SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Since the deadly terror attacks in Paris, there has been a huge outpouring of goodwill from individuals, non-profits, and corporations who have come forward to help.

Phone and tech companies are making it easier for people to communicate with loved ones in Paris by offering free services.

International calls to France can be made free of charge via Google Hangout and Skype.

AT&T customers can call and text France for free through November 17. Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile were offering their customers free calls to France, as well.

People gather near to the Bataclan concert hall as French police lift the cordon following Fridays terrorist attacks on November 16, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

People gather near to the Bataclan concert hall as French police lift the cordon following Fridays terrorist attacks on November 16, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

A GoFundMe page set up for Bataclan victim Nick Alexander who was there working with the Eagles of Death, has raised more than $70,000.

Americans who want to open their homes to Europeans stranded in the U.S. due to flight cancellations and delays are using the hashtag #strandedinUS.

French Red Cross rescue workers evacuate an injured person near the Bataclan concert hall in central Paris, on November 13, 2015. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

French Red Cross rescue workers evacuate an injured person near the Bataclan concert hall in central Paris, on November 13, 2015. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)


The French Red Cross is still helping victims with a myriad of services. Donations can be made via their website.

Finally, t-shirt maker Kind is Kind is selling Paris Solidarity Tees emblazoned with Eiffel Tower in the center of a peace sign on Etsy for $25. The proceeds from the sales go entirely to Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières).


CBSSF.com writer, producer Jan Mabry is also executive producer and host of The Bronze Report. She lives in Northern California. Follow her on Twitter @janmabr.

 

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