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Time For Giving

Dig into your pocket or roll up your sleeves: Here's how to help.



  • American Red Cross, or 800-HELP-NOW.

  • FEMA, WTC Relief Fund, and volunteering, 800-801-8092.

  • Salvation Army, 800-sal-army.

  • United Way, 212-251-4035.

  • New York Times 9/11 Neediest Cases Fund, P.O. Box 5193, General Post Office, New York, NY 10087.

  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, 1011 First Avenue, room 1186, New York, NY 10022; 212-371-1011, ext. 2401.

  • Catholic Charities, Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens, 191 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718-722-6000.

  • Children's Aid Society, 105 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-831-2500.

  • Community Service Society of New York (please specify "Disaster Relief"), 105 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-254-8900.

  • Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, 281 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010; 212-777-4800, ext. 34.

  • UJA-Federation of New York, FDR Station, P.O. Box 5314, New York, NY 10150; 212-980-1000.

  • UJC Emergency Relief Fund, 111 Eighth Avenue, suite 11E, New York, NY 10011; 212-284-6500.

  • provides online links to many relief organizations.


  • Firefighter, EMS, and Rescue
    Workers Relief Fund
    , 877-863-4783 or 253-274-0432,

  • International Association of Fire Fighters, 1750 New York Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20006; 202-737-8484. Please specify "New York Fire 9-11 relief fund."

  • New York State Fraternal Order of Police, 911 Police Plaza, Hicksville, NY 11801; 888-nys-1fop.

  • NYCPPI, 100 Church Street, twentieth floor, New York, NY 10007, provides help to families of all city employees.

  • Uniformed Firefighters' Widows and Childrens Fund, 204 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-683-4832 or

  • AmeriCares Foundation, 161 Cherry Street, New Canaan, CT 06840;
    800-486-help or; please specify "Heroes Fund."

  • The New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund, P.O. Box 3713, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163


  • Greater New York Hospital
    Foundation, Inc.
    General post office: P.O. Box 5417, New York, NY 10087.

  • National Organization for Victim Assistance, 1730 Park Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20010.


  • American Red Cross, 800-448-3543 (English); 800-257-7575

  • American Association of Blood Banks,

  • Blood Donors in Upstate New York, 800-448-3543 or 800-272-4543.

  • New York Blood Center, 800-933-BLOOD.


  • Doctors, registered nurses, and emergency-medical-services personnel willing to volunteer, call 800-801-8092.

  • Trained grief counselors can volunteer at:

  • Bellevue Hospital, 212-562-6552.

  • New York State Psychological Association, 800-732-3933 or 800-445-0899.


  • Feed the Children, 800-525-7575. Drop off: Greater Allen Cathedral of New York, 110-31 Merrick Boulevard, New York, NY 11433.

  • Donate nonperishable food, protective masks, bottled water, new work gloves, batteries, new blankets, rain gear, etc. Cash donations may also be made online at:

  • NYC Office of Emergency Management, 212-477-3574 or 212-477-3598. Donate equipment, vehicles, and supplies.


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