.- Catholic Charities USA has launched a campaign in anticipation of the devastating effects of Hurricane Frances, which is expected to land in Florida Friday afternoon. The southern state was recently subjected to Hurricane Charley.
Catholic Charities USA has been commissioned by the U.S. Catholic bishops to represent the Catholic community in times of domestic disaster and respond with emergency and long-term assistance.
Donations can be made by calling a toll-free number (1-800-919-9338) or online on a secure server at:
http://www.catholiccharitiesinfo.org/donate/donate.htm. Contributions can also be mailed to: Catholic Charities USA, PO Box 25168, Alexandria, VA, 22313-9788.