OTHER WAYS YOU CAN HELP
Write to Congress
The Southern Arts Federation (SAF) is a not-for-profit regional arts organization that has been making a positive difference in the arts throughout the South since 1975. SAF creates partnerships and collaborations; assists in the professional development of artists, arts organizations and arts professionals; presents, promotes and produces Southern arts and cultural programming; and advocates for the arts and art education. The organization works in partnership with the state arts agencies of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. SAF is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), foundations, corporations, individuals and member states.
Below is a link to the Southern Arts Federation Disaster Relief Fund. They have established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist arts organizations and artists residing in Gulf Coast communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Distribution and decisions on the use of funds will be made by state arts agencies. Donations may be made by check or credit card.
Please make checks out to: Southern Arts Federation Emergency Relief Fund. All donations are tax-deductible.
Click HERE to complete your donation record and send via mail or FAX to:
Southern Arts Federation
Emergency Relief Fund
1800 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 808
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
FAX: (404) 873-2148
ATTN: Emergency Relief Fund
Noah's Wish.org is also collecting donations.
WWOZ, a listener-supported, volunteer-operated, 24-hours-a-day radio outlet
for the great wealth of music and musical traditions founded in New Orleans
recommends sending donations for victims to The Baton Rouge Area Foundation.
Also if you'd like to help them rebuild temporary and then permanent new facilities,
you can do so here.
Farm Aid's Family Farm Disaster Fund is the only national organization that can focus exclusively on the needs and problems specific to family farmers in natural disasters.
To make a donation thru Farm Aid please click here right now.