What if you woke up the next morning and you local grocery store or convenient store looked like this?
How would you feel knowing that your shelter, source for getting food, medications, and clothes were all wiped out in one day?
The American Red Cross announced Tuesday, March 29th that the American public has generously donated $120.5 million to help the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The announcement was made Tuesday at a press conference at the Japanese embassy with Japan’s Ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki and American Red Cross Chairman Bonnie McElveen-Hunter.The money will go to the Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami response, specifically the Japanese Red Cross, which is providing direct emergency relief, medical services and emotional counseling to affected communities. The American Red Cross committed an initial $10 million in the early days after the disaster and will provide the Japanese Red Cross with another $50 million in the next few days. The remainder of the funds will be made available as they come in. (Information from American Red Cross Disaster News Room )
Let’s help encourage all around us to give, so that Japan can began to restore humanity.