How To Lend a Helping Hand or Contribute

The following aid agencies are accepting contributions for assistance that they or their affiliates are providing for those affected by the earthquake and tidal waves in Asia. (We do not verify how these charities allocate funds or manage administrative costs. For help in choosing a charity, go to www.guidestar.org.)

Many Americans have expressed interest in adopting children who have been orphaned by the tsunami. The State Department, however, says such adoptions are not possible at this time for a number of reasons -- click here to learn more.

AID AGENCIES

Action Against Hunger

247 West 37th St.

New York, NY 10018

212-967-7800

www.actionagainsthunger.org

ADRA International

Asia Quake Fund

12501 Old Columbia Pike

Silver Spring, MD 20904

800-424-ADRA (2372)

www.adra.org

Air Serv International

6583 Merchant Place, Suite 100

Warrenton, VA 20187

www.airserv.org

Air Friends Service Committee

1501 Cherry Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

888-588-2372

www.afsc.org

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.

DC-South Asia Tsunami Relief

P.O. Box 321

847A Second Ave.

New York, New York 10017

212-885-0832

www.jdc.org

American Jewish World Service

45 W. 36th St., 10th Fl.

New York, NY 10018

212-736-2597

www.ajws.org

American Refugee Committee

Tsunami Relief

430 Oak Grove Street, Suite 204

Minneapolis, MN 55403

618-872-7060

www.archq.org

American Red Cross

International Response Fund

P.O. Box 37243

Washington, DC 20013

800-HELP NOW

www.redcross.org

AmeriCares

88 Hamilton Ave.

Stamford, CT 06902

800-486-4357

www.americares.org

Baptist World Aid

Asia Tidal Waves

405 North Washington St.

Falls Church, VA 22046

703 790 8980

www.bwanet.org/bwaid

B'nai B'rith International

B'nai B'rith Disaster Relief Fund

2020 K. St. NW

7th Floor

Washington, DC 20006

212-490-3290

www.bnaibrith.org

Brother's Brother Foundation

1200 Galveston Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15233

412-321-3160

www.brothersbrother.org

CARE

151 Ellis St. NE

Atlanta, GA 30303

800-521-CARE

www.care.org

Catholic Relief Services

Tsunami Emergency

209 West Fayette St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

877-HELP-CRS

www.catholicrelief.org

Christian Children's Fund

Child Alert Fund

PO Box 26484

Richmond, Virginia - 23261-6484

800-776-6767

www.ChristianChildrensFund.org

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC)

South Asia Earthquake

2850 Kalamazoo Ave. SE

Grand Rapids, MI, 49560

800-55-CRWRC

www.crwrc.org

Church World Service

PO Box 968

Elkhart, IN 46515

800-297-1516

www.churchworldservice.org

Direct Relief International

27 South La Patera Lane

Santa Barbara, CA 93117

805-964-4767

www.directrelief.org

Doctors of the World - USA

375 W. Broadway, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10012

212-226-9890

ww.dowusa.org

Doctors Without Borders

P.O. Box 17090

Baltimore, MD 21203-7090

800-736-3467

www.DoctorsWithoutBorders.org

Episcopal Relief and Development

Emergency Fund

P.O. Box 12043

Newark, NJ 07101

800-334-7626

www.er-d.org

Food for the Hungry, Inc.

Food for the Hungry

Asia Quake Relief

1224 E. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ 85034

800-2-HUNGERS

www.fh.org

Friends of the World Food Programme

2 UN Plaza, DC2-2500

New York, NY 10017

212-963-4619

www.wfp.org

Habitat for Humanity

Asia Tsunami Response Fund

121 Habitat Street

Americus, GA 31709

229-924-6935

www.habitat.org

International Aid

17011 W. Hickory

Spring Lake, MI 49456

800-968-7490

www.internationalaid.org

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