LeAnn Rimes Statement:
Like all of you, I was completely shocked and deeply saddened by the events that happened in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. This is a time that we as a nation need to come together in unity, patriotism, and strength.
I know that many of you would like to help out, and there are several ways that you can do so. Here are some suggestions:
Six leading Web sites have joined forces on the American Liberty Partnership to support America's overwhelmed rescue and relief organizations.
To donate blood, call the Red Cross at 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or America's Blood Centers at 1-888-BLOOD-88 to schedule an appointment. To find your local American Red Cross, click here. To donate money to the Red Cross for assisting victims of the attacks, call 1-800-HELP-NOW.
To donate to the United Way fund to help the victims of Tuesday's attacks and their families, call (212) 251-4035 or click here.
Find a wide range of information and phone numbers at FirstGov , the official US government Web site.
To make donations to the Salvation Army for helping the victims, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY or log onto their website at www.salvationarmy.org .
Mercy Corps is providing trauma counseling and scholarship funds for children who have lost parents
The ASPCA Animal Disaster Relief Fund is for anyone wishing to make donations. Call (212) 876-7700 ext 4515 or 4516 to make a donation by phone. You can also visit their online donation site by clicking here clicking here.
To provide tips and information to the FBI about these attacks, visit http://www.ifccfbi.gov.
Please understand that I am not affiliated with any of these organizations, and I am not soliciting on behalf of any of them. You should always be sure that you are dealing with a legitimate relief agency before sending money. I hope my suggestions may be of help to you, and to the victims of this terrible tragedy
God bless America!