Disaster Assistance in the Aftermath of Hurricane KatrinaThe WNG provides below a list of pertinent relief organizations, which we hope will facilitate efforts to assist people in need. Sincerely, the WNG Team. Please submit your suggestions to our Disaster Relief Forum: click here.National Organizations: Aidmatrix America's Second Harvest | 800-344-8070 ('The Nation's Food Bank Network') American Red Cross (secure online donation form) | 800-435-7669 English, 800-257-7575 Spanish AmeriCares | 800-486-4357 Bush - Clinton Katrina Fund Business Roundtable (corporate and business donation guidance) Convoy of Hope | 417-823-8998 DHS National Emergency Resource Registry (facilitating organization / agency / corporate donations) Feed the Children FEMA Response & Recovery (donations guidance) FirstGov.gov (U.S. Government's official site for Hurricane Katrina recovery) GuideStar.og (hurricane relief guide - links to involved charities) Humane Society of The United States | 888-259-5431 National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (coordinates planning efforts of many smaller organizations) Network for Good (facilitates online donations to many organizations listed here) Salvation Army | 800-725-2769 Save the Children | 800-728-3843 United WayFaith-based Organizations: Adventist Community Services | 800-381-7171 Catholic Charities USA | 703-549-1390 Church World Service | 800-297-1516 Christian Reformed World Relief Committee | 800-848-5818 Episcopal Relief and Development Lutheran Disaster Response | 800-638-3522 Mennonite Disaster Service | 717-859-2210 Nazarene Disaster Response | 888-256-5886 Operation Blessing | 800-436-6348 Presbyterian Disaster Assistance | 800-872-3283 ReliefWeb - Katrina site (information portal) Southern Baptist Convention - Disaster Relief | 800-462-8657, ext. 6440 United Jewish Communities United Methodist Committee on Relief | 800-554-8583Specific to Alabama: Volunteer Mobile (connecting volunteers with opportunities to help)Specific to Florida: Florida Association of Food Banks Florida Association of Volunteer Centers The Florida Hurricane Relief Fund Florida Voluntary Organizations Active in DisastersSpecific to Louisiana: Baton Rouge Area Foundation (has an excellent record of providing local assistance!) Bayoubuzz - Hurricane Katrina site (very good local references) Chamber of Greater Baton Rogue (business task force for recovery) Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation (set up by the state governor) Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (information portal) The State of Louisiana (official site - good local links)Specific to Mississippi: Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (information portal) The State of Mississippi (official site) Please submit your suggestions to our Disaster Relief Forum: click here.