Hurricane Katrina: How to Help

By , Thursday, Sep 1, 2005, 11:49 AM

This week thousands of people lost their homes and belongings in the terrible aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Here's how you can help:

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) has urged people to make cash donations to organizations that are already assisting victims. You can make a donation through the following agencies:

 

  • American Red Cross, 800/HELP-NOW (435-7669) English, 800/257-7575 Spanish
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  • America's Second Harvest, 800/771-2303
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  • Operation Blessing, 800/730-2537
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  • Salvation Army, 800/SAL-ARMY
  • For more resources and information, visit FEMA's website, fema.gov.