Where to Donate to Katrina Relief

To learn how you can participate in the ongoing relief effort for Hurricane Katrina, contact these aid agencies:

Department of Heath and Human Services, 1-866-KAT-MEDI, https://volunteer.hhs.gov. The Department of Health and Human Services is looking for health-care professionals and relief personnel to assist in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

American Red Cross, 1-800-435-7669, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013. You can donate at www.redcross.org.

America's Second Harvest, 1-800 771-2303, 35 E. Wacker Dr., #2000, Chicago, IL 60601. You can donate at www.secondharvest.org.

Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund, The fundraising effort is only available online. You can donate at www.bushclintonkatrinafund.org.

Catholic Charities USA, 1-800-919-9338, Hurricane Katrina, P.O. Box 25168, Alexandria, VA 22313-9788. You can donate at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org.

Christian Contractors Association, 1-800-278-7703, 2009 S Broad St., Brooksville, FL 34604. You can donate at www.ccaministry.org.

Church World Service, 1-800-297-1516, P.O. Box 968, Elkhart, IN, 46515. You can donate at www.churchworldservice.org.

Convoy of Hope, 1-417-823-8998, 330 S Patterson, Springfield, MO 65802. You can donate at www.convoyofhope.org.

Department of Heath and Human Services, 1-866-KAT-MEDI, volunteer.hhs.gov. The Department of Health and Human Services is looking for health-care professionals and relief personnel to assist in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

Episcopal Relief and Development/U.S. Hurricane Relief Fund, 1-800-334-7626, ext. 5129, P.O. Box 12043, Newark, NJ, 07101-5043. You can donate at www.er-d.org.

Florida Baptist Convention, 1-800-226-8584, Attention: Baptist Men's Department, Hurricane Disaster Relief, 1230 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32207.

Florida Conference United Church of Christ, 407-835-7501, 924 N. Magnolia Ave., Suite 250, Orlando, FL 32803.

Freedom Corps, President Bush encouraged Americans to contact Freedom Corps to donate goods, services, money and to volunteer. For more information, go to www.usafreedomcorps.gov.

Habitat for Humanity, 229-924-6935, Partner Service Center, Habitat for Humanity International, 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA, 31709-3498. You can donate at www.habitat.org.

Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation, Inc., 877-435-7521, 225-342-7000, 1201 North Third St., Suite 7-240, P.O. Box 94095, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095. You can donate at www.louisiana.gov or www.louisianahelp.org.

Lutheran Disaster Response, 1-800-638-3522, 8765 W. Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631. You can donate at www.elca.org/disaster/article.asp?id=47&mode=3.

March of Dimes Hurricane Relief Fund, You can donate at www.marchofdimes.com.

Mennonite Disaster Service, 717-859-2210, 1018 Main St., Akron, PA 17501. You can donate at www.mds.mennonite.net.

Mississippi Home Again, 717-859-2210, 6 Bass Road, Peterborough, NH 03458. You can donate at www.mississippihomeagain.org/

PRC Compassion, 1-888-966-6600 or 1-800-765-7473, 18153 East Petroleum Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70809. You can donate at www.prccompassion.org.

Presbyterian Church, 1-800-872-3283, Attention: PCUSA, Individual Remittance Processing, P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15624-3700. Write on check: #000169. You can donate at www.pcusa.org.

Salvation Army, 1-800-725-2769, Salvation Army Headquarters, P.O. Box 269, Alexandria, VA 22313. If you send a check, note "Katrina Disaster relief." You can donate at www.salvationarmyusa.org.

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