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Saturday, September 3, 2005 - Page updated at 12:16 AM

Complete hurricane coverage

Complete hurricane coverage

A seattletimes.com special section

How you can help

The Seattle Times and KING 5 TV have joined efforts in NorthWest Response, a community-wide effort to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina. You can donate at any U.S. Bank in the name of Hurricane Relief — NorthWest Response. Visit the U.S. Bank Web site to find the location nearest you.

All money raised will go to the American Red Cross.

For more opportunities to help, see our list of Hurricane Katrina-related events.

Major charities that are accepting donations for victims of Hurricane Katrina:

American Red Cross: 800-HELP-NOW, www.seattleredcross.org, or The American Red Cross of King & Kitsap Counties, P.O. Box 3097, Seattle 98114-3097.

Catholic Charities USA: 800-919-9338, or www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 801-240-3544, or Humanitarian Aid Fund, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 50 East North Temple St., Salt Lake City, UT 84150

ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) Disaster Response: 800-638-3522, or www.elca.org/disaster

MercyCorps: 888-256-1900, or www.mercycorps.org

Orthodox Church in America: 877-803-4622, or International Orthodox Christian Charities "Hurricane Relief," P.O. Box 630225, Baltimore, MD 21263-0225

Presbyterian Church USA: 800-872-3283, or www.pcusa.org/pda

Salvation Army: 800-SAL-ARMY, or www.salvationarmyusa.org

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Fund: Checks payable to North American Mission Board (NAMB) can be mailed to: NAMB, P.O. Box 116543, Atlanta, GA 30368-6543, or www.sbc.net

United Methodist Committee on Relief: 800-554-8583, or http://gbgm-umc.org/umcor

Episcopal Relief and Development: 800-334-7626, or www.er-d.org

Northwest Medical Teams: 800-959-4325, or www.nwmedicalteams.org. Donations can also be made at any US Bank office.

United Jewish Communities: www.ujc.org or donate through local Jewish Federation. Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle: 206-443-5400

World Concern: www.worldconcern.org

World Vision: www.worldvision.org

For a complete list of charitable agencies recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, visit www.fema.gov/ rrr/help2.shtm

Find loved ones: To get information about loved ones, call the American Red Cross at 866-GET-INFO (438-4636). People can also go through the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN): www.salvationarmyusa.org or www.satern.org.

The official Hurricane Katrina government Web site, with information on finding loved ones, what to do if you're a victim, how to help, and government agency resources: www.firstgov.gov/Citizen/Topics/PublicSafety/Hurricane_Katrina_Recovery.shtml

Seattle Times staff

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