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May 14, 2008

Following up from my last post, here are some ways to help the victims in China and Myanmar. All of these charities and relief organizations are rated with four stars (out of four stars) according to Charity Navigator, an organization that analyzes the finances of charities to determine how much money actual goes to their cause (compared to administrative costs, fundraising event cost, etc).

American Red Cross

Mail donations to:

P.O. Box 4002018

Des Moines, IA 50340

Phone: (800) 220-4095

What they’ve been doing in Myanmar.

Click here to donate.

 

ActionAid International USA

1420 K Street, NW, Suite 900

Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 835-1240

What they’ve been doing in Myanmar

Click here to donate

 

Direct Relief International

27 South La Patera Lane

Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Phone: (805) 964-4767

What they’ve been doing in Myanmar

What they are doing in China

Click here to donate

 

Mercy Corps

Department W

P.O. Box 2669

Portland, OR 97208

Phone: 888 256-1900

What they’ve been doing in China

What they’ve been doing in Myanmar

Click here to donate

 

UNICEF

125 Maiden Lane

New York, NY 10038

Phone: (800) 486-4233

What they’ve been doing in Myanmar

Click here to donate

[my roommate, Lindsay, tells me that UNICEF is great because they have been working on the ground for years in Myanmar so they have access to the country while others have been hindered

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One Comment leave one →
  1. linds permalink
    May 14, 2008 11:40 am

    Nice!

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