Haiti Needs Your Help, Please Donate to the Red Cross   39 comments

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Haiti has been hit with back to back earthquakes tonight. The island is devastated. The American Red Cross is requesting your help. If you can donate, even if it’s only a dollar please donate (the link from The American Red Cross is for international donations). Haiti is an extremely poor country and has been hit repeatedly over the past few years by hurricanes.  The island is in dire need of help. You can make your donation here or by following the link from the article below. You can also donate to the Canadian Red Cross.

The Red Cross has set up a system where you can send donations via text, you can donate 10$ by texting “HAITI” to 90999 (see info below) ,  Wyclef Jean has also set up a way to send donations via text (5$). Text YELE to 501 501 .AmeriCare has  donations via text messages. Text “LIVE” to 25383 to donate $10. You can donate 10$ to the Clinton Foundation by texting “HAITI” to 20222.

We’ve also provided links to various agencies, as well as phone numbers for people searching for loved ones.

From The America Red Cross:


5:20 pm The American Red Cross is pledging an initial $200,000 to assist communities impacted by this earthquake, and is prepared to take further action as local responders assess the situation. As with most earthquakes, we expect to see immediate needs for food, water, temporary shelter, medical services and emotional support.

The American Red Cross is accepting donations through our International Response Fund.

5:50 pm We are gathering information about the earthquake in Haiti. We will update this space as we receive facts. For now, USGS has information.


For The Canadian Red Cross:


You can call 1-800-418-1111 to make a donation or visit http://www.redcross.ca/


People in the UK can donate to Oxfam by visiting their site here.


For people searching for loved ones, The Red Cross has set up the following site

http://www.familylinks.icrc.org/haiti/people


Ph0ne Numbers:

For Americans searching for loved ones (State Department) 1-888-407-4747


More links if you want to help  from CNN:

Doctors Without Borders

International Medical Corps

Direct Relief International
World Vision
International Relief Teams
Yéle Haiti
American Red Cross
CARE
Catholic Relief Services
World Food Programme
World Concern
Save the Children
UNICEF USA
More ways to help victims of NATURAL DISASTERS

The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross’ primary focus during the initial response of an emergency is feeding, sheltering and supplying any other basic needs. To donate: Go to RedCross.org, hit donate now button at top and then International Response Fund. You also can text “Haiti” to 90999 to donate $10 to the International Response Fund. The money will go directly to relief efforts in Haiti. Or call 1-800-Red-Cross.

AmeriCares

This nonprofit disaster relief organization delivers medicine, medical supplies and aid to people in crisis around the world. To donate, call 1-800-486-HELP or go to AmeriCares.org. Donations will go toward medicine and medical supplies and for expenses for providing that medical aid.

Care

This humanitarian organization’s main focus is to fight global poverty, specifically by empowering marginalized women and girls. To donate to the Haiti relief fund effort, go to Care.org or call 1-800-521-CARE. Money will go toward food, water and sanitation, shelter and emergency health response.

Direct Relief International

Direct Relief provides medical attention to those in need on an ongoing basis and in emergencies. Monetary donations go toward medical aid, supplies and equipment in Haiti. To donate, go todirectrelief.org or call 805-964-4767 and 800-676-1638, or go through Google Checkout.

Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders)

The humanitarian organization delivers medical care to people caught in crisis. Donations to its Haiti relief efforts will go toward repairing the obstetrics and trauma hospitals in Haiti that were damaged in the earthquake. They also will go to transporting an additional 70 doctors and medical supplies to the island in an effort to set up makeshift emergency medical response centers. To donate, go to doctorswithoutborders.org or call 1-888-392-0392.

International Medical Corps

This emergency response agency focuses on health in emergency situations. Monetary donations go toward purchasing medical supplies, medicine and emergency kits and transporting these supplies. 1-800-481-4462 or go to imcworldwide.org

Medical Teams International

The Christian global health organization sends volunteer medical teams and supplies to those in the midst of disaster or poverty. Monetary donations will go to supporting the medical teams being sent to Haiti and to the cost of shipping the medical supplies donated by corporations. Donate by going to medicalteams.org and clicking on the “Donate Now” button, or call 1-800-959-HEAL (4325) or send a check to Medical Teams International, P.O. Box 10, Portland, OR 97207.

Mercy Corps

The organization provides humanitarian assistance and economic opportunities in the world’s toughest places, specifically those dealing with poverty, conflict and instability. To donate, go toMercyCorps.org. Money will go toward immediate humanitarian needs in Haiti, which may include, food, water and temporary shelter.

Operation USA

The international relief agency provides funding for reconstruction and development aid to communities that have experienced disasters, disