a fair and balanced birdthing (raaven) wrote,
a fair and balanced birdthing

Earthquake/Tsunami Relief Efforts

Google, Amazon, AOL, Yahoo, MSN and many others are offering links for
donations on their home pages (Most of these list the Red Cross as the
primary organization to donate to).

Starbucks is contributing $2 for every pound of Sumatran coffee they
sell, as well as a substantial donation of their own. eBay is looking
into ways to offer sellers the option to donate proceeds from

I myself will be donating to The IRC ( http://www.theirc.org )

They spend a mere 7% on administration and only 3% on fundraising, and they have people already in and familiar with Aceh province, where they've been helping refugees of the political struggle there for a couple of years now.

This link is to their "How to Help" page, which includes donation options.
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