By now you’ve surely heard of the devastating earthquake in the city of L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy.
As I type, the death toll is nearing 200 and some estimates put the number of newly homeless at 50,000. Others are still missing, people are sleeping in their cars (if they have them), and food and fresh water is scarce.
I thank all of you who have contacted me to make sure we’re OK; we are just fine as we’re quite far from L’Aquila, but I do ask you to please consider helping those who have been affected by the Abruzzo earthquake by donating to the:
NIAF/Abruzzo Relief Fund
For US taxpayers, donations are tax deductible, and rest assured the National Italian American Foundation is an extremely reputable organization.
On the Italian end, you can also donate to the Italian Red Cross:
Croce Rossa Italiana
Thank you for your kindness.