Genuine Generosity

The images and stories coming out of New Orleans are just awful. It is nearly impossible to scroll through the pictures without tearing up (of course, I sometimes tear up watching Puppy Chow commercials).
Anyway, the politicians will be pledging lots of taxpayer money and accepting accolades for their generosity. If you want to one-up the politicos and be generous with your own money, Glenn Reynolds offers a list of good charities. You might also try this guide to “wise giving,” or this charity navigator.