Katrina Relief–How You Can Help

In a concerted effort to keep you informed we will be placing all information, news and links to the relief of Hurricane Katrina victims and survivors on this page. Please check back for future updates.

September 2, 2005
Katrina Help

Katrina Help

In a concerted effort to keep you informed we will be placing all information, news and links to the relief of Hurricane Katrina victims and survivors on this page.  Please check back for future updates.  Included are some helpful links to charitable and volunteer organizations provided by FEMA.  Add your comments here.

The Fly Fishing in Salt Waters Blog

By Scott Leon


Wed Aug 31, 2005

I am heart broken and devastated. My home town of Gulfport, Mississippi and my favorite areas along Louisiana and Mississippi have been totally destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Full Story

Houston Big Game Fishing Club’s Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund


On Wednesday, August 31st, the Board of Directors of the Houston Big Game Fishing Club created a Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund.  Our relief  effort will be directed to provide assistance to those individuals and groups in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama…Full Story

Mercury Employees to Aid Hurricane Relief

By Steve Fleming ([more by this author]( Fleming))
Tue, Sep 6, 2005


FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Sept. 6, 2005) Mercury Marine announced to its 3,000 Fond du Lac-area employees Friday a variety of ways individuals can contribute to the rescue and recovery efforts under way for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Full Story

FEMA requests support for Hurricane relief efforts from Coast Guard Auxiliary

By Wayne Spivak ([more by this author]( Spivak))
Fri, Sep 2, 2005


Orlando, FL – The Coast Guard announced today its agreement to offer the use of the Coast Guard Auxiliary for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) relief efforts today. Full Story

Pensacola Angling Community Rallies for Relief By Staff (more by this author) Fri, Sep 2, 2005

While Pensacola residents felt some of Hurricane Katrina’s wrath, they know they were fortunate. That’s why Southern Kingfish Association pro angler Steve Ennis and his friends created a local volunteer effort to purchase needed goods in Pensacola and drop ship them to the Salvation Army and Red Cross in Biloxi and Gulfport. Full Story

Mercury and Triton step up hurricane assistance

By Steve Fleming ([more by this author]( Fleming))
Fri, Sep 2, 2005

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Sept. 2, 2005) – Mercury Marine and Triton Boats are rigging 10 boats and engines Friday for immediate use in the rescue efforts in and around New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Full Story

Mercury, Sea Pro support New Orleans efforts By Steve Fleming ([more by this author]( Fleming)) Fri, Sep 2, 2005


Fond Du Lac, Wis. (Sept. 1, 2005)  Mercury Marine has joined with Sea Pro boat company to ship more than $200,000 in boats and engines to support rescue efforts in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Full Story

MBGFC Raising Money for Hurricane Relief

By Mobile Big Game Fishing Club ([more by this author]( Big Game Fishing Club))
Thu, Sep 1, 2005

Mobile, AL The Mobile Big Game Fishing Club has announced the cancellation of their 39th annual Labor Day Tournament scheduled for this weekend, but more importantly the club has launched their “Fish For Life” campaign. Full Story

Hurricane Relief — People Need Your Help Now

By Red Cross ([more by this author]( Cross))
Thu, Sep 1, 2005

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

Useful Links:

American Red Cross
1-800-HELP NOW (435-7669) English,
1-800-257-7575 Spanish;

America’s Second Harvest

Operation Blessing

Humane Society of the United States

UJA Federation of New York
212 836-1880

Adventist Community Services

B’nai B’rith International

Catholic Charities, USA

Christian Disaster Response
941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee

Church World Service

Convoy of Hope

Corporation for National and Community Service Disaster Relief Fund
(202) 606-6718

Feed the Children

Lutheran Disaster Response

Mennonite Disaster Service

Nazarene Disaster Response

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

Salvation Army
1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769)

Southern Baptist Convention — Disaster Relief
1-800-462-8657, ext. 6440

United Jewish Communities

Union for Reform Judaism

United Methodist Committee on Relief


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