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tsunami financial donations

Discussion in 'News' started by haunts, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. haunts

    haunts Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2004 Messages: 297 Likes Received: 0
    im going to donate some money to one of the relief funds but i dont know which one. does anybody know what some of the better institutions are and where the money goes? thanks.
     
  2. dojafx

    dojafx Member

    Joined: Nov 20, 2001 Messages: 831 Likes Received: 0
    cheddar isnt long enough right now
     
  3. bobthebuilder

    bobthebuilder Member

    Joined: Nov 15, 2004 Messages: 295 Likes Received: 1
  4. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 29
    I thought about it and I decided I will donate money. I plan to donate some money after I get my credit card statement.
     
  5. Nekro

    Nekro Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 19, 2003 Messages: 2,568 Likes Received: 1
    Red cross is always a good idea.
     
  6. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
  7. villain

    villain Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2002 Messages: 5,190 Likes Received: 2
    Don't forget red crescent.
    I heard that doctors without borders is no longer accepting donations since they have too many! Wow, is that possible?
    So I'm at a loss for what to do. It would seem that donating money is pointless if the aid can't get there and I don't think I could go there either because I'm willing to bet that air traffic is very, very congested right now.
    hmm...
    what to do.
     
  8. villain

    villain Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2002 Messages: 5,190 Likes Received: 2
    I coulda swore I posted in here earlier. Anyways... what I said is don't forget about red crescent. Is there a big fat red buddah too? Or is that santa claus. Maybe that was in poor taste.
    Anyways... I already donated to red cross. I plan on donating to red crescent and unicef.... I was also thinking about going there. But currently I'm confused because Doctors Without Borders said they weren't accepting any donations because they have recieved too many. Is that possible?
    And I'm also wondering how hard it would be to actually go there... because they are having problems moving the aid once it gets there. Traffic must be nuts.
    Maybe if I had a dhow I could just sail there. That would be cool.

    *wtf i did post in here.
     
  9. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 29
    Here's a scan from a local newspaper letting you know how little and how much donated money can do:

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  10. haunts

    haunts Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2004 Messages: 297 Likes Received: 0
    thanks swifto.

    yeah i donated already as well but i think im coming up on some money here in the next few days if i ever get paid back from my dad. i think ill go with unicef or red crescent next time, last time i went with red cross but i wasnt happy with it because in the donations area it said crisis donation or something and it didnt really emphasis that it was going to the tsunami victims.
     
  11. Swiffer Jet

    Swiffer Jet Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 14, 2003 Messages: 2,669 Likes Received: 0
    Thanks for the heads up! I'll probably donate this weekend. Paycheck is funna get direct-deposited tonight
     
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