Hurricane Relief Resources

This is a collection of links that I've found where people list information about how to help out those who survived Hurricane Katrina. It is a work in progress.

    Instapundit: lists charities and blog burst information
    Baldilocks: lists mostly religious charities

    Paul of Wizbang has suggestions for how bloggers can help. He also reminds us of the magnitude of the situation.
    Think about it for a second from my chair... (I'm not whining but) I'm almost 40 years old.... Here is the sum total of all my worldly possessions: 4 pairs of shorts, 5 shirts, 2 pairs of shoes, 4 pairs of underwear, 1 pair of blue jeans, a box of family pictures, 2 flashlights, a piece of trench art my grandfather brought back from WWI and my father's hammer. (Hey, it means a lot to me!) That's it. Everything else is gone. And BTW, I'm unemployed.

    I tell you that not to whine but to let you see the tree thru the forest. Multiply my situation by about a million. Stop and think about that... A million people homeless and unemployed.

    If you're a blogger then (by near definition) you're a self proclaimed talented person. Prove it. They'll be plenty of time for punditry and pontification next month... In the mean time there is work to be done. Figure out how to help the victims.
    Also check out their Hurricane Katrina Archives.

    Hotel Fund to help people pay for some place to stay? Maybe you can start one.


    Frome Wizbang comments:
    for info on how to get help from FEMA:
    www.fema.gov/about/process/
    info on how to file for flood insurance claims:
    www.fema.gov/nfip/infocon.shtm
    info on how to get help from red cross:
    1-800-HELP-NOW

    Hurricane Katrina Help Wiki

    The Black Informant: Some commentary but also information on locating missing individuals.

    Tales of Tadeusz
    has gone through online FEMA documents and pulled some useful nuggets here and here. There are also other hurricane related posts including a link to Lost and Found List for Relatives.

    Donate eyeware to replace what was lost.

    More hurrican relief resources


    Wizbangers have started a website dedicated to hurricane relief, HurricAid.com.

    Foundation of Hope: Connecting churches with families who need housing.


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