Following is a partial list of organizations accepting donations for victims of Hurricane Katrina and for hurricane relief. Contributions through B’nai B’rith should be made payable to the B’nai B’rith Disaster Relief Fund and sent to: B’nai B’rith International, 2020 K St., N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, D.C., 20006; or online by going to www.bnaibrith.org and clicking on the link for disaster relief.
Contribution through the UJC can be made online at www.ujc.org or by mail at United Jewish Communities, P.O. Box 30, Old Chelsea Station, N.Y., 10113, attention: Hurricane Katrina. Mark the memo section of checks with “Katrina.”
Contributions through the Union for Reform Judaism can be made at www.urj.org/give. Information on the Disaster Relief Fund can be found at www.urj.org/relief. The union has also created a hurricane relief line (212-452-6526) and e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org) for those who wish to ask specific questions.
Contributions through Chabad-Lubavitch can be made online at www.chabadneworleans.com, or by mail at Disaster Relief Fund, 770 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y., 112l3.
Contributions through the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism can be made online at http://www.uscj.org/Hurricane_ReliefYou_6553.html, or by mail at USCJ Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund, 121 Congressional Lane, Suite 210, Rockville, Md., 20852. Checks should be made payable to “USCJ”; mark the memo section with USCJ Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund.
Contributions to the American Jewish Committee’s Hurricane Katrina Fund can be made at www.ajc.org.
Contributions through the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism can be made at www.uscj.org.
Contributions through the UJA-Federation of New York can be made online at www.ujafedny.org/katrinarelief; or send a check made payable to UJA-Federation of New York, with Katrina Relief Fund in the memo field, to Attn: Katrina Relief Fund, UJA-Federation of New York, 130 East 59th St., Room 1145, New York, N.Y., 10022; or call the Donor Center at (212) 836-1880 with credit card information.
Contributions through the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver can be made at the organization’s Web site or by calling the Federation office at (604) 257-5100.
Contributions through Mazon can be made at www.mazon.org or by calling (310) 442-0020.
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