Katrina Relief Organizations

FEMA LIST OF AGENCIES

FEMA’s listing of agencies needing cash to assist hurricane victims:
– American Red Cross 800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English, 800-257-7575 Spanish.
– America’s Second Harvest, 800-344-8070.
– Adventist Community Services, 800-381-7171.
– Catholic Charities of the U.S. , USA, 703-549-1390.
– Christian Disaster Response, 941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554.
– Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, 800-848-5818.
– Church World Service, 800-297-1516.
– Convoy of Hope, 417-823-8998.
– Lutheran Disaster Response, 800-638-3522.
– Mennonite Disaster Service, 717-859-2210.
– Nazarene Disaster Response, www.nazarenedisasterresponse.org, 888-256-5886.
– Operation Blessing, 800-436-6348.
– Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, 800-872-3283.
– Salvation Army, 800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769).
– Southern Baptist Convention – Disaster Relief – 800-462-8657, ext. 6440.
– United Methodist Committee on Relief. 800-554-8583.
OTHER RELIEF AGENCIES
Air Land Emergency Resource Team (ALERT) is a unique training and service organization for young men who desire to achieve maturity and fruitfulness in service as Christian men. Incorporating the physical and mental challenges that appeal to young men, ALERT training develops the discipline, character, and skills necessary to prepare men to meet the needs of people in crisis. You can donate to their relief fund at ALERT.Baptist World AidChurches of Christ Disaster Relief Concert for Hurricane Relief – At 7 PM (CST) on Friday night, there will be a Concert for Hurricane Relief on Nashville’s Channel 4 (NBC). Check your local listings for more info.Episcopal Relief & DevelopmentFederated/Mays Stores Match Funds– The Federated/Mays Chain is offering customers the opportunity to add a dollar or more to their purchases to be donated to hurricane relief. Federated/Mays will match each donation. Donations will be divided between the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army. Feed The Children has more than 25 truckloads of relief supplies, including food, bottled water, cleaning supplies, paper products and other emergency essentials on their way. They are heading into Louisiana, Mississippi, and the surrounding areas that were hit by Hurricane Katrina. Truckloads are also on their way to Texas and Georgia to assist in relief efforts for those who have been evacuated from the devastated areas. Feed The Children will continue to provide supplies and relief to the individuals, children and families affected by Hurricane Katrina for as long as necessary. Visit Feed The Children for more details.
Operation Reach Out is a state wide relief effort aacross Maine to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Cash Donations and donations of bottled water and non perishable food items, can be dropped of at any Maine Bank & Trust location. Bisson Moving & Storage will provide freight service to the Nazarene Disaster Response Depots in Alabama and Louisiana, where the supplies will be distributed in a joint effort between the American Red Cross and FEMA.
Peculiar People has set up a special web page where they will be collecting donations for the disaster relief. 100% of any donation made on this page will go toward the relief effort. To make a donation now – click here. Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian organization that does disaster relief
around the world.Storm AidWorld VisionMORE RELIEF AGENCIES
I have not had the time to go through the new lists we are receiving. I am just posting them here for your information.
RoommateClick.com [rc-katrina.com]
Site offering a service for the New Orleans homeless, free of charge.
Baton Rouge Area Foundation(BRAF): 877.387.6126 or braf.org [braf.org]
Episcopal Relief & Development: 1-800-334-7626 or www.er-d.org [er-d.org]
United Methodist Committee on Relief: 1-800-554-8583 or gbgm-umc.org/umcor/emergency/hurricanes/2005 [gbgm-umc.org]
FEMA Charity tips: www.fema.gov/rrr/help2.shtm [fema.gov]
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster: www.nvoad.org [nvoad.org]
Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: www.la-spca.org [la-spca.org]
Adventist Community Services: 1-800-381-7171 or www.adventist.communityservices.org [communityservices.org]
Christian Disaster Response: 1-941-956-5183 or 1-941-551-9554 or www.cdresponse.org/cdrhome.html [cdresponse.org]
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee: 1-800-848-5818 or www.crwrc.org [crwrc.org]
Church World Service: 1-800-297-1516 or www.churchworldservice.org [churchworldservice.org]
Convoy of Hope: 1-417-823-8998 or www.convoyofhope.org [convoyofhope.org]
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance: 1-800-872-3283 or www.pcusa.org/pda [pcusa.org]
Southern Baptist Convention – Disaster Relief: 1-800-462-8657, ext. 6440 or www.namb.net [namb.net]

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