As we try to comprehend the scope of Tuesday's tragedy, America's collective thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
Here's what you can do to help:
American Red Cross needs financial and blood donations. Call your local Red Cross chapter or 1-800-GIVE-LIFE. The Red Cross web site has been down periodically due to a large volume of concerned netizens, but may be accessible at:
http://www.redcross.org. They are currently most in need of types O and RH negative blood.
The Salvation Army will be helping as always now and later. Your support and generosity will be greatly appreciated.http://www.salvationarmy.org
******* UNITED AIRLINES - http://www.ual.com/ *******
As a reminder, the toll-free phone number for families in the US
to call is 1-800-932-8555. International toll-free numbers are
United Kingdom: 08458444777 or 02088227766
The Netherlands: 0202013708
******* AMERICAN AIRLINES - http://www.aa.com/ *******
Customers who wish to receive information about
relatives should call Americanís response number
'AA' PASSENGER LIST http://www.amrcorp.com/default2.html
'AA' CARE PROGRAM http://www.amrcorp.com/caare.htm
******* FBI - http://www.ifccfbi.gov *******
The ultimate goal is bringing to justice the individuals or
organizations responsible for these horrific criminal acts.
We encourage anyone with any information or tips to
immediately contact the FBI at www.ifccfbi.gov.
******* RED CROSS - http://www.redcross.org *******
The Red Cross also has advice posted on their website that can help
people deal with their feelings brought about by the terrorist attack.
Among recommendations for coping:
precaution to keep them safe
Let us pull together as a nation to demonstrate our compassion
and strength in this time of great sorrow.