May 16, 2008 11:29am CST
Please Help Earthqake Victims in China! on the afternoon of may 12,2008,an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit Sichuan Province,a mountainous region in Western China.By the next day, the death toll stood at 12,000,with another 18,000 still missing.Over 15 million people live in the affectde area,including almostt 4 million in the city of Chengdu.Nearly 2,000 of the death were students and teachers caught in scools that collapsed. For those who are looking to contribute to current aid efforts underway,you can now donate money tothe Red Cross Society of China which has formed a disaster relief working group to be dispatched to the earthquake-stricken Wenchuan County in Sichuan. they have also published an emergency relief hotline,along with bank account informationto receive donations to assist their cause. USD Account: Account NO:7112111482600000209 Account Name:China Red Cross Swift Code:CIBKCNBJ100 Bank Name:China CITIC Bank Beijing Jiuxianqiao Sub-Branch Address:C&W Tower.No.14,Jiuxianqiao Street,Chaoyang District,Beijing,China Zip Code:100016 Tel:86-10-64319780 RMP Account: Account No:0200001009014413252 Account Name:China Red Cross Swift Code:ICBKCNBJBIM Bank Name:ICBC Beijing Municipal Branch Dong Si Na Sub-Branch Address:No.147 Dongsi South St,Beijing,China Zip Code:100010 You can visit Red Corss China(http://redcross.org.cn/)for more information.Hotline:(8610)65139999 online donation:Red Cross Society of China website:www.redcross.org.cn Click the tab for online donations. Thank you for your help!