Chicago (Illinois), USA – HotHouse and the Jazz Institute of Chicago have established a fund for the jazz community. Collections will be taken up at this week’s Chicago Jazz Festival and related "aftersets". Checks can be sent to eitherHotHouse, 31 East Balbo, Chicago, Illinois 60605 or to the Jazz Institute of Chicago 410 S. Michigan Avenue 60605. Please write New Orleans JazzEmergency Relief Fund on the memo line or go to the HotHouse web-site at www.hothouse.net and make a secure donation. Funds will be distributed through friends on staff at the
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and through Music Cares.
Links to relief organizations:
gbgm-umc.org/umcor, United Methodist Committee
national.unitedway.org, United Way Hurricane Katrina Response Fund.