Blog Relief Day

I am participating in Blog Relief Day today. So, I will leave my "No Other America" post up for one more day. I also encourage you to check out a round up of the efforts at Instapundit as well as Technorati's results on Flood Aid.

If you haven't already given, give. If you have, give more. God forbid any of us have such calamity befall us. Do what you'd want others to do for us if we were victims of a disaster of such devastating proportions.

Read more below.


At 9/01/2005 02:08:00 PM, Blogger Jaymeister said...

One thing I like to do when a tragedy like this arises that generates a lot of attention (Katrina, 9/11, tsunami, etc.) is make a donation toward this cause, and also give money toward another cause that isn't as prominent in the headlines. But regardless of the approach that you take, everybody should take it upon themselves to give what they can.

At 9/01/2005 10:21:00 PM, Blogger Jamie Dawn said...

I'm with you on this, Lores.
If everyone will give something, it will make a huge difference. Little becomes much when added together.

At 9/01/2005 11:59:00 PM, Blogger Layman said...


I've made my contribution, but I have to say that the Republic of Texas is doing us all proud, or putting us to shame:


Check it out. Texas is taking in over 75,000 refugees. And that's not counting all the one's who are already there and left before Katrina hit.


At 9/02/2005 03:24:00 AM, Blogger Mark said...

I already made my post for today, (I only make one post a day) but I am writing a piece urging donations for tommorrow.

Just wanted you to know that I still read your blog. Everyday.

At 9/02/2005 04:58:00 AM, Blogger Poison Pero said...

Money is great, but don't forget the other things that can be donated: Cloths, diapers, non-perishable foodstuff, etc.....I packed up for the Salvation Army today and they were glad to take everything I had.

Also, don't forget to give blood. It costs you nothing and it will save many lives.....This will eventually become a big issue. Trust me.
As far as continuing to post on this issue: I'll have mine at the top at the Right is Right for a long time.

This effort will be ongoing, and we can't get apathetic.
Another one, Mark? Where's the love, brother. :)

At 9/02/2005 05:28:00 AM, Anonymous luke said...

Thanks Lores. With so much going on it can be easy to forget about everything else around us.

Tonight was really the first time I dipped into google news to see how bad things really are. It breaks my heart...

It's nice to have a nudge in the right direction so at least something physical can go along with my prayers.

At 9/02/2005 02:21:00 PM, Blogger The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

Hey! Hugh Hewitt had linked to your "No Other America" post. I don't know if you were aware of that. I thought it was cool.

At 9/03/2005 09:18:00 AM, Blogger Lores Rizkalla said...

hey wordsmith, i actually stumbled upon it when i noticed traffic had suddenly increased. when i saw they were all coming from Hugh's site, I went over to check it out. he linked to that article twice that day!!! :)

Quite an HONOR!


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