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Help! The Hurricane KaTrina Victims are Crying Out

Celebrities like Percy "Master P" Miller, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Shawn "JayZ" Carter, David Banner and Russell Simmons are putting their resources to work. Join them in this quest to help the Hurricane Victims. Some of us might not have the millions that they do, but every cent counts.

Words cannot express how I feel right now. If you've been watching CNN, FOX, or any of the other news stations, you're aware of the loss of lives in New Orleans and the other Gulf Coast States.

My mind can't comprehend what they may be going through. My compassion for them has brought me to tears throughout the week.

I'm pleading with everyone to Pray, to Donate their money, items and/or their time to help.

Help! I plead with everyone who read this to help by any means necessary.

Contact your local Red Cross.

Red Cross: 1-800-HELP-NOW or http://www.redcross.org

Below are a list of events pulled together to help assist Hurricane KaTrina victims:

NBC Universal has scheduled "A Concert for Hurricane Relief," an hour long show that will air Friday on NBC, MSNBC and CNBC. The concert will include country singer Tim McGraw, pianist and singer Harry Connick Jr. and jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, all Louisiana natives. Matt Lauer will host.

MTV, VH1 and CMT announced a relief campaign that will kick off Saturday, September 10, with a special featuring such acts as the Dave Matthews Band, Alicia Keys, John Mellencamp, Ludacris, Green Day, David Banner, Rob Thomas, Gretchen Wilson and Linkin Park's Chester Bennington. The program will be simulcast live on all three networks from locations in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

BET has partnered with the National Urban League and the American Red Cross for a benefit telethon. It will air September 9th from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Scheduled to appear are: Wynton Marsalis, Russell Simmons, Percy "Master P" Miller, Chris Rock, David Banner, Juvenile and others.

Morgan Freeman Online Auction @ http://www01.charityfolks.com (proceeds will go to The Red Cross)

Below are places in my area that really need your donations (money and non-perishable items):

Northwest Louisiana Chapter
American Red Cross

Northwest Louisiana Chapter
4221 Linwood Ave
Shreveport, LA 71108-3121

E-mail: redcross@louisianaredcross.org
Phone: 318-865-9545

Web site: http://www.louisianaredcross.org

The Salvation Army
Website http://www.uss.salvationarmy.org/la/default.htm
200 E. Stoner Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71101

Mail Address
P.O. Box 1158,
Shreveport, LA 71163

Phone (318) 424-3200

The Salvation Army
4025 W. Brookstown Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70805-5309

Mail Address
The Salvation Army
P.O. Box 4148,
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Phone (225) 357-3267

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