Hurricane Relief -- People Need Your Help Now

Thousands of desperate families are taking refuge from Hurricane Katrina in more than 230 Red Cross shelters in the affected areas.

Red Cross Catrina

Red Cross Catrina

Thousands of desperate families are taking refuge from Hurricane Katrina in more than 230 Red Cross shelters in the affected areas.

  • American Red Cross is launching the largest mobilization of resources for a single natural disaster in our history.

  • We're preparing 500,000 hot meals a day to serve to survivors who have no where else to turn.

  • Several hundred emergency vehicles and thousands of ARC staff and volunteers have been deployed from around the country for immediate emergency assistance.

Red Cross disaster response teams are deploying to the hardest hit communities to distribute drinking water and other supplies to victims who were unable to flee from Katrina. _

We must act fast. Lives depend on it.

Communities from the Gulf Coast to New England are also bracing for massive inland flooding and widespread tornado activity.

And we urgently need your help today.

By making a secure online contribution to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund right now, your support can be put into action immediately.

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Together, we can save a life.

P.S. The American Red Cross relies completely on the generosity of the American public to provide these life-saving services. Every gift you make truly matters.