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Blood Drive Shifts Into High Gear

Important Numbers
Blood Drive Information

I M P O R T A N T  N U M B E R S

Hotlines
U.S. Justice Department's Family Assistance Center Victims Hotline: 1-800-331-0075

Anyone with information about Tuesday’s terrorist attacks are being asked to contact the FBI at 1-866-483-5137

Officials at the Pentagon are asking Army personnel assigned to the Pentagon on Sept. 11 (or families trying to locate their loved ones) to call 1-800-984-8523 or 703-428-0002. Navy and Marine personnel assigned to the Pentagon should call 1-877-663-6772.

The Office of Victims of Crime has established a hotline at 1-800-331-0075 to leave contact information to get more details about victims and survivors.

Family members of any victims can call the Washington Hospital Center at (202) 784-2264. Other victims have been taken to other area hospitals with various injuries.

Virginia Hospital Center has a hotline families can call at (703) 558-6763.

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Airlines
American Airlines: 1-800-245-0999
United Airlines: 1-800-932-8555
Pentagon: 1-877-663-6772

Transit
Metro: (202) 637-1328
VRE: 1-800-RIDE VRE
Amtrak: 1-800-USA-RAIL
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Donations

The United Way of New York and the New York Community Trust have established a fund to help the victims of the attacks and their families. The September Eleventh Fund will provide immediate support to established emergency assistance agencies. Anyone wishing to contribute may send their donations in care of United Way, 2 Park Ave, New York, New York, 10016, or call: (212) 251-4035.

B L O O D  D R I V E   I N F O R M A T I O N

American Red Cross Public Donor Centers in the D.C. Area

The Red Cross will be take walk-in blood donations throughout the week. Donor centers with expanded hours include:

The Rockville Donor Center in the Saratoga Building on Parklawn Drive.

Fairfax Donor Center on Old Lee Highway.

The Red Cross Center on Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia.

The Red Cross Center on York Road in Towson.

The Red Cross Center on Honeygo Blvd. in White Marsh. Lines may be long, so officials are urgining you to remain patient.

If you want to donate blood through the Red Cross, the best thing to do is call (800) GIVE-LIFE or (800) GIVE-BLOOD to set up an appointment.

Inova's Mt. Vernon, Alexandria, Woodburn Donor Center and Centerville Centers are all accepting blood donations. But because of such high numbers of possible donors, people are being asked to go to the Woodburn Donor Center, which is open 24 hours a day.

As more and more people line up for donations, there is also a need for food. If you want to donate money for food and other necessities to the Red Cross, the number to call is 1-800-HELP-NOW, and specify "Disaster Relief Fund."

If you have a medical background and and you want to help, contact your local American Red Cross office.

The National Institutes of Health is taking donations in Building 10-A from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 301-496-1048 to make an appointment.

Family members of any victims can call the Washington Hospital Center at (202) 784-2264. Other victims have been taken to other area hospitals with various injuries.

Virginia Hospital Center has a hotline families can call at (703) 558-6763. The Salvation Army is accepting cash donations at 1-800-SAL-ARMY.