have heard about the famines in many parts of the world. Because of El
Nino and wars, it's much worse than anyone predicted. 5000 people are starving
each day. Terrorist activities and wars make our humanitarian aid
and aid more vitally needed than ever. We can save the lives of innocent
people. Time is precious; as artists we can help. We can help others whereever
they are in the world. Any aid to any relief organization you are comfortable
with is the goal: your art can contribute to this project.
working on a wallpaper project: a number of artists are converting artworks
to windows wallpaper and including it for download as CAREWARE
the recipients care, they do something to help the famine in the
world). As artists, we do what comes naturally; we continue to make great
art and we donate a piece for inclusion in the wallpaper packs.
understand that we expect downloaders to send donations or help directly
to the relief organization of their choice.
Relief Page: This artist has created a magnificent "candle of hope and
Famine Relief page: This artist brings summer to your desktop: bees and
your famine relief link page
your wallpaper, upload it in a zip file or the file to a page on YOUR site
and provide a link on your web page.
piece to .bmp format, 800x600 pixels maximum.
of small wallpaper, visit Scruffy
Pup for inspiration.
Make a zip
file and place it on your web site along with an url link in your web page:
Include your url, your copyright info, ie, copyright notice in a txt file
along with your wallpaper bmp file (inside the zip: bmp, your txt file,
donation txt file). You may also include a txt file that lists relief organizations
you feel comfortable with; be sure to include their address and information
on how to send donations to them. We do not handle ANY money at all, so
don't send us any. We want donations to go directly from the donator to
the relief agency of their choice.
a web page to list all of the member's wallpaper links, along with descriptions
for people to read before downloading. Your page on your site may repeat
the information about agencies we listed here and add to it if you want
to add other agencies.
your famine relief link page
The following organizations need your
donations and/or time and volunteer help. They have been certified as bonafide
organizations which directly work for famine relief. In addition, there
are many agencies worldwide which aiding famine relief:
Aid to Developing Countries in Africa
Org Relief Agencies
InterAction is the nation's largest coalition
of relief, development and refugee agencies. 159 member organizations have
headquarters in 24 states, and millions of supporters nationwide.
There are many other agencies world-wide.
about Relief Efforts: Relief Web
Got a great idea
on how to organize this? Tell us -- we've never done this before and we
need your expertise. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org
suggestion: write to the Cyber Art
Web Ring: email@example.com.