A gazillion words have been written about Hurricane Katrina over the past two weeks. For thousands, their lives will never be the same. The effect on the country, even the world is immense. Good people are reaching out to help in any way; and, there are bad people sabotaging, even swindling those in need and those who are trying to help.
So, before you write a check or give your credit card number, make sure that the group you are working with is legit. Do your homework. I’ve always been a supporter of the Salvation Army—they take the least amount in administrative costs, getting the most to the cause. A winning formula.