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How to Help Hurricane Katrina's Victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the American Red Cross and other government and private agencies are scrambling to respond to the disaster caused by Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast. Following is a partial list of groups and their phone numbers:

American Red Cross

1-800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English,

1-800-257-7575 Spanish

 

United Way of America

1-800-272-4630

 

 

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Adventist Community Services

1-800-381-7171

 

America's Second Harvest

1-800-344-8070

 

Catholic Charities, USA

703 549-1390

 

Christian Disaster Response

941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554

 

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee

1-800-848-5818

 

Church World Service

1-800-297-1516

 

Convoy of Hope

417-823-8998

 

Corporation for National and Community Service Disaster Relief Fund

202-606-6718

 

Lutheran Disaster Response

800-638-3522

 

Mennonite Disaster Service

717-859-2210

 

Nazarene Disaster Response

888-256-5886

 

Operation Blessing

1-800-436-6348

 

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

800-872-3283

 

Salvation Army

1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769)

 

Southern Baptist Convention — Disaster Relief

1-800-462-8657, ext. 6440

 

United Methodist Committee on Relief

1-800-554-8583

 

Source: National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

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