- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 13, 2001

Information on victims:

American Airlines hot line for family and friends of victims: 1-800/245-0999

United Airlines hot line for family and friends of victims: 1-800/932-8555

Department of Justice's Family Assistance Center victims hot line: 1-800/331-0075

Office of Victims of Crime hot line: 1-800/331-0075. Leave contact information to find out more information about victims and survivors, or the rights for victims' families.

All Army personnel assigned to the Pentagon on Sept. 11 (or families trying to locate their loved ones) are asked to check in at 1-800/984-8523 or 703/428-0002.

Navy and Marine personnel assigned to the Pentagon on Sept. 11 should call 1-877/663-6772.

Air Force personnel assigned to the Pentagon on Sept. 11 should call 1-800/253-9276.

New York City Firefighters Status Information Line: 1-718/999-2541

New York City Police Officers Information Line: 1-718/677-8238

Washington-area hospitals:

Washington Hospital Center hot line: 202/784-2264
Virginia Hospital Center hot line: 703/558-6763

New York hospitals:

St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center patients hot line: 212/604-7285

Bellevue Hospital Center: 212/562-4141

Metropolitan Hospital Center: 212/423-6262

For information on World Trade Center tenants:

General information: https://www.costargroup.com/wtc/

Marriott Assistance Center: 1-866/866-9928

Morgan Stanley (World Trade Center tragedy hot line): 1-888/883-4391, visit www.morganstanley.com or e-mail status@discoverfinancial.com

Bear Stearns: 1-877/826-2327

Oppenheimer: https://oppenheimer.com/

Deutsche Bank: 1-410/895-2029

Credit Suisse First Boston: 1-877/335-2732

Cantor Fitzgerald and ESpeed: 1-866/326-3188

Metropolitan Transportation Authority NYC travel information: 1-718/330-1234

Empire Blue Cross: 1-866/761-8265

Carr Futures: 1-800/755-7620

Lee Hecht Harrison: 1-201/782-3704

Securities and Exchange Commission: 1-877/404-3222

AON Corp.: 1-866/256-4154

Thacher, Proffitt, & Wood: 1-800/698-4567

Marsh & McLennon: 1-212/345-6000

Washington-area transportation:

Metro: 202/637-1328


Amtrak: 1-800/USA-RAIL


FBI hot line for those who have information about Tuesday's terrorist attacks: 1-866/483-5137 or www.ifccfbi.gov

FEMA hot line available for victims to register for Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance in declared emergency areas in the state of New York:

Optum hot line for help with emotional trauma: 1-800/689-5703.

Referral to a psychologist: 1-800/964-2000

Department of Energy hot line to report price gouging at gas stations: 1-800/244-3301

Emergency response and relief efforts:

American Red Cross blood donations: 1-800/448-3543

America's Blood Centers: 1-888/BLOOD-88

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

American Red Cross volunteer medical services: 1-800/801-8092

American Red Cross financial contributions: 1-800/HELP-NOW

Salvation Army volunteer information and grief counseling: 703/979-3380

Salvation Army financial contributions: 1-800/SAL-ARMY

National Medical Emergency System hot line for medical personnel who want to volunteer: 301/443-1167

For more information on helping victims of the U.S. attacks, visit www.Helping.org.

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, N.Y. 10016 or call: 212/251-4035. Donations also are being accepted on United Way of New York City's Web site: https://www.uwnyc.org.

Riggs Bank N.A. has established a relief fund to assist Washington-area families affected by Tuesday's tragedy.
Donations to the fund can be made in person at any of Riggs' 50 area branches, via wire transfer, or by mail in the form of a check or money order.
Please mail checks or money orders to: Washington Family Relief Fund, c/o Riggs Bank N.A., Lincoln Office, 800 17th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006.
Wire transfers may be sent to: Riggs Bank N.A. 800 17th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006 ABA Routing No.: 54000030 Account name: Washington Family Relief Fund Account Number: 17318728.
In-person donations may be made in cash or by check. For a listing of Riggs branch locations, call 1-800/638-5800 or visit Riggs' Web site at www.riggsbank.com.

Business leaders have joined forces to aid in fund-raising efforts with the formation of the September 11th Victims' Relief Fund. The fund will be geared toward providing medical assistance, help with expenses and scholarships for victims and their families.
The fund will accept credit card donations immediately at a temporary Web site set up at www.ego.com/clients/relieffund/, or at a Web site expected to be up and running by sometime today at www.September11.org.
Contributions also will be accepted through the mail at the following address:
September 11th Victims' Relief Fund, c/o SunTrust Bank, 2500 E. Broad St., Richmond, Va. 23223.

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