How To Help Victims Of The Terrorist Attacks

Washington, D.C., September 12, 2001 – Many people are eager to volunteer their services, donate cash or donate blood to help victims of the New York and Washington terrorist attacks, said Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA is urging those willing to volunteer or make donations to use the following numbers:

To give blood:

To make financial contributions:
1-800-HELP NOW and 1-800- SAL ARMY

To volunteer medical services:

To volunteer general services:

“My heart and prayers are with the families of those who were killed and injured today, especially with the families that are waiting for news of loved ones,” Allbaugh said. “All of the resources of FEMA, are at the President’s disposal. We will do all we can.”

In addition, following is some information on how to help our animal friends who were involved in the recent terrorist attacks in New York City:

ASPCA Disaster Relief Fund (Donations)
424 E. 92nd St. 4th Floor
New York, NY 10128-6804
1-212-876-7700 ext. 4516 or 4515

People that have animals stranded in their homes because they can’t go to their residences:
Can go to Pier 40 with a photo ID and may get escorted to their homes to get their pets.

Fax a note/picture to 718-383-7477
Attn: Chief Brash of the Parks Service

ASPCA Animal Rescue Hotline
1.212.876.7700 ext. 4PET





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