Thursday, September 01, 2005

Hurricane Katrina Relief

Today is Blog for Relief Day for those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Here are two homeschool organizations that are helping in the effort.

Scott Somerville of HSLDA posts that The Home School Foundation has established the Hurricane Emergency Response Program to help families who have suffered losses from the hurricane. Here's the info if you would like to help.

We will use contributions to this program to assist families with replacing lost or destroyed curriculum and meeting emergency needs.

If you know of homeschooling families who need our assistance, please have them call us at 540-338-8899 or email info@homeschoolfoundation.org.If you would like to make a gift to help these families, here's how.

Donate online at: Home School Foundation or

Send your check:-Payable to: Home School Foundation-Memo: Hurricane-

Mail to: Home School Foundation, PO Box 1152, Purcellville, VA 20134

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The Beehive is also posting that The Noah Project is available to help homeschoolers who have been affected by Katrina. They will even accept new or gently used curriculum. Here's their address

15807 Brickman Ct.
Houston, TX 77084

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The Common Room alerts us to Ambleside Online which put together a small emergency lesson plan for families ot use. While there check out their website. It's awesome.

Instapundit has list of other disaster relief organizations.

Truth Laid Bear has a running total of donations so far. Here's the stats as of Friday at 7:30 AM (EST)

$227,443 in contributions so far log your contribution
1,321 blogs participating (see list of blogs) and if you want to add your blog
142 charities recommended (see list of list of charities)and if you want to add a charity

Please pass this information along to let other homeschoolers know how they can help families affected by this disaster.

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