The Red Cross estimates the death toll will surpass 100,000. President Bush Wednesday said America's pledge of $35 million is only a start, that workers and supplies are on the way and that the U.S. will lead a coalition of nations in the relief effort.
Here's a list of local places to drop off donations for victims of the tsunami.
Catholic Charities- Accepting money, blankets and non-perishable food.
1700 N Farnsworth Ave., Suite 18
555 N Main St.
1315 Pleasant St.
40 DuPage Court, Suite 400
1231 S Walnut St.
360 S Division #3
5141 W Bull Valley Rd
850 N Church - 3rd Floor
1536 S Main St.
801 W 11th St.
U.S. Bank is accepting contributions at all locations.
Salvation Army: www.usc.salvationarmy.org or 1-800-SAL-ARMY.