Hurricane Katrina Aftermath

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Fundraisers and Events

THROUGHOUT SEPTEMBER

Attic Alehouse: Patron contributions to Mercy Corps will be matched by the Alehouse every Thursday. Donors of $10 or more receive an Attic T-shirt. 4226 E. Madison (Madison Park), 206-323-3131.

Ray's Boathouse: Will donate $1 to Second Harvest for every salmon entrée sold. 6049 Seaview Ave. N.W. (Ballard), 206-789-3770, www.rays.com.

Sazerac: Twenty percent of sales of a $28 Southern Comfort prix fixe dinner will be given to the American Red Cross. 1101 Fourth Ave. (downtown), 206-624-7755, www.sazeracrestaurant.com.

THROUGHOUT SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER

The Herbfarm: Every Thursday and Sunday, diners who donate at least $100 to the Red Cross through the restaurant will receive a $50 credit on their dinner bill. 14590 N.E. 145th St. (Woodinville), 425-485-5300, www.theherbfarm.com.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29

Palace Ballroom, 7-11 p.m.: Chef Tom Douglas hosts a reception featuring traditional New Orleans-style fare. Tickets are $100, and all proceeds go to America's Second Harvest. 2100 Fifth Avenue (Downtown), 206-448-2001, www.tomdouglas.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 2

Highway 99 Blues Club, 3-9 p.m.: Local blues bands perform to raise money for Tipitina's Foundation, which will aid New Orleans musicians. Suggested donation $10. 1414 Alaskan Way (Downtown), 206-382-2171, www.highwayninetynine.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5

The Melting Pot: The Washington franchises of this fondue restaurant chain will participate in the national Dine for America fundraiser sponsored by the National Restaurant Association, with 20 percent of sales donated to the American Red Cross. 14 Mercer St. (Lower Queen Anne), 302 108th Ave. N.E. (Bellevue), and 2121 Pacific Ave. (Tacoma), www.meltingpot.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 28–SUNDAY, OCT. 30

Coffee Fest, Noon-5 p.m. Fri. and Sat., noon to 4 p.m. Sun.: Ten percent of the on-site registration fees collected at this trade show will be donated to the American Red Cross. Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 800 Convention Place (Downtown), 425-283-5058, www.coffeefest.com.

Donations

American Red Cross: For cash donations,www.redcross.org or 800-HELP NOW. Or check to:

The American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

P.O. Box 3097

Seattle, WA 98114-3097

Donations of goods not accepted.

Northwest Medical Teams: Accepting cash and medical supplies, professional medical volunteers. P.O. Box 10

Portland, OR 97207-001, 800-959-4325, www.nwmedicalteams.org.

Food Lifeline:1702 NE 150th St., (Shoreline), 206-545-6600, www.foodlifeline.org.

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA): List of organizations accepting cash donations and seeking volunteers. Main Web site, with information on relief and recovery: www.fema.gov.

Send notices to info@seattleweekly.com.

Charity verification: Secretary of State of Washington, 800-332-4483, www.secstate.wa.gov/charities.

 
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