How You Can Help

Information on blood donation and other emergency relief resources.


Donate to the Relief Effort

American Red Cross

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

P.O. Box 37243

Washington, D.C. 20013.

Catholic Charities USA

P.O. Box 25168

Alexandria, VA 22313-9788

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

National Organization for Victim Assistance

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund

The New York Times 9/11 Neediest Fund

P.O. Box 5193

General Post Office

New York, NY 10087

September 11th Fund

United Way

2 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10016


United Jewish Communities

UJC Emergency Relief Fund

111 Eighth Avenue

Suite 11E

New York, NY 10011

Hope for New York Builders' Ball

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


Call to locate blood donation centers and get appointments.

New York Region

New York Blood Center

Donor sites:


  • 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


    525 Executive Blvd. in Elmsford

    For more details on available donor locations, call


    . 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
    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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