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Director of the CIDI, Juanita Rilling, discusses the benefits of donating cash http://3bl.me/vg3gek

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Juanita Rilling, Director of the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI), discusses how a cash donation is still the best option when giving to relief agencies. 

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 3:45pm

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This guest post is from Juanita Rilling, Director of the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI). The CIDI is an education organization that supports international relief through encouraging effective donations by individuals, groups, businesses, and communities. Juanita’s post originally appeared at Good Intentions Are Not Enough.

I have good news for people with big hearts and skinny wallets!  Concerns that an ailing US economy will discourage people from donating in support of international disaster relief have inspired us at the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) to tweak our outreach materials.  Bargain-hunting humanitarians take note – the most effective donations are also the least expensive for donors.

Click here to read more on Jaunita Rilling's blogpost.

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Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | CIDI | Center for International Disaster Information | Donations | Global Humanitarian Relief | clothing | water

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