The selfish, arrogant part of my brain has gone beyond just hoping the money will help. I also hope we, as a people, manage to donate over 35 million. I hope we are better than our government. I am not even entirely sure why I hope this. But I do.
*Again, last time I checked. Feel free to update me if they've sent more funds since, or if the tallies for the funds sent by the US population are any higher. I can't seem to find them, my WebSearchSkills are weak right now