How to help


The United Way has set up a fund to aid victims and their families. Contributions may be sent to the September 11th Fund, in care of the United Way, 2 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016, (212) 251-4035, or through the website

To offer assistance to the American Red Cross, call 1-800-HELP NOW.

Americares has set up a fund, Aid for Terrorist Attack Victims. To donate, call (800) 486-4357, or go to

The Salvation Army is accepting donations at local offices. More information is available at

The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Treasurer's Office, P.O. Box 865, Boston, MA, 02117-0865.


For tips to the FBI, call (866) 483-5137, or go to

People searching for missing loved ones in New York should call the N.Y.C. Bureau of Labs, (212) 447-2998.

Relatives and friends of American Airlines passengers may call 1-800-245-0999.

For information about United Airlines passengers, call 1-800-932-8555.

For information about Pentagon employees, call (877) 663-6722.

Several companies with offices in the World Trade Center have also set up phone lines to handle inquiries about employees, including Morgan Stanley - (888) 883-4391; Empire Blue Cross - (866) 761-8265; Kemper Insurance - (800) 622-9966; Aon Risk Services - (866) 256-4154.

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