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Monday, October 17, 2005

TAUNY and CERF providing assistance to as many as 2000 Katrina impacted artisans

Go to www.craftsemergency.org and check their message boards to see if you can help someone out directly by providing tools, equipment or housing and studio needs. The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) offers grants, loans, discounts, even waivers on booths at upcoming shows to those impacted by Katrina. Woodshop News, November 2005, p. 17.

TAUNY www.tauny.org is the regional collection point for emergency relief funds to musicians, folk artists or appropriate arts organizations under the Southern Arts Federation. Send checks to TAUNY, 2 W. Main St., Canton, NY 13617 with Southern Arts Federation on the memo line. Watertown Times, Oct. 17.

The Cabinet Makers Association, www.cabinetmakers.com, is collecting names of companies who can hire, either temporarily or permanently, craftspeople displaced by Katrina. They are joined in their efforts by many others; The Architectural Woodwork Institute, National Association of Manufacturers, American Forest and Paper Association, Wood Machinery Manufacturers of American and many more. Woodshop News, November 2005, p. 15.


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