The Red Cross of Santa Monica has opened a toll-free hotline for area residents who want to make donations to victims of the Southeast Asia earthquake and tsunami.

The hotline phone number is (866) 733-5010.

Donations can also be made in person at the local Red Cross office, 1450 11th St., Santa Monica, or online at

Other Los Angeles area organizations accepting donations for victims of the Southeast Asian tsunami include:

International Medical Corps

11500 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 506

Los Angeles 90064

(800) 481-4462

Operation USA

8320 Melrose Ave., Suite 200

Los Angeles 90069

(800) 678-7255