With all the relief efforts in the Gulf Coast and the not so distant (and on-going) efforts from the tsunami, I find it easy to grow weary in well doing. But Pakistan is in big trouble and needs our help. The numbers overwhelm me.
–Over 73,000 people have died as a result of the October 8, 2005 earthquake.
–Over 69,000 people are injured.
–Over 3 million people are homeless as they enter their very bitter winter.
Read more here.
Based on Charity Navigator Ratings, the Stamford, CT based AmeriCares does a great job at using donated dollars to actually help people and not get caught up in administrative costs. You can donate on-line.
If you know of other worthy humanitarian agencies, please post them in comments.