Prayer Needed for Katrina's Victims, Relief Workers

Janet Chismar | Senior Editor, News & Culture | Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Prayer Needed for Katrina's Victims, Relief Workers

“Now is the time for all Americans to pray for our fellow citizens experiencing danger, grief and need,” says Albert Mohler, author, speaker and president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “We can help by working with disaster relief agencies and churches and by offering financial support. Disasters like Hurricane Katrina often bring out both the best and the worst in human nature.”

 

MORE TO COME

 

 

With the massive amount of clean up that will undertaken in the coming weeks, World Relief volunteers will need chainsaws, containers to haul away debris, tools, and other necessary items that will require an influx of cash. Donors wishing to contribute to the Hurricane Relief fund may do so at www.worldrelief.com or by calling 1-800-535-5433.

 

To support the hurricane relief work of Samaritan’s Purse, call (800) 665-2843 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org.

 

Other Ways You Can Help

For information on ways to assist The Salvation Army in meeting the needs of the victims of Katrina, persons may call 1-800-SALARMY or visit 
www.salvationarmyusa.org.

You can take part in Operation Blessing's ongoing hurricane response efforts by making an online donation today to support OBI relief services in the field:  www.ob.org.

Donations to support Southern Baptists' massive mobilization may be made to the state conventions which are sending units, to the state Baptist conventions most affected by the hurricane and to NAMB which coordinates the national response. To make a donation and to stay abreast of Southern Baptist's response, go to www.namb.net/dr.

Financial support for CRWRC's response to Hurricane Katrina and elsewhere can be given by calling 1-800-55-CRWRC, or online at  www.crwrc.org.  Checks should be made out to "CRWRC," earmarked "Hurricanes 2005," and sent to 2850 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49560.

 



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