A few ways to help.
All Areas Affected
You can donate directly online to the Red Cross International Response Fund. This fund will help all the countries that are affected.
USAID also has a list of other international organizations working in the areas.
For the Thai Community in the United States and American friends who wish to donate money for various relief operations in Thailand, the Royal Thai Consulates in LA and DC are accepting donations now. You can either:
- Make check payable to The Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles, on the memo line please write “Donation Fund for the South” and mail it to Royal Thai Consulate General, 611 N. Larchmont Blvd., 2nd Fl. Los Angeles, California 90004.
- Make check payable to Royal Thai Embassy, on the memo line please write “Donation Fund for the South” and mail it to Royal Thai Embassy, 1024 Wisconsin Ave., Washington D.C. 20007.
- Transfer fund to: Wachovia Bank, 1300 I Street, NW 11th Fl., Washington, DC 20005 . Swift Code PNBPUS33. Routing # 054001220. Royal Thai Embassyâ€™s Donation Account (Checking) No. 2000020745479
More Thai Resources
The Nation Online has an extensive list of phone numbers and other information on how to seek and ID the missing relatives, and donate money and goods.
Folks in DC area, a Book of Condolences for Khun Poom will be open through Thursday, December 30, 2004 at the Royal Thai Embassy from 10.00 a.m. to12.00 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.