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Discuss the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, the hijackings, how to cope, how to help the victims, how to react, etc.
-- Anonymous, September 14, 2001
[Note: I am going to be putting up information from sources I believe are generally reliable on how to help. But please check out any organization or charity with the Better Business Bureau or other sources before sending money or property.]
From: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: How We Can Help Date: Fri, 14 Sep 01 17:44:03 GMT
[Text omitted.] Red Cross Donate Online at http://www.redcross.org American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund PO Box 37243 Washington, DC 20013
********************** The September 11th Fund (United Way) Donate Online at http://www.uwnyc.org Donors may specify the community (New York City, Washington, D.C., or other affected areas) where they would like their contributions to help.
United Way September 11th Fund 2 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 (212) 251-4035
********************** New York City Public/Private Initiatives, Inc. (Suggested by the New York City Government) To aid the families of Police, Fire, EMS and other City employees involved in rescue efforts. Please make your check or money order payable to: NYCPPI The City of New York 100 Church Street, 20th Floor New York, New York 10007 Please include your name and address with your tax-deductible contribution to NYCPPI (New York City Public/Private Initiatives, Inc.). NYCPPI is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
********************** World Trade Center Relief Fund (Suggested by the Federal Emergency Management Agency- FEMA) Call: 1-800-801-8092 or mail checks to: World Trade Center Relief Fund PO Box 5028 Albany, NY 12205 (Checks payable to World Trade Center Relief Fund)
-- Anonymous, September 15, 2001
[I am not a subscriber, but found this info reprinted on an e-mail list.]
Dear WildAlert Subscriber,
Our world changed on September 11, and we will never forget the horror and tragedy that unfolded that day. We are still in shock and no doubt will be for some time.
As a subscriber to The Wilderness Society's WildAlert list, we know you are a person of action. Perhaps you've already given blood or donated to one of the funds set up for victim assistance. But in the event you're still looking for a way to help express your grief, we're providing links -- below and on our website -- to organizations directly helping in the rescue and recovery efforts and with the victims and their families.
Bill Meadows, President, The Wilderness Society
New York Times Fund for Victims http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/13/nyregion/13NEED.html
September 11th Fund (The New York Community Trust and the United Way of NYC) https://www.uwnyc.com/epledge/sept11.cfm
International Association of Firefighters http://www.helping.org/wtc/iaff.adp Or send your check to: International Association of Firefighters 9-11 Disaster Relief Fund 1750 New York Ave NW Washington, DC 20006
New York Fraternal Order of Police Fund http://www.nysfop.org/WTCdisaster/Fund.html Or send your check to: 911 Police Plaza Attn: Robert Lucente Hicksville, NY 11801
Salvation Army http://www.helping.org/wtc/sa.adp Checks to: PO Box 269 615 Slaters Ln. Alexandria, VA 22313
National Organization of Victim Assistance http://www.try-nova.org/ Checks to: 1730 Park Rd NW Washington, DC 20010-2101
American Red Cross http://www.redcross.org/
Other resources: Emergency and Victim Information http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/12/national/WTC-NAVIGATOR.html?pagewant ed=all#emergency
-- Anonymous, September 15, 2001
I am hopeful that rather than turning to hate towards Islamic Americans or others, the U.S. is able to take a moment to reflect on why this happened. How is U.S. foreign policy affecting the lives of Islamic people/countries? I have been listening a lot to public radio since the terrible attack, and it comes to me again and again how marginalized the Palestinian people and many Islamic countries are -- my question is, how can we move towards dialogue and understanding? Obviously, rutheless murderers are not in a position for dialogue, but certainally they are a very, very, small min
-- Anonymous, September 19, 2001