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Charity & Distaster Relief
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Is This a Legitimate Charity?

n Charity Navigator America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities | Charity Navigator does NOT accept donations for charities, but DOES provide SECURE LINKS to the charities it reviews

 

Charitable Organizations

n Africa Action Africa Action is a national organization that works for political, economic and social justice in Africa. Through the provision of accessible information and analysis combined with the mobilization of public pressure we work to change the policies and policy-making processes of U.S. and multinational institutions toward Africa

n eBay "Giving Works" eBay can help you support your favorite charity by (1) offering sale and donation pages operated by charities, (2) offering a marketplace where some or all of the purchase supports charities, (3) allowing you to sell your goods with part or all of the profits going to charity | Shop by event or agency

 

Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Efforts

n Risk Assessment What are the risks you face in your home, your neighborhood, your town? Consider this list of risks

n Amazon.com Hurricane Response A co-operative effort with The American Red Cross allowing Amazon members to donate through their Amazon accounts

n America's Second Harvest Disaster Relief & Recovery The Nation's Food Bank Network

n American Red Cross Disaster Relief Donate online, by calling 1-800-HELP-NOW (1-800-257-7575 for Spanish speakers), or by mail to: The American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, PO Box 3097, Seattle, WA 98114-3097

n Biloxi Sun Herald Disaster News & Rescue Update | People Lost & Found and Evacuee Housing

n CNN Disaster News | Disaster Help Center People Search, Local Info, Donate | Extensive list of agencies where you can donate money to help relief agencies

n Federal Emergency Management Agency (F.E.M.A.) News, press releases, donatation links, Katrina disaster registration for displaced citizens

n Habitat for Humanity International

n Hurricane Survivor Housing MoveOn.org

n Katrina Survivors Housing Opportunities

n MSNBC Looking for Someone? | Tell People You Are Safe | Donate

n Missing Adults and Children missingkids.com | Search for adults and children missing since Hurricane Katrina, and those found | The government sanctioned service for Katrina-related missing persons reports

n Northwest Disaster Response King 5 News, Seattle WA | How residents of the Pacific Northwest can offer help to Hurricane Katrina victims

n Northwest Medical Teams Disaster Relief Donate online. by calling (800) 959-HEAL (4325), or by mail to: Northwest Medical Teams, PO Box 10, Portland, OR 9720

n Pet Rescue & Medical Care Efforts PullmanUSA's Pet Health & Welfare "Disaster" section provides links to agencies and organizations that are providing field reports from rescuers and news | Donations to animal rescue groups

n The Salvation Army Donate online, by telephone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY, and by mail. To mail a donation, send checks, earmarked 'disaster relief,' to: Salvation Army - "Disaster Relief", PO BOX 4857, Jackson, MS 39296-4857

n The United Way Katrina Response Donate, volunteer, advocate

 

Asian Tsunami Disaster Relief Efforts
Note that PullmanUSA has NOT verified the legitimacy of these agencies although many are household names. These organizations and their web links were copied directly from Amazon, KREM News, CBS News and Google:

n USA Freedom Corps A Coordinating Council housed at the White House and chaired by President George W. Bush, working to strengthen our culture of service and help find opportunities for every American to start volunteering

n Amazon - American Red Cross Disaster Relief Donate to the American Red Cross' tsunami relief effort through your Amazon account

n CNN List of Relief Agencies

CNN Current Tsunami News Coverage

CNN Tsunami Before and After Slide Show Four countries are shown in aerial views with multiple before and after images for each

n eBay "Giving Works" Type in "tsunami" in the search field to see a 3-page list of items for sale that support the tsunami relief effort

n Northwest Response KREM News gives you a way to donate to relief efforts through one of three agencies:

n CBS News List of Relief Agencies

The following aid agencies are accepting contributions for assistance that they or their affiliates are providing for those affected by the earthquake and tidal waves in Asia:

Action Against Hunger
247 West 37th St.
New York, NY 10018
212-967-7800

ADRA International
Asia Quake Fund
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
800-424-ADRA (2372)

Air Serv International
6583 Merchant Place, Suite 100
Warrenton, VA 20187

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.
DC-South Asia Tsunami Relief
P.O. Box 321
847A Second Ave.
New York, New York 10017
212-885-0832

