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Post a tribute to someone killed in the attack or write condolences to all victims in the National Book of Remembrance.

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Investigation
Anyone with information regarding the attacks should call the FBI at this number:
866-483-5137


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The IRS has set up a website and a toll-free number to help people having trouble with taxes as a result of the Sept. 11 attacks.


Call 866-562-5227, weekdays, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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The following is a partial list (in alphabetical order) of local, regional, and national organizations participating in relief efforts in the wake of the attacks on New York, Washington, and U.S. airliners:

American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund
Donations may be made at bank branches of Citizens, FleetBoston and Sovereign. Sovereign will match customers' contributions. Checks made out to the American Red Cross also may be mailed:

c/o Citizens Bank
28 State Street
Boston, MA 02109

c/o Sovereign Bank
P.O. Box 841003
Boston, MA 02125

The American Red Cross is also accepting cash donations at its own Website, as well as by mail and phone:
www.redcross.org
P.O. Box 37243
Washington, D.C. 20013
1-800-HELP NOW
(1-800-435-7669)
1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)

Also, Amazon.com has partnered in the effort and accepts online donations on behalf of the Red Cross at:
www.amazon.com

Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston
A newly-created fund
to aid victims of terrorism in the United States:
Terrorism Victims Fund
CJP
125 High Street
Boston, MA 02110

Community Health Charities of Massachusetts
www.healthcharitiesmass.org
An umbrella organization accepting donations on behalf of 45 local charities involved in a variety of health-related causes. Donations may be earmarked for a new fund for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, called The Community Health Fund, by calling the following toll-free number: (866) 326-3747

The Family and Friends Drop-in Support Center at the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work
This organization is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and can be reached at 617-552-4762. It is intended specifically for people missing loved ones.

Feed the Children
Accepting financial assistance on line or by phone: www.feedthechildren.org
(800) 525-7575

International Association of Fire Fighters
http://daily.iaff.org
The IAFF is preparing to send financial assistance to the families of all fallen fire fighters and to coordinate efforts to assist fire and EMS personnel on the scene in New York City. Donations may be made online or mailed to:
New York Firefighters
9-11 Disaster Relief Fund
P.O. Box 65858
Washington D.C. 20035-5858

The group is also planning to post messages of condolence on its Website. Messages can be sent via an online form at:
www.iaff.org/across/911/form/default.asp

Girl Scouts of the USA Patriots' Trail Council
www.ptgirlscouts.org
The Boston troop, in coordination with other local councils around the country and the national organization, is preparing to offer community services that supplement other relief initiatives -- helping pack relief supplies, for example.

For a list of other Girl Scout Councils locally and nationwide, see: www.gsusa.org

Greater Boston Food Bank Disaster Relief Fund
www.gbfb.org
Food Bank officials say monetary donations are preferred at this time, and may be made online or mailed to:
99 Atkinson Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617)427-5200, ext 5066

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
State authorities are compiling a database of volunteers who wish to help in the cleanup effort in New York when the time comes. The number to call is:
(800) 293-4031

Massachusetts Medical Society
The physicians' group is compiling a database of health professionals who wish to help in the cleanup when the time comes. Information is available online: www.massmed.org

New York State Clean-up Volunteer Hotline
New York State authorities are compiling a database of volunteers who wish to help in the cleanup effort in New York when the time comes. The number to call is:
(800) 801-8092

Monetary contributions to assist victims
and their families are also welcomed:
World Trade Center
Disaster Relief Fund
P.O. Box 5028
Albany, NY 12205

New York Police & Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund
Accepting financial assistance:
Box 3713
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163

New York State Fraternal Order of Police
www. WTC Police Disaster Fund
911 Police Plaza
Hicksville, NY 11801

New York Stock Exchange Fallen Heroes Fund
The NYSE Fallen Heroes Fund is a member-supported benevolent organization established to honor New York City police department and fire department employees killed in the line of duty, and to provide immediate financial assistance to their families.

Contributions to the fund can be made to:
The New York Stock Exchange Fallen Heroes Fund
c/o Office of the Secretary
11 Wall Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(212) 656-2060

The New York Times 9/11 Neediest Fund
Accepting monetary contributions to assist victims and their families:
P.O. Box 5193
General Post Office
New York, NY 10087

The Salvation Army
Seeks donations of food, clothing and medical supplies. A list of needed items and local drop-off centers is available at:
www.uwmb.org/sept11/food.htm

Monetary donations may be made online,
by mail or by phone:
www.salvationarmy-ma.org
Salvation Army Response -
Attack on America Fund
147 Berkely Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 542-5420, ext. 417

Stop & Shop Supermarkets
American heroes Fund

A newly-created fund to aid families of victims.
Customers may make donations at the check-out register or customer service window. Stop & Shop will match up to $1 million in customer donations.

Theatre III presents "Tom Foolery
Theatre III of West Acton, Mass., is donating all proceeds from the Friday, September 21, performance of "Tom Foolery" to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Theatre III is a non-profit community theatre, now in its 46th season of productions. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, groups of 10 or more and students. Call 978-263-9070 to order tickets, or you may purchase them at the door. Theatre III is located next to the fire station at 250 Central Street in West Acton.

The United Way
"The September 11th Fund"
The United Way in coordination with its chapters nationwide has established a relief fund to aid victims of the attack. Monetary donations may be made online or by mail through local United Way chapters. Checks or money orders should be made out to United Way - September 11th Fund:

The United Way
of Massachusetts Bay
September 11th Fund
www.uwmb.org
245 Summer Street, Suite 1401
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 624-8000

The United Way of New York City
September 11th Fund
www.uwnyc.org
2 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 251-2500

Amy Toyen Scholarship Fund
The family of Amy Toyen, a Newton native, has established a scholarship at Bentley College in her memory. Send donations to:

Amy Toyen Scholarship Fund
c/o Barbara McCarthy, Office of Alumni Relations
Bentley College
175 Forest St.
Waltham, MA   02458-4705.

Médecins Sans Frontières
MSF is an international humanitarian aid organization that delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and natural and man-made disasters in more than 80 countries, including Afghanistan. Donations can be sent to the following address:

Doctors Without Borders
6 East 39th St., 8th floor
New York, NY  10016
Phone: (212) 679-6800
Fax: (212) 679-7016

For more information, visit the organization's website at www.doctorswithoutborders.org

 
 

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