Didn't get to blog yesterday...was in bed with the flu. Still not feeling well today but wanted to give you some links in case you're wondering how to help Katrina victims throught legit means.
Salvation Army (it took a loooong time to get through to this link, but I'm ondial-up)https://secure1.salvationarmy.org/donations.nsf/donate?openform&projectid=USN-hurricane205> To donate by phone, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY..> To donate by mail, send checks, earmarked 'disaster relief,' to PO BOX 4857JACKSON, MS 39296-4857.> Visit your local Wal-Mart or Sam's Club to donate to The Salvation Army'sHurricane Katrina relief effort.American Red Cross:http://www.RedCross.org
In some areas, Lowe's Home Improvements was collectingalso and will match contributions.
Also, the phone number for the American Red Cross is 1-800-HELP-NOW for making donations.
Give Now - NAMB.net http://www.namb.net/site/c.9qKILUOzEpH/b.246846/k.DF35/Give_Now.htmChoose "Disaster Relief" from the giving options. You can pay with credit card and there is a PAYPAL option.
Your denomination may have a disaster organization. Rather than list them allhere, I'll just say they exist (CRWRC, UMCOR, etc.). Church World Service is anumbrella organization that helps, too. Here's a link:http://www.fema.gov/rrr/help2.shtm