Hurricane victims in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama are in need of immediate medical care, food, water and temporary housing. Some of the organizations accepting donations:

American Red Cross

PO Box 37243

Washington, D.C. 20013

800-435-7669 (English);

800-257-7575 (Spanish)

https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation-form.asp

America's Second Harvest

35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 2000

Chicago, Ill. 60601

800-344-8070

www.secondharvest.org

B'nai B'rith Disaster

Relief Fund

2020 K St. NW, 7th Floor

Washington, D.C. 20006

www.bnaibrith.org

Catholic Charities USA

1731 King St.

Alexandria, Va. 22314

800-919-9338

www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

Charity Hospital in New Orleans

1532 Tulane Ave.

New Orleans, La. 70112

Church World Service

PO Box 968

Elkhart, Ind. 46515

800-297-1516

www.churchworldservice.org

Episcopal Relief &

Development

815 Second Ave., 2nd Floor

New York, N.Y. 10017

800-334-7626, Ext. 5129

www.er-d.org

Heart of Florida United Way

1940 Traylor Blvd.

Orlando, Fla. 32804

407-835-0900

www.hfuw.org

Hearts With Hands

951 Sand Hill Rd.

Asheville, N.C. 28806

828-667-1912

www.heartswithhands.org

Humane Society of the U.S.

2100 L St. NW

Washington, D.C. 20037

301-258-8276

www.hsus.org

Institute of Southern Jewish Life Katrina Relief Fund

PO Box 16528

Jackson, Miss. 39236

604-362-6357

www.isjl.org

Jewish Federation of Greater

Washington

6101 Montrose Rd.

Rockville, Md. 20852

301-230-7200

www.shalomdc.org

Louisiana Disaster Recovery

Foundation Inc.

c/o Division of Administration

1201 N. Third St., Suite 7-240

PO Box 94095

Baton Rouge, La. 70804

www.louisiana.gov

Lutheran Disaster Response

475 Riverside Dr., 16th Floor

New York, N.Y. 10115

800-638-3522

www.ldr.org

Mennonite Disaster Service

1018 Main St.

Akron, Pa. 17501

717-859-2210

mds.mennonite.net

New Orleans Area Habitat

for Humanity

PO Box 15052

New Orleans, La. 70175

800-422-4828, Ext. 2957

www.habitat-nola.org

Noah's Wish

PO Box 997

Placerville, Calif. 95667

530-622-9313

www.noahswish.org

Operation Blessing

977 Centerville Tpk.

Virginia Beach, Va. 23463

800-436-6348

www.ob.org

Petsmart Charities

19601 N. 27th Ave.

Phoenix, Ariz. 85027

800-423-7387

www.petsmartcharities.org

Salvation Army

615 Slaters Lane

Alexandria, Va. 22313

800-725-2769

www.salvationarmyusa.org

Samaritan's Purse

PO Box 3000

Boone, N.C. 28607

828-262-1980

www.samaritanspurse.org

United Methodist Committee

on Relief

475 Riverside Dr.

New York, N.Y. 10115

800-544-8583

gbgm-umc.org/umcor

United Way for the Greater

New Orleans Area

2515 Canal St.

New Orleans, La. 70119

www.unitedwaynola.org

SOURCE: www.networkforgood.org/topics/animal_environ/hurricanes