American Jewish World Service
45 W. 36th St., 10th Fl.
New York, NY 10018
212-736-2597

AmeriCares
88 Hamilton Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902
800-486-4357

Baptist World Aid
Asia Tidal Waves
405 North Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
703 790 8980

B'nai B'rith International
B'nai B'rith Disaster Relief Fund
2020 K. St. NW
7th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
212-490-3290

Brother's Brother Foundation
1200 Galveston Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
412-321-3160

CARE
151 Ellis St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
800-521-CARE

Christian Children's Fund
Child Alert Fund
PO Box 26484
Richmond, Virginia - 23261-6484
800-776-6767

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee
South Asia Earthquake
2850 Kalamazoo Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49560
800-55-CRWRC

Church World Service
PO Box 968
Elkhart, IN 46515
800-297-1516

Direct Relief International
27 South La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
805-964-4767

Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders USA
P.O. Box 1856
Merrifield, VA 22116-8056
888-392-0392

Food for the Hungry, Inc.
Food for the Hungry
Asia Quake Relief
1224 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
800-2-HUNGERS

International Aid
17011 W. Hickory
Spring Lake, MI 49456
800-968-7490

International Medical Corps
Tsunami Emergency Response
1919 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90404-1950
800-481-4462

International Relief Teams
Asia Earthquake/Floods
3547 Camino Del Rio South, Suite C
San Diego, CA 92108
619-284-7979

International Rescue Committee
PO Box 5058
Hagerstown, MD 21741-9874
877-REFUGEE or 733-8433

Latter-Day Saint Charities
Welfare Services Emergency Response
50 East North Temple Street, Room 701
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84150-6800
801-240-3544

Lutheran World Relief
South Asia Tsunami
700 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-230-2700

MAP International
P.O. Box 215000
Brunswick, GA 31521
800-225-8550

Mercy Corps
Southeast Asia Earthquake
Dept. W
PO Box 2669
Portland, OR 97208-2669
800-852-2100

Operation USA
8320 Melrose Ave. #200
Los Angeles, CA 90069
800-678-7255

Oxfam America
Asian Earthquake Fund
PO Box 1211
Albert Lea, MN 56007-1211
800-77-OXFAM

Plan USA
Asia Disaster
155 Plan Way
Warwick, RI 02886
800-556-7918

Project Concern International
Asia Tsunamis Press List
5151 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 320
San Diego, CA 92123
858-279-9690

Project HOPE
Asia Tsunami Response
255 Carter Hall Lane
Millwood, VA 22646
800-544-4673

SAWSO (Salvation Army World Service Office)
South Asia Relief Fund
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA, 22313
800-SAL-ARMY

Save the Children USA
54 Wilton Road
Westport, CT 06880
1-800-728-3843

Stop Hunger Now
SE Asia Crisis
2501 Clark Ave, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27607
888-501-8440

Union for Reform Judaism
Attn: Asian Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund
633 Third Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017

UJA-Federation of New York
United Jewish Appeal Federation - Tsunami Relief Fund
P.O. Box 27877
New York, NY 10087-7877
212-836-1880

U.S. Fund for UNICEF
General Emergency Fund
333 E. 38th St.
New York, NY 10016
800-4-UNICEF

World Concern
Asia Earthquake and Tsunami
19303 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98133
800-755-5022

World Emergency Relief
2270-D Camino Vida Roble
Carlsbad, CA 92009
760-930-8001

World Vision
P.O. Box 70288
Tacoma, WA 98481-0288
888-56-CHILD

n Google Tsunami Info & List of Relief Agencies

Google News Coverage

ReliefWeb

Aid Groups (via CNN)

Relief Organizations (via USAID)

Tsunami Help Blog

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Action Against Hunger

American Red Cross ::: Donate via Amazon

American Jewish World Service

BAPS Care International

CARE

Direct Relief International

GOAL

Habitat for Humanity International

International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent

Islamic Relief Worldwide

Karuna Trust

Network for Good

Oxfam International

Oxfam America

Sarvodaya

Save the Children

UNICEF

UNICEF U.S.A.

World Food Programme (UN)

 

 

 

 

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