Once again, our hearts are heavy as people across the South and Midwest regions have been devastated by tornadoes. Over the weekend, 42 tornadoes in 10 states destroyed homes and cities in the blink of an eye. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these families.
Sadly, these storms have still left many people in need of help.
‘Tis the season for giving! And if you’re a fan of that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you give someone a gift, then we’ve got some awesome ideas for you.
Here are some photos from our recent donation of radios to Ear To Our World.
From the tornadoes in Alabama to the tsunami in Japan, we’ve seen plenty of disasters this year. Each and every time these disasters strike, an amazing thing happens — other people swarm to help. Hurricane Irene is no different. While the damage might not have been as widespread, there are still plenty of people in need of help.
The American Red Cross reports that their blood supplies have dipped to the lowest levels in more than a decade. Right now there are several initiatives associated with giving blood, which makes it a win-win situation for everyone involved.
Residents of Joplin are in need of help. Here are a few quick ways that you can lend a hand.
Citizens across the US are coming together to raise money and provide assistance to all storm victims, but especially those in Alabama. Here is a list of a few of the different ways that you can help offer relief:
Recently we received a thank you note from Jen and Guy of Zanmi Lakay, expressing their gratitude for our donation to Haitian relief.
If you’re looking for a way to donate to Japanese relief efforts, please see how both the Canadian and American Red Cross are responding, and how you can lend a hand in this time of tragedy.