Tsunami relief could hurt fund raising at home: Local agencies hope charitable response doesn't come at their expense

Philanthropic response to last month's tsunami has mounted along with the death toll, as citizens worldwide open their hearts and their checkbooks to help southeast Asia recover. In the United States alone, international relief organizations have raised more than $400 million, observers estimate, and pledges are still flowing in. But the impressive charitable effort-perhaps second only to the outpouring of support that followed the 9/11 terrorist attacks-has some fund-raisers worried that causes closer to home will suffer. "Sept. 11 taught...

 

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