Grand Valley Rallies Together To Help Those Suffering Following Hurricane Katrina

As the people in the gulf states try to recover from the country's worst natural disaster in a century the people and businesses of Western Colorado are answering the call for help. The American Red Cross office in Grand Junction is being inundated with calls from people who want to help or donate money to the relief effort.

For those people who don't have a lot of extra cash to give there is another way to contribute to the Red Cross. I Sold It stores across the country encourage individuals to bring in new or used items to be sold on E–bay and the proceeds will go to the Red Cross.

Some of the most in–demand items that sell well are sporting goods, antiques and collectibles, as well as electronics. Anything that sells will help the hurricane victims.

If you would like to donate to the Hurricane Victims Relief Fund by telephone, call the American Red Cross at 1–800–HELP–NOW or contact the Salvation Army at 1–800–SAL–ARMY.

If you'd rather give donations in person the Salvation Army is accepting them at all Sam's Club and Wal–Mart stores across the country.

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