Wonderful Wealth

Karlgaard, Rich
October 2005
Forbes Asia;10/10/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p20
The article highlights the assistance provided by the U.S. private sector to the victims of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast in 2005. Among the recipients of donations given by the Walton Family Foundation are the Bush-Clinton Fund and relief organizations such as the Salvation Army. The engineers from Microsoft Corp. developed a Web site to help evacuees locate their missing family members.


Related Articles

  • Oldcastle Katrina relief match yields Red Cross $1 million.  // Concrete Products;Nov2005, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p8 

    The article reports on the donation of Oldcastle Inc. to the American Red Cross to aid in Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts in the Gulf Coast. The gift was the combined result of employee endowments and a dollar-for-dollar company match. Oldcastle established the Oldcastle Hurricane Fund...

  • Immediate response. Doocey, Paul // Casino Journal;Nov2005, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p6 

    Deals with the relief efforts of the U.S. gaming industry toward the victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Goal of the Gaming Industry Katrina Relief Fund established by the American Gaming Association; Purpose of the Bring Back Our Coast fund of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the...

  • Hurricane update: Katrina's fury spurs 2-1-1 launch.  // Westchester County Business Journal;9/12/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 37, p45 

    The article discusses how the 2-1-1 telephone referral service of Westchester County, New York has helped the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Although there was a great destruction brought about by the storm, this didn't halt Westchester and United Way of Westchester-Putnam Inc. from providing...

  • Industry Forms Nonprofit Group for Disaster Victims. Young, Vicki M. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/3/2005, Vol. 190 Issue 71, p19 

    Features the Fashion Delivers Charitable Foundation Inc., the nonprofit organization formed by Marketing Management Group partner Allan Ellinger for fashion and home good firms to help disaster victims. Support extended by the foundation to victims of Hurricane Katrina; Members of the board;...

  • Hell and high water. Weaver, Val // Vegetarian Times;Nov/Dec2005, Issue 336, p4 

    Focuses on the efforts of the staff of the "Vegetarian Times" periodical to provide assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. Gulf Coast by adopting a family and donating to the Red Cross.

  • Tucson's French Quarter donating to Big Easy. Lundin, Martha // Inside Tucson Business;9/5/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p3 

    Reports on the donation of The French Quarter restaurant's five percent of its sales to the local Red Cross for distribution in new Orleans, Louisiana. Offer of monetary assistance to disaster victims; Recruitment of a New Orleans refugee as bartender; Consideration of the destruction brought by...

  • Historic Hurricane Tests HR's Mettle, Capabilities.  // HR Magazine;Oct2005, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p29 

    Reports on the efforts of human resource professionals to help the disaster relief operations for victims of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. Damage brought by the hurricane; Donations and services offered by companies to the disaster victims; Estimated number of workers affected by the hurricane.

  • CIO, Symitar Put Their 'iQ' To Good Use. Messmore, Scott // Credit Union Journal;10/10/2005, Vol. 9 Issue 40, p17 

    Reports on the collaboration between IQ Credit Union chief information officer Jim Morrell with Symitar president Kathy Hooker-Buress to produce a program that allows member to give donations for the victims of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. Download of the program from the clients-only website...

  • The value of membership What has ANA done for me lately?  // American Nurse;May/Jun2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p3 

    The article presents the accomplishments of the American Nurses Association (ANA), which promotes the nursing profession, improve the work environment and patient safety in the U.S. It co-sponsored a luncheon briefing for congressional personnel to emphasize the importance of nurse staffing. The...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics