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This resource list, created in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, is a work-in-progress and will be updated regularly. Please contact Madeleine Begun Kane: madkane@madkane.com with corrections and suggested additions.

Government Links & Contact Information

News Sources

Airline & Transit Information

Blood & Other Donations

(Note: On Sept. 16, 2001 I was notified that the Red Cross "is literally overwhelmed with blood donations right now... When we're really going to need more donations is in the coming weeks and a month from now. People can call 1-800-givelife and make an appointment for the future when donations are expected to naturally have fallen off. It may be hard to get through on that number; there may be a wait on the line, but it will be much shorter than the hours at the blood centers without an appointment. It may not be as viscerally rewarding in the short term, but it will be hugely more effective... PS: Blood types O and Rh are particularly needed.")

  • American Red Cross
    Red Cross Blood Donation: 1-800-GIVE-BLOOD
    Red Cross Blood Donation: 1-800-GIVE-LIFE
    Red Cross Monetary Donation: 1-800-HELP-NOW
    Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund
    P.O. Box 37243
    Washington, DC 20013

  • American Red Cross (Secure credit card donations can be made here)

  • American Red Cross Blood Donations

  • NY Blood Center

  • Yahoo PayDirect (You can make a donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund through this Yahoo page.)

  • New York Red Cross

  • Amazon.com Emergency Red Cross Relief Fund (Amazon.com's front page graphic link will also get you to the contributions page. Amazon has waived all fees for this project.)

  • Salvation Army Home Page

  • Salvation Army Secure Donations

  • United Way of New York City

  • United Way of New York City's Sept. 11th Fund

  • Catholic Charities USA

  • PayPal Relief Fund

  • Fire Donations All proceeds you give to the Firefighter, EMS, and Rescue Relief Fund through a credit card or electronic check will go to the survivors of New York's Bravest.

  • Donate Emergency Supplies to NYC

  • Donate Your Personal Services
    You can volunteer general services by calling 1-800-801-8092

  • Temporary Office Donations from SiliconAlleyReporter.com
    E-mail jason.calacanis@venturereporter.net or call him at 1-646-473-2201
    Mr. Calacanis of SiliconAlleyReporter.com says his company has "office space, desks, and a wi-fi/802.11 network if any company out there needs a place to set up camp over the next couple of days or weeks (we have two 7,000-square-foot spaces). We are on 36th Street and Eighth Avenue."
    Note: Mr. Calacanis is starting an office donation database and asks companies with available space to contact him at the same address and phone number. He also is looking for computer and desk donations from furniture and computer rental companies.

  • Temporary Office Donations from BlueFly.com
    Ken Seiff of BlueFly.com says: "We currently have about 9,000 s.f of temporarily vacant space which we are donating to companies who have been displaced. If anyone needs space they should call Sharon at 212-944-8000 ext 311 and leave a message or email her at sharon@bluefly.com."
    Bluefly.com is located at 42 West 39th Street, New York, NY 10018

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