NETWORK FOR GOOD CONNECTS PEOPLE WITH HUMANITARIAN RELIEF EFFORTS RELATED TO THE WAR IN IRAQ
Custom Content and Services Package Highlights Donation And Volunteer Opportunities
Washington, D.C., March 25, 2003 - Network for Good, the leading e-philanthropy site, has introduced a special section on its Web site to facilitate donations and support for humanitarian relief efforts related to the war in Iraq.
Available now and accessible from the Network for Good home page, www.networkforgood.org, the special content and services package provides a mechanism for individuals to learn about and take action in support of humanitarian needs caused by the war. The program highlights donor and volunteer opportunities with nongovernmental organizations providing humanitarian relief to the people of Iraq and other affected areas of the Middle East, as well as to the American troops serving in this conflict.
Network for Good has organized the special functions of this program in two areas:
Iraq: Concern and Compassion in a Time of War
This package includes information on donation and volunteer opportunities for the various non-governmental organizations that provide relief efforts in Iraq and other affected areas of the Middle East. Visitors can view and interact with a host of support organizations engaged in the region, as well as follow easy-to-use instructions to Donate, Volunteer or Learn More.
Support American Troops Overseas
Understanding war's human impact on active duty troops and their families, this area enables contact with organizations that provide non-combat-related troop support for US Armed Forces serving in the area. Visitors are able to Donate to Support Troops Overseas, Donate to Support Military Relief Societies, or Be a Volunteer.
Information on the special programs is also accessible through Network for Good's regular search and matching options, which provide the Web's most comprehensive aggregation of philanthropic resources.
About Network for Good
Network for Good is the Internet's leading charitable resource - an e-philanthropy Web site where individuals can donate, volunteer and speak out on the issues they care about. An independent nonprofit organization, Network for Good works to advance giving and volunteering online, and nonprofit adoption of the Internet as a tool for fundraising, volunteer recruitment and civic engagement. Network for Good was founded by a partnership of leading nonprofits and Internet companies, including AOL Time Warner Foundation and AOL, Inc.; the Cisco Foundation and Cisco Systems, Inc.; and Yahoo! To find out more about Network for Good, please go to www.networkforgood.org.