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By Catholic News Service
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Catholic aid agencies are among those accepting donations for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Among the Catholic organizations receiving donations are:
-- Catholic Charities USA: Contributions may be made by phone at: (800) 919-9338; by mail at: Catholic Charities USA, Hurricane Katrina, P.O. Box 25168, Alexandria, VA 22313-9788; or online at: www.catholiccharitiesusa.org.
-- Society of St. Vincent de Paul: Contributions may be sent to: The National Council, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 58 Progress Pkwy., St. Louis, MO 63043-3706. Donating by credit card may be done by clicking "Tribute" on the group's Web site, www.svdpusa.org.
-- Knights of Columbus: Checks payable to Knights of Columbus Charities USA Inc. should be sent to: Knights of Columbus Charities USA Inc., Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 9028, Pittsfield, MA 01202-9028, Attn: Hurricane Katrina Relief. Donors in Canada should make checks payable to Knights of Columbus Canada Charities Inc. and send them to: Knights of Columbus Charities Canada Inc., Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 7252 Station A, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5W 1X9, Attn: Hurricane Katrina Relief.
-- Catholic Extension: Donations may be made online at: www.catholicextension.org, or mailed to: Catholic Extension, Hurricane Emergency Relief, 150 S. Wacker Drive, 20th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606. Donors are asked to write "hurricane relief" on the memo portion of their checks.
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