How You Can Help

Information on blood donation and other emergency relief resources.

 



Donate to the Relief Effort

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/donate/donate.html

1-800-HELP-NOW, 1-800-435-7669


P.O. Box 37243


Washington, D.C. 20013.



Catholic Charities USA

http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/donation/donation.htm

P.O. Box 25168


Alexandria, VA 22313-9788



Helping.org

http://helping.org/promos/cs_wtc.adp

Links to several organizations that have relief efforts specific to the terrorist attacks.



National Organization for Victim Assistance

http://www.try-nova.org/fund_html.htm

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/13/nyregion/13NEED.html

The New York Times 9/11 Neediest Fund


P.O. Box 5193


General Post Office


New York, NY 10087



September 11th Fund

http://national.unitedway.org/crisis.cfm

United Way


2 Park Avenue


New York, NY 10016


212-251-4035



United Jewish Communities

http://www.uja.org

UJC Emergency Relief Fund


111 Eighth Avenue


Suite 11E


New York, NY 10011



Hope for New York Builders' Ball

http://www.buildersball.homestead.com

Benefit to raise money for affordable housing in New York City, especially in the aftermath of 9/11. Benefits Habitat for Humanity NYC, The Jubilee Community Corporation, and The Renovation Ministry.



More U.S. Disaster Relief Organizations

Donating Blood

1-800-GIVE-LIFE

Call to locate blood donation centers and get appointments.



New York Region

New York Blood Center

Donor sites:


Manhattan

  • 310 East 67th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
  • 150 Amsterdam Avenue (66-67th Streets)


  • Brooklyn

  • 120 Lawrence Street near MetroTech


  • Staten Island

  • 1625 Forest Avenue


  • Long Island

  • 2500 Marcus Avenue in Lake Success
  • 3125 Veterans Highway in Bohemia
  • 333 Merrick Road in Rockville Centre
  • Route 110N in Melville/Huntington


  • New Jersey

    167 New Street in New Brunswick



    Westchester

    525 Executive Blvd. in Elmsford



    For more details on available donor locations, call

    1-800-933-2566

    . Hours at all sites have been extended until further notice.



    Additional Ways to Help

    New York Fire Department

  • Doctors who want to help should call (518) 431-7600
  • EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and nurse's aides who want to help should call (800) 628-0193

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    To volunteer general services, call (800) 801-8092

    National "I'm Okay" Message Center
    http://okay.prodigy.net
    Individuals can post their name and location to inform friends and family that they are safe.

    Resources from the Washington Post
    Important Numbers and Blood Drive Information

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