Thanks to all who contributed.

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  1. LeeJend

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    Exerpt from todays Red Cross news letter:

    Last week, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced that the $1.2 billion raised worldwide in the 30 days following the tsunami was sufficient to meet the costs of the entire Red Cross tsunami relief program projected at this time.

    Following the lead of the Federation, the American Red Cross believes that, with current contributions and pledges, it has enough money to provide immediate and longer-term lifesaving services to the survivors of the tsunami. Should the American Red Cross need additional resources to support the long-term relief efforts, we have no doubt the generous American public will step up and meet the need.
     
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    Cheers to humanity.
     
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    And if you're in the USA a freebie from the Congress and the IRS.

    Tsunami donations made in January 2005 can be deducted on your 2004 Tax Return if the donation receipt shows the donation was for Tsunami AID.

    They made a last minute tax law change in support of Tsunami relief that has not been very widely publicized. It showed up in the latest Taxcut Software update.