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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 Fundhttp://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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