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If you would like to help out those suffering from the effects of the Earthquake/Tsunami, feel free to donate to the Red Cross.

Category: Current Affairs

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7 Responses to “Japanese Tsunami: Donate to Red Cross”

  1. Unsympathetic says:

    Good thing Republicans de-funded the US Tsunami Warning Center last month!

  2. WFTA says:

    Thanks for the reminder. I’m in.

  3. cswake says:

    Let me recommend everyone visit the below and choose a charity other than Red Cross:

    http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=1221

  4. trutledge says:

    Some thoughts from GiveWell:

    Don’t rush to contribute; and

    If you must, consider Doctors Without Borders, followed by Direct Relief International

    http://blog.givewell.org/2011/03/11/japan-earthquaketsunami-disaster-relief-donations/

  5. franklin411 says:

    @unsympathetic
    Wow. Thanks for the heads up. Honestly, I didn’t know that they had cut the budget for the tsunami warning center, so you informed me. But honestly…Is anyone surprised? Demanding spending cuts that kill Americans…that’s pretty much the whole oath you have to take to become a Republican!

  6. cswake Says: March 11th, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    Let me recommend everyone visit the below and choose a charity other than Red Cross:

    http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=1221

    some things should be re-read, and understood..

    LSS: the ‘American Red Cross’ has become a seriously bloated, and ineffectual, Bureaucracy..

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/bureaucracy try def. #3
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    trutledge, above, makes a, similar, Good Point, as well..

  7. DebbieSmith says:

    If you wish to learn some background information that helps explain why Japan experienced such a massive earthquake, here is a link:

    http://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2011/03/explaining-japans-earthquake.html