Disaster Relief

Thinking about Disaster Relief Fundraising

Posted on 24 April 2013

Holding a disaster relief fundraising event is a good way to get everybody in your community involved in supporting a worthy cause. The money that you and your team raise will go toward helping families that have suffered at the hands of natural disasters, such as hurricane damage to housing. There are many people in […]

See where the good goes

Posted on 23 August 2010

Have you ever wondered where your donations and support goes? The website, “GoodGoes.org” allows you to meet local health workers and the children they help to survive. Each year, almost 9 million children in the developing world die of largely preventable and treatable illnesses before they reach the age of five – that equates to […]

Today Show Helps Rebuild Galveston, TX after Hurricane

Posted on 29 June 2009

This year The Today Show Lend a Hand program helped five great causes.  Al Roker went on the road to help organizations around the country: A Chance for Children Foundation, Los Angeles, California Portland Parks Foundation, Portland, Oregon Help4Galveston, Galveston, Texas Arkansas Rice Depot, Little Rock, Arkansas Community School of the Arts, Charlotte, North Carolina […]

Students Raise $6K for Tsunami Relief

Posted on 03 June 2005

Students at a Durham, North Carolina high school raised over $6,000 for the American Red Cross to help tsunami victims. Instead of writing term papers or giving oral presentations, the students in teacher Brian McDonald’s civics class organized a teacher-student volleyball game, waited tables at Golden Corral restaurant and worked the concession stands during plays. […]

World Vision Responds to Tsunami

Posted on 07 January 2005

World Vision is one of the charities that has responded immediately to help disaster victims in this tragedy: This excert comes from a recent e-mail update from World Vision “In the past 11 days, World Vision has been carrying out organized and orderly distributions of survival packets containing food, clothing, bottled water, medicines, sleeping mats […]

Corporate Donations for Tsunami Relief

Posted on 05 January 2005

Many corporations and businesses are donating funds to aid in the tsunami relief efforts. Gates: Foundation Gives $3M To Tsunami Victims; Topped By Pfizer’s $35M Donation Corporations give to tsunami relief – From planes to pills, the world’s largest companies offer millions in cash, donations and services One of the best ways businesses can help […]

Governments Donate Big for Tsunami Relief

Posted on 05 January 2005

National governaments around the globe have pledged large sums toward relief efforts. So far the largest sum has been pledged by Australia — $810 million (USD). Germany $674 million Japan $500 million United States $350 million For more information: Leaders Tour Tsunami Areas, Up Donations