I recently came across this SLA project and wondered if it still was going, and what other disasters it had become involved with since Katrina.  I’ve emailed the contact given in the article.  I will keep you posted as to what I hear back.

Using blogs to raise relief funds

Mary McCoy blogged for 24 hours straight to raise $2,102 in pledges for the ALA Katrina Library Relief Fund. One of my favorite highlights was a comment from Larry, titled,

Belated possum haiku

Beady little eyes.

Eating the dog’s food, hissing.

Looks like a big rat.