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Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by N8 v2.0, Aug 29, 2005.

  1. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Cash Donations Sought for Katrina Victims
    WASHINGTON - While a variety of government and private agencies are en route to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina, federal officials said Monday people wanting to help should not head to the affected area unless directed by an agency.

    Instead, Michael Brown, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, urged people to make cash contributions to organizations.

    Cash donations "allow volunteer agencies to issue cash vouchers to victims so they can meet their needs. Cash donations also allow agencies to avoid the labor-intensive need to store, sort, pack and distribute donated goods. Donated money prevents, too, the prohibitive cost of air or sea transportation that donated goods require."

    FEMA listed the following agencies as needing cash to assist hurricane victims:

    • American Red Cross, 800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English, 800-257-7575 Spanish.

    • Operation Blessing, 800-436-6348.

    • America's Second Harvest, 800-344-8070.

    • Adventist Community Services, 800-381-7171.

    • Catholic Charities, 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, 888-256-5886.

    • 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.​
     

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  2. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I wonder how much Bono will donate...
     
  3. rooftest

    rooftest Monkey

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    hahahahaha!

    Why doesn't the red cross just scoop the top off the "9-11 releif" pile?
     
  4. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Why is this a poli thread?
     
  5. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Just wait....

    :p
     
  6. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Too bad we don't have the US reservists or the billions of dollars in OUR country to help with this tragedy...
     
  7. ridetoofast

    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    how bout we just gtf out of europe/middle east and end ALL foreign aid, that should cover it quite easily
     
  8. Changleen

    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    NZ will send troops, but we insist on them being armed at all times because we don't trust the natives. We also reserve the right to shoot at anyone we don't like the look of.
     
  9. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Enough with the what ifs and throw a few bucks at the Red Cross if you can afford it. If your home became driftwood I'm sure you'd appreciate a cot and some warm food.

    If we argue we let the hurricane win. ;)