalog/display.php?product_id=177
Convoy of Hope
(417) 823-8998 or online at http://www.convoyofhope.org/
Lutheran Disaster Response
(800) 638-3522 or online at http://www.elca.org/disaster/
Mennonite Disaster Service
(717) 859-2210 or online at http://www.mds.mennonite.net/
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
(800) 872-3283 or online at http://www.pcusa.org/pda/
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is accepting donations at its 3,800 stores and Web site, www.walmart.com.
TAG: Hurricane Katrina, flood aid