have heard about the Sudan famine and other famines. It's much worse
than anyone predicted. 5000 people are starving each day. Because of the
terrorist activities and the wars, our humanitarian aid is more 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.
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:
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.
about Relief Efforts: Relief Web
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 the downloaders to send donations or help directly
to the relief organization of their choice.
your wallpaper, upload it in a zip file to 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.
Send us an
email and we'll publish your link and advertise it for you. We'll provide
a web page to list all of the member's wallpaper links, along with descriptions
for people to read before downloading.
Got a great
idea on how to organize this? Tell us -- we've never done this before and
we need your expertise. firstname.lastname@example.org
Relief Page: This artist has created a magnificent "candle of hope and
Famine Relief page: This artist brings summer to your desktop: bees and
Got a suggestion:
write to the Cyber
Art Web Ring.