Question and Answer
Emails are coming in from families in Western MA looking for ways to offer support for the events happening in Japan. Please share your ideas and opportunities here for others to discover.
- Amy Wilkinson Ware writes: Money, money, money. Give your dollars to a reputable organization such as the Red Cross or Doctors Without Borders. It is understandable to want to send something “real” like supplies, but money in the hands of these organizations can purchase those supplies many times over. At our local level, we can hold concerts, vigils, and other events. And what we should gather is always dollars.
- Andi Turowsky writes: Here’s a good link from a friend of mine to help determine a good place for your money: www.charitynavigator.org
- Megan McD writes: Thinking close to home – consider going to the Safe & Green event on March 21st about a green nuclear free future: www.safeandgreencampaign.org
- Abbe Laine Schiowitz writes: We are two years old and today we did an emergency preparedness kit and yesterday we read a book about Japan and a book about natural disasters: makedoseebe.blogspot.com
- Lyza May writes: This site lists some organizations that are helping. www.tricycle.com
- Deborah Chandler writes: For healing and nourishment, for everyone and also those exposed to toxins/radiation: midnightapothecary.blogspot.com
- Jennifer Friedman writes: My daughter Sage decided to sell her toys, books and handmade sculptures to raise money for ShelterBox to help the people in Japan. There is a direct link to her fundraising page. The money goes straight to ShelterBox, and after your donation of any amount, Sage will send you a toy, book or sculpture. HERE is the link.