Carol Platt Liebau
As reports of Gustav sound grave, for those who want to help, here are some places to consider giving:

The Salvation Army (I list this one first because I have seen their work up close and it is nothing short of amazing)

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief

B'Nail B'rith

Catholic Charities

Christian Disaster Response

Episcopal Relief and Development

Feed the Children

LDS Humanitarian Services

Lutheran Disaster Response

Methodist Relief

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

And for those who want to help the pets:
Humane Society

Carol Platt Liebau

Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.