Scott Andersen 2/28/02 Speech 111 Making Everyone a Millionaire 1: Introduction 1: In a story in the New York Times written by David Barstow. It's estimated that over 1.6 billion dollars have been raised by charity organizations since the attacks on Sept 11th. That money has been raised for victims of that tragic dayÃ¢ÂÂ¦..But where has all the money gone? 2: I started this speech as a simple exploration into the Red Cross and its Liberty Fund that was established to help victims of the attacks on Sept 11th.
Instead I came across information and countless stories of political blunders, red tape, indecision, and the general chaos that has rocked the charity world since that day.
Not all information I found was bad there were and are some good results coming from those organizations.
In the short time I have I'm going to share the financial problems facing our nation following the attacks.
The causes of these problemsÃ¢ÂÂ¦Ã¢ÂÂ¦ and hopefully some suggestions for you to follow as you consider donating money.
11. Body 1:There are countless victims from Sept.11th more then just the dead and injured.
A variety of victims from poor too wealthy.
From small businesses to the entire US economy.
Here is a brief summary of the scope of victims.
EXAMPLE: Maxim Gee. Worked house keeping at hotel by Reagan Airport. Lost job. Looks for new jobÃ¢ÂÂ¦.No jobs available.
EXAMPLE: Bernadine Healy, The Red Cross PresidentÃ¢ÂÂ¦..resigns over the Liberty fund and where money is going.
EXAMPLE: Since Sept 11th the government has officially declared we are in recession. Unstable Stock Market, Rising Unemployment.
In a story from the Washington Post written by Michelle SingletaryÃ¢ÂÂ¦she quotes Ani Hurwitz.
Who is a senior consultant from the New York Community Trust as she comments about ground zero.
" As awful as...