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There's a Grizzly who has escaped the City of Brotherly Love..(and she's going back to homeschooling!!)

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"All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." Aristotle - Greek Philosopher.

Monday, September 05, 2005

Addresses for Katrina Care packages

Here is another link with addresses and lists of supplies that the displaced citizens of the areas devastated by Katrina need. The state of Texas especially is groaning under the weight of tens of thousands of people who have NOTHING. Don't forget about the other states with shelters filled to capacity, though. We can help. In addition to the links in my prior post I offer this:

Katrina Aid

God bless you and thank you for helping. No matter how small.

The cubs and I are going shopping this week for small items. Toothbrushes, toothpaste, school supplies - that kind of stuff. It feels good to help in some small way. I just can't stand that helpless feeling. Can't stand it.

I would like to point out that there are a few places on this list that are now accepting clothing items.

We here in my little corner of the world feel so much sympathy for the survivors of this ordeal. We pray for the ones who perished AND for the ones who survived.

7 Comments:

Blogger NYgirl said...

Thank you for posting this Monica. I'll link it to my Best of America post tomorrow.

05 September, 2005 19:57  
Blogger MonicaR said...

Thank you NYGirl. I appreciate that. Everyone wants to help and we all are able to do different things. Thanks so much.

05 September, 2005 23:27  
Blogger "Alice" said...

I think it was sweet when an R&B singer mentioned that, even though the government was helping out alot, they don't know that little girls need panties...

Thank you for posting info like this.

p.s. My son-in-law is down at the New Orleans airport, he's with the 82nd Airbourne, U.S. Army.

06 September, 2005 07:22  
Blogger MonicaR said...

Alice - thank your son for me. The 82nd Airborne doing relief work in the wake of a natural disaster. God bless this country.

You are right about the government. Our government can help in many ways but you are right it is the private citizens who will take the best care of the people who need it most.

06 September, 2005 23:30  
Blogger Steve Donohue said...

There will probably be a much more diverse set of ways to contribute as the crisis dies down and the realities of everyday life once again set in.

Unfortunately, the ability to help out in more ways also usually comes in direct relation to people's interest in the story. Let's hope that this doesn't go away as time goes on.

08 September, 2005 15:31  
Blogger Zendo Deb said...

Monica,

If you like the A Tangled web site, you may also like Samizdata.net another limey blog.

11 September, 2005 13:49  
Blogger MonicaR said...

Thanks for the tip, Zendo Deb. I briefly checked it out and was gratified by the images that loaded.

11 September, 2005 14:41  

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