TO HELP THE TSUNAMI VICTIMS
consider making a donation to one of the
following humanitarian organizations. Thank You!
1200 Galveston Ave., Pittsburgh,
PA 15233, 412-321-3160
Brother Foundation is helping survivors
of the tsunami in South Asia. BBF
plans to assist in India & Sri Lanka
and is offering to provide medications,
including pediatric and adult antibiotics
and anti malaria drugs, immediately. BBF
is requesting financial support to send
these emergency medications as quickly as
a 47-year old Pittsburgh-based international
charity, has provided over $1.4 billion
of medical supplies, textbooks, food, seeds,
and other humanitarian supplies to people
around the world in over 120 countries.
Magazine, the national business periodical,
listed Brother's Brother Foundation as the
only charity to receive 100% and/or higher
rating in all three categories in special
issue, 2005 Investment Guide Charity on
newsstands, Monday, December 13, 2004.
issue lists 200 charities, rating them on
how efficiently they collect and distribute
Brother Foundation received 100% rating
or higher in all three evaluating categories.
The categories included charitable commitment,
donor dependency and fundraising efficiency.
the Article in Forbes Magazine
P.O. Box 1856, Merrifield, VA 22116-8056,
Medical Relief Worldwide: Doctors
Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières,
also known as MSF) delivers emergency aid
to victims of armed conflict, epidemics,
and natural and man-made disasters, and
to others who lack health care due to social
or geographical isolation.
January 2, 2005 – In addition to its
mobile medical teams in Banda Aceh, Doctors
Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
(MSF) yesterday also brought a mobile clinic
to the remote costal town of Lhok Timon.
The team was dropped by helicopter, with
materials for medical consultations as well
as 120 kilos of rice for the 1,500 people
in the town.
P.O. Box 9716, Federal Way, WA 95063-9716,
We Are: World Vision is a Christian
relief and development organization dedicated
to helping children and their communities
worldwide reach their full potential by
tackling the causes of poverty.
Vision Sets $50 Million Goal for Asia Disaster:
Humanitarian leader will travel to
region on Monday; relief supplies being
31, 2004 – LOS ANGELES – World
Vision, the Christian humanitarian organization,
has set a $50 million goal to help the victims
of the Asia disaster, the largest single
commitment in the organization's 54-year
history."This is the greatest human
emergency of our time," says World
Vision International President Dean R. Hirsch,
who will leave Monday, January 3, to survey
damage and direct World Vision's short-
and long-term responses.
the Tsunami in Thailand
By Ian Colledge for CNN, Monday, January 3, 2005
this fascinating survivor's story on the CNN
web site. Told in the first person, this young
man's journal entries are captivating! He
is British, but lives in Prague. Like so many
others, he was vacationing in Thailand with
friends when the tsunami struck.
Thailand (CNN) -- Briton Ian Colledge, 29,
is a keen diver who has traveled widely in
southeast Asia. He was on a diving trip to
Thailand with his Czech girlfriend, Petra
Vesela, when the tsunami struck the island
of Surin Neua. Since then he has been keeping
a Web log for CNN.com. He lives in Prague
and is writing his first novel. Read
the Sadness and Helping the Survivors
January 3, 2005
The entire planet is in mourning for the victims
of the Tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia. I'm
sure that many of you want to find a way to
help, but it's difficult to figure out which
agency to send your donation to, when there
are so many worthwhile organizations. I hope
the information I provided will help you to
decide. All of the charities listed above are
helping tsunami victims throughout Southeast
Asia. Thank you for caring.
Deena N. Alansky,Web & Graphic Designer
Social Media Marketer, Photographer & Photo Editor.