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HURRICANES-GIVE Sep-9-2008 (190 words) xxxi

Aid agencies accept donations for victims of hurricanes

By Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The following U.S. and Canadian aid agencies are accepting donations for victims of recent hurricanes that hit the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.

-- Catholic Charities USA -- by phone: (800) 919-9338; online: www.catholiccharitiesusa.org; or by mailing a check to: Catholic Charities USA, 2008 Hurricanes, P.O. Box 17141, Baltimore, MD 21297.

-- Catholic Relief Services -- by phone: (800) 736-3467; online: www.crs.org; or by mailing a check to: Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21203-7090.

-- Development and Peace -- by phone: (888) 664-3387; online: www.devp.org; or by mailing a check earmarked "Haiti" to: Development and Peace, 1425 Rene-Levesque O., 3rd Floor, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1T7, Canada.

-- Food for the Poor -- by phone: (800) 427-9104; online: www.foodforthepoor.org; or by mailing a check to: Food for the Poor, 6401 Lyons Road, Dept. 9662, Coconut Creek, FL 33073.

-- Health Partners International of Canada -- by phone: (800) 627-1787; online: www.hpicanada.ca; or by mailing a check to: Health Partners International of Canada, 955 St. Jean Blvd., Suite 100, Pointe-Claire, Quebec, H9R 5K3, Canada.

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