The news coming from Turkey and Syria are heartbreaking. We are all reading the same headlines-the death toll will probably exceed 20,000 people. The governments of the two countries cannot cope with the scope of the humanitarian disaster and the bitterly cold weather simultaneously.
There are many international organizations set up to help during times like this. Please consider donating to help the rescue efforts. Many organizations will allow you to donate miles, points or other promotional awards to said organizations. I received an email from Best Western that my accumulated points could be sent to the Red Cross.
There are 330 million Americans-if 1% of them gives $50 each-that is $150 million dollars. No, it will not replace lost loved ones but it could really help otherwise.