Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

How to Help with Relief

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

How to Help with Relief

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Many businesses and agencies are collecting donations to aid relief after the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, including:

American Red Cross in Jacksonville. Donations should be made to The American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and sent to: The American Red Cross, 751 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32204. American Red Cross donation canisters also will be available at Food Lion stores in Georgia and Florida and Publix stores in Florida. Donations can be made over the phone by calling 1-800 HELP NOW.

-- Applebee's. The restaurant chain has formed a neighborhood relief program in partnership with the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund where guests can buy a paper American flag for a minimum donation of $1.

-- Clay County Chamber of Commerce/American Red Cross. The agency is accepting monetary donations for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Checks or money orders are to be made out to the American Red Cross and can be dropped off or mailed to the Clay County Chamber of Commerce, 1734 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park, FL 32073. Mark the check "Disaster Relief." For information, call (904) 264-2651.

-- Coastline Federal Credit Union/American Red Cross. Donations for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund can be taken to any of the credit union's six branches. All checks should be made out to the American Red Cross.

-- Educational Community Credit Union. An account was set up to collect funds for the American Red Cross at Educational Community Credit Union's 11 branches in Northeast Florida.

-- Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation. Individuals can go to any SunTrust Bank and make a tax-deductible donation. Checks should be made payable to Florida Fire Emergency Service Fund Inc. Note on the check: NYC Fire & Emergency Services Relief Fund. Mail checks to Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation, 821 N. U.S. 1, Suite B, Ormond Beach, FL 32174. For more information, call (386) 676-2744.

-- Jacksonville Magazine/American Red Cross. Subscribers may enclose a contribution (checks only) in their renewal notices or stop by the office at 1032 Hendricks Ave. …

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