Thursday, September 11, 2008

How to help Cubans hurricane victims???



I found this in the Miami Herald:


How to help hurricane victims
Posted on Thu, Sep. 11, 2008
THE AMERICAN RED CROSS
Donate cash and supplies online at redcross.org. Mail donations should go to American Red Cross, Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA 50340-2018.
FEED THE CHILDREN
Donations can be made at feedthechildren.org. Mail donations to Feed The Children, P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101-0036.
FOOD FOR THE POOR
Donate cash and supplies at foodforthepoor.org or by phone at 800-487-1158. Mail donations to Food For The Poor, 6401 Lyons Rd. Dept. 9662, Coconut Creek, FL 33073.
OPERATION HELPING HANDS
The United Way of Miami-Dade and The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald have activated Operation Helping Hands to help storm victims. Donate online at http://www.unitedwaymiami.org/ or send a check payable to Operation Helping Hands, c/o United Way of Miami-Dade, P.O. Box #459007, Miami, FL 33245-9007.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI'S PROJECT MEDISHARE
Donations can be mailed to Project Medishare for Haiti, Inc., 8260 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33138
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION, 11173 Griffing Blvd., Biscayne Park, FL 33161, is collecting clothing and shoes for men, women and children; toiletries; and nonperishable goods.
THE ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI
Drop off canned food donations for Haiti. Locations are:
St. James Catholic Church, 540 NW 132nd St., North Miami, 33168
Holy Family Catholic Church, 14500 NE 11th Ave., North Miami, 33161
Notre Dame D' Haiti Mission, 110 NE 62nd St., Miami, 33138
St. Joseph Haitian Mission, 1210 NW Sixth Ave., Pompano Beach, 33060
FOR CUBA
Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Cubana have licenses to provide aid to the island. CRS is taking donations online at crs.org. The code is 2770-1284. Mail donations to PO Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21203-7090, or by phone at 888-277-7575.
JEWISH SOLIDARITY
Make donations out to Jewish Solidarity, and mail to Jewish Solidarity, 100 Beacom Blvd., Miami, FL 33135. These donations are tax deductible.
THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY
Mail food or money to Daughters of Charity, 500 NW 63rd Ave., Miami, FL 33126. Priority items: powdered milk, evaporated milk, canned vienna sausages, black and red beans in packages not cans, lentils in packages, cooking oil. GREATER MIAMI JEWISH FEDERATION
Is collecting donations to support relief efforts in Cuba and Haiti. Individuals can make contributions online by visiting the Federation's website, http://www.jewishmiami.org/, by calling the Federation offices at 305-576-4000, or by mailing checks with the notation ''Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief,'' payable to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 4200 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33137.
CUBAN AMERICAN NATIONAL FOUNDATION
Has a new license granted by the federal government to send money to hurricane victims. All tax-deductible donations to CANF's hurricane relief Cuba project should be made out to the Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba, with a notation on the check for ''hurricane relief for Cuba.'' Checks can be sent to 1312 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33145.
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