Links For Helping Victims Of Superstorm Sandy

Just a few links for those who can lend a hand – some of these are able to be done even if you are overseas, like I am:

How Can Atheists Help in the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy? - Friendly Atheist.

From the Secular Coalition of America:

* Foundation Beyond Belief has organized a donation drive for Team Rubicon, a disaster response organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with medical professionals to rapidly deploy emergency response teams into crisis situations here in the U.S. They have also organized donations forInternational Medical Corps to assist with disaster relief efforts in Haiti.  Donations can be made through the organization’s Humanist Crisis Response page.

* The Freethought Society has partnered with the Texas Freethought Convention to collect and distribute money to help where needed. The Coalition for Reason and American Atheists have joined this effort. View their video requesting funds here. To donate, please visit the Emergency Relief Fund page on the Freethought Society website. Encourage others to donate by liking and sharing their Facebook page.

* The New York City Atheists will hold a blood drive on November 6. For more information check their website in the coming days, which will be updated as power is restored to New York City.

* Members of Secular Coalition for America member organizations and endorsing organizations are encouraged to check with their group leaders and local chapter affiliates to see how they can help with local relief efforts.

Also from Mashable.com:

The Red Cross: If you would like to give to the Red Cross, which has opened more than 190 shelters along the East Coast and has hundreds of disaster relief workers on standby, you can donate online, by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS, or by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10. The Red Cross is also seeking blood and platelet donations. To learn more, visit RedCrossBlood.org.

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Kylie Sturgess is a Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide.
She’s the author of the ‘Curiouser and Curiouser‘ column at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry website and travels internationally lecturing on feminism, skepticism, and science.


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