Easy way to send relief to tsunami victims

Summary:We may be on holiday here at ZDNet, but I felt this one was worth coming out of hibernation for. Amazon has set up an on-line collections center if you want to donate money to the American Red Cross and ear mark it for tsunami disaster relief.

We may be on holiday here at ZDNet, but I felt this one was worth coming out of hibernation for. Amazon has set up an on-line collections center if you want to donate money to the American Red Cross and ear mark it for tsunami disaster relief. An entry in Tim Bray's blog (Ongoing) alerted me to what Amazon is doing, and pointed out "If you want to be impressed, wait a few seconds and refresh that page and watch the numbers go up. Even better, help make the numbers go up." 'Nuf said.

Topics: Amazon

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