Saturday, September 03, 2005

Helping Out After Hurricane Katrina

On Tuesday, September 6, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm, in the Formal Lounge, Phi Delta Phi will hold a Hurricane Katrina Fundraiser. Bring your change and bills to donate, compete, and have fun! All proceeds will go the American Red Cross.

We have compiled a list of opportunities to contribute and other sources of information. See also FTC Urges Wise Giving for Katrina Relief.

Donate Money:

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has posted this Contribute to Voluntary Organizations information:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has recommended that people who want to help, should make monetary contributions to the following agencies to assist hurricane victims:

American Red Cross
1-800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English,
1-800-257-7575 Spanish

Operation Blessing

America 's Second Harvest

Donate Cash to and Volunteer:

Adventist Community Services

Catholic Charities, USA

Christian Disaster Response
941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee

Church World Service

Convoy of Hope

Lutheran Disaster Response

Mennonite Disaster Service

Nazarene Disaster Response

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

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

Southern Baptist Convention -- Disaster Relief
1-800-462-8657, ext. 6440

United Methodist Committee on Relief

For further information: visit the website for the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD).

Donate Housing :: Find Shelter is hosting, where you can offer free housing to hurricane evacuees, and where evacuees can find free housing.

Other Information

The American Bar Association has created this portal for Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief, which has information on volunteering, donating, and accessing legal services.

The ABA Section of Legal Education had this Information for Law Students Affected by Hurricane Katrina.

AALS also has this Update on New Orleans Law Schools and Help for New Orleans Law Students.

Loyola University New Orleans Emergency Updates page.

Loyola University New Orleans blog where employees can post contact information, look for colleagues, and families can seek out Loyola personnel.

Temporary Tulane Law School Official site.

Two blogs set up by Eric Muller (UNC Law) for post-Katrina announcements, important information, requests, shout-outs ... whatever:

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