Hoosiers all over the state are doing what Hoosier always do -- helping.
Hoosiers are coming to the aid of Katrina victims in every way possible. High school cheerleaders spent Friday night taking up collections for Hurricane victims at high school football games across the state. Contributions and volunteers are streaming in to the Red Cross.
Specially trained urban rescue teams from Indiana are now on the job in southern Mississippi, doing the gruelling and painstaking work of going house to house, car to car, searching for survivors and victims.
And more than 2,000 Indiana National Guard members are now on duty in the Gulf Coast. This is the largest contingent from any state outside the impacted area.
Let's keep up the support. Here is a list from FEMA or the established organizations taking contributions and/or volunteers for the Katrina relief effort.
Donate cash to:
American Red Cross
1-800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English,
America’s Second Harvest
Humane Society of the United States
United Jewish Communities
Donate Cash and/or Volunteer
United Methodist Committee on Relief
Adventist Community Services
B'nai B'rith International
Catholic Charities, USA
Christian Disaster Response
941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee
Church World Service
Convoy of Hope
Disaster Psychiatry Outreach
Feed the Children
Lutheran Disaster Response
Mennonite Disaster Service
Nazarene Disaster Response
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Southern Baptist Convention -- Disaster Relief
1-800-462-8657, ext. 6440
UJA Federation of New York