From a circular from indiatogether.org


For those who wish to make financial contributions, here are 
some 
of the organizations to which you may send your check: 

1) PRIME MINISTER'S NATIONAL RELIEF FUND: Send checks in dollars or 
rupees. Checks/Money 
Orders should be drawn in favor of "Prime Minister's National Relief 
Fund" and 
sent to any one of the following addresses:
 
Prime Minister's National Relief Fund
Embassy of India
Attn: Head of Chancery
2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Wire Transfer Information:
Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (Riggs Bank, Washington, DC)
Account Number - 08115910
Route Number - 054000030 

2) INDIA DEVELOPMENT AND RELIEF FUND (http://www.idrf.org).  Donations 
to IDRF 
are tax exempted in the United States (Tax exempt ID: 52-1555563), and 
a receipt 
will be mailed to donors. Make checks payable to IDRF, and mail it to 
the following 
address: 

IDRF
Attention: Nagaraj Patil
1580 Hollenbeck Ave., Apt #4
Sunnyvale, CA-94087 USA. 

In the memo, please mention "Gujarat Earthquake Relief." 

For more information contact: Vijay Shrivastava at (770) 394 5031 

3) VEDANTA SOCIETY OF WESTERN WASHINGTON 
2716 Broadway E. SEATTLE, WA 98102 
Phone: 206-323-1228 

Donations to the Vedanta Society are tax deductible in accordance with 
the US 
tax laws. 

4) The BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha will be collecting a fund for the 
Earthquake 
relief in India. All contributions are to be directed to:
BAPS Earthquake Relief Fund 
P. O. Box 891449 
Dallas, TX 75389 - 1449 

The BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha has played a major role during times of 
calamities 
throughout India, for details on the progress of the 2001 earthquake 
relief work 
by BAPS, please feel free to visit : 
http://www.swaminarayan.org/news/2001/01/earthquake/index.htm
 
Ritesh Desai 
(770)696-4798 
ritesh_desai@email.com 

5) AMERICARES
161 Cherry Street, 
New Canaan, CT 06840
Contact: Elizabeth Griffin at 1-800-486-4357

6) AMERICAN RED CROSS (http://www.redcross.org)
Donors wishing to designate their gifts to India should make checks 
payable to 
the American Red Cross--International Response Fund and earmarked for 
India Earthquake 
Fund in the memo section of the check or an accompanying letter, should 
specify 
India Earthquake Fund.

Donor can use a secure online credit card donation services or you may 
send your 
donation to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 
20013. 

The following agencies are accepting contributions for assistance in 
India as 
members of InterAction, a coalition of relief, development and refugee 
assistance 
agencies. 

a) Adventist Development and Relief Agency, 800-424-ADRA, 
http://www.adra.org

b) Asian American Hotel Owners Association, Fred Schwartz, (404) 816 
5759  

c) AAPI, Dr. Dayanand Nayak; (914) 732-3322 

d) American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 711 Third Ave., New 
York 10017. 
(212) 885-0832. http://www.jdc.org

e) B'nai B'rith International Disaster Relief Fund, 1640 Rhode Island 
Ave. N.W., 
Washington 20036. (202) 857- 6533. http://www.bnaibrith.org

f) CARE, 151 Ellis St. N.E., Atlanta 30303. (800) 521-CARE. 
http://www.care.org 

g) Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore 21203. (800) 
736- 3467. 
http://www.catholicrelief.org

h) Christian Children's Fund, P.O. Box 26484, Richmond 23261. 
(800)-SPONSOR. 
http://www.christianchildrensfund.org 

i) Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, 800-55-CRWRC, 
http://www.crwrc.org

j) Church World Service, 475 Riverside Dr., New York 10115. (212) 
870-2167. http://www.churchworldservice.org

k) Concern Worldwide, 212-557-8000, http://www.concernusa.org

l) Direct Relief International, 27 South La Patera Lane, Santa Barbara, 
Calif. 
93117. (805) 964-4767. http://www.directrelief.org

m) Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 2247, New York 10116. (888) 
392-0392. http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org

n) Food for the Hungry, 7729 E. Greenway Rd., Scottsdale, Ariz. 85260. 
(800) 
2HUNGER. http://www.fh.org 

o) Gujarati Samaj of New York, 173-15 Horace Harding Expressway, 
Flushing, NY 
11365; Peter Bheddah, president, (718) 565-7765, Chandrakant Patel, 
secretary, 
(718) 762-9007.
 
p) Gujarati Samaj of Washington DC, 9845 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030

q) Jackson Heights Merchants Association, (718) 651-6969
 
r) Leva Patidar Samaj of USA, 716 Sweetwater Circle, Old Hickory, TN 
37138; (615) 
391-4LPS. 

s) Lutheran World Relief, P.O. Box 17061, Baltimore 21298. (800) 
LWR-LWR2. http://www.lwr.org 

t) MAP International, 800-225-8550, http://ww.map.org

u) Operation USA, 8320 Melrose Ave., Suite 200, Los Angles 90069. (800) 
678-7255. 
http://www.opusa.org

v) Oxfam America, India Earthquake Response, P.O. Box 1745, Boston, 
Mass. 02105 
1-800-776-9326 http://www.oxfamamerica.org

w) Salvation Army World Service Office, 703-684-5528

x) The Association for India’s Development (AID), (301) 422-7765

v) United Methodist Committee on Relief, 475 Riverside Dr., New York 
10115. (800) 
554-8583. http://www.gbgm-umc.org

z) US Fund for UNICEF, 333 E. 38th St., New York 10016. (800) FOR-KIDS.

aa) United Way International, 701 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, Va. 22314 
(703) 
519-0092. http://www.uwint.org

bb) World Concern, 800-755-5022, http://www.worldconcern.org

cc) World Relief, 800-535-5433, http://www.worldrelief.org

dd) World Vision, 888-56-CHILD, http://www.worldvision.org 

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