To the thousands of people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama who were killed, injured or displaced by Hurricane Katrina, please know that you are in our thoughts.
For those readers interested in helping the storm’s survivors, consider donating time/money to:
* The American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund (via — The Red Cross is using donations to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in need.
* The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals — A donation to the ASPCA Disaster Relief Fund will help animal shelters in the affected areas rebuild facilities and assist in their disaster recovery efforts.