Wednesday, August 31, 2005

The Gulf Coast Needs Help and Hope

Breaking News:
The Bush administration has declared a Public Health Emergency across the Gulf Coast.

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said Wednesday he feared that thousands had died in his city alone.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the two most precious needs are HELP and HOPE.

Now, two days after Katrina ravaged through the Gulf Coast, it appears America is once again in the midst of her darkest hours. Those still remaining in the city of New Orleans are preparing for final evacuation. Such a forced complete evacuation is unprecedented in American history. The thousands who took refuge in the Superdome since before the storm, will be evacuated to Houston's Astrodome.

Last night the DNC sent out an email to members asking that they donate to the American Red Cross. The LCV also sent out a plea today for donations to various organizations including the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross were amongst the first responders to this disaster and are coordinating with FEMA. Please do what you can to help...

On Monday, soon after the news began reporting the first signs of devastation I posted a thread on how people could help, you can find an extensive list of organizations taking donations here: Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Info.

Information on various charities and ways to donate to the relief effort are also available through:


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