Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Helping our Burmese neighbors

Mayanmar (which our Fort Wayne refugees still call Burma) is one of the ten poorest countries in the world. And may be the number one most devastated.

Here's a few ways to help:

World Vision is supplying Family Survival Kits for $25»

Caritas Internationalis is coordinating relief efforts for 162 members. Donate through Catholic Charities USA» is gathering supplies to ship to Myanmar» works with local partners to provide relief»

Doctors Without teams are being sent to Myanmar»

International Red Cross to send food and other help»

If you have a charity to add to the list, please include it in the comments.

Got this in an email from Save the Children:
Learn more about the situation and Save the Children's response
Make a donation now in support of the thousands affected by Cyclone Nargis

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