Mayor Newsom urges Gulf States recovery support
Friday, September 2, 2005
"On behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, I would
like to extend our deepest sympathy to the residents of the Gulf
Coast States affected by Hurricane Katrina," said Mayor Newsom.
If you would like to contribute to helping these residents recover
and rebuild from the hurricane's devastating effects, please consider
that the most valuable asset you can give right now is a cash
donation. FEMA has listed the following agencies that are in need
of monetary contributions to help in recovery efforts:
* American Red Cross, 800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English, 800-257-7575
Spanish -- website -- Red
Cross Donation website
* Operation Blessing, 800-436-6348.
* America 's Second Harvest, 800-344-8070.
* Adventist Community Services, 800-381-7171.
* Catholic Charities, USA, 703-549-1390.
* Christian Disaster Response, 941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554.
* Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, 800-848-5818.
* Church World Service, 800-297-1516.
* Convoy of Hope, 417-823-8998.
* Lutheran Disaster Response, 800-638-3522.
* Mennonite Disaster Service, 717-859-2210.
* Nazarene Disaster Response, 888-256-5886.
* Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, 800-872-3283.
* Salvation Army, 800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769).
* Southern Baptist Convention -- Disaster Relief, 800-462-8657,
* United Methodist Committee on Relief. 800-554-8583.