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Originally published May 7, 2008 at 12:00 AM | Page modified May 14, 2008 at 5:46 PM

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Some groups working on Myanmar cyclone-relief efforts: AmeriCares: Sending medical supplies. Donate via www.americares.org or call 800-486-HELP 800-486-HELP...

Some groups working on Myanmar cyclone-relief efforts:

AmeriCares: Sending medical supplies. Donate via www.americares.org or call 800-486-HELP.

CARE: Providing water purification tablets, food, hygiene, shelter material. Donate via www.care.org or 800-422-7385.

Catholic Relief Services: Supporting relief groups working in Myanmar. Donate via www.crs.org or call 877-HELP-CRS or mail check to CRS, Southeast Asia Natural Disaster, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21203-7090.

Church World Service: Providing emergency relief. Donate via www.churchworldservice.org or 800-297-1516.

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres: Providing medical aid and emergency relief. Donate via http://doctorswithoutborders.org/donate or 888-392-0392, or mail check to Doctors Without Borders USA, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD, 21741-5030.

Medical Teams International: Sending medical supplies and possible volunteers. Donate via www.medicalteams.org or 800-959-4325 or mail check to 1920 116th Ave. N.E., Suite 201, Bellevue, WA 98004.

Mercy Corps: Partnering with relief groups working in Myanmar. Donate via www.mercycorps.org

Red Cross: Myanmar Red Cross distributing water and supplies. American Red Cross preparing to assist.Donate via www.seattleredcross.org or www.redcross.org or mail check to American Red Cross International Response Fund, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.

Save the Children: Providing food, water, shelter materials. Donate via www.savethechildren.org or call 800-728-3843 or mail check to 54 Wilton Rd., Westport, CT 06880.

Seattle Myanmar Buddhist Association: Holding a food festival with some of the proceeds going to relief efforts, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 31, Lake Hills Elementary School, 14310 S.E. 12th St., Bellevue.

Thirst Aid: Providing water, water-purification tablets and equipment. Donate via www.thirst-aid.org or mail check to Thirst Aid, attention Theresa Do, 2855 Calkins Pl., Broomfield, CO 80020. Information: 541-517-5141.

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Uplift International: Providing food, water, clothing, medicine. Donate via www.upliftinternational.org or mail check to 4010 Stone Way N., Ste. 200, Seattle, WA 98103. Information: 206-985-9888.

U.S. Campaign for Burma: Providing funds to groups working in Myanmar for intermediate relief rebuilding communities. Donate via www.uscampaignforburma.org.

World Aid: Providing water-purification tablets. Mail check to 2442 N.W. Market St., #434, Seattle, WA 98107. Information: 206-784-7248 or cyclone.relief.seattle@gmail.com.

World Concern: Providing water, food and shelter materials. Donate via www.worldconcern.org or mail check to 19303 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98133. Information: 206-289-7946.

World Vision: Providing water, water-purification equipment, shelter materials, clothing. Donate via www.worldvision.org, call 888-56-CHILD, or mail check to P.O. Box 9716, Federal Way, WA 98063-9716.

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