Pelican-Bath-LA-06-21-10Cleaning up the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico takes lots of hands -- and lots of money. Volunteers are needed to scrub oil off turtles and birds, scoop oil off beaches, and monitor wetlands for damage. Groups managing clean-up efforts need more financial support so they can try to minimize the terrible consequences of 60,000 gallons of oil a day being pumped into the region from the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded two months ago.
Here's a list of groups that need your help. If you're already volunteering in person, please let us know where you're working and what you're doing.
If you can send money, these groups sure could use it:
Gulf Restoration Network - Sign up to volunteer or donate, and send a message to BP.
Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund - 100 percent of all donations to the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund will be granted to organizations working tirelessly in the effected areas. Their specific focus is to help fishermen and their families in the following LouisianaRead More »from If you can't help the Gulf in person, send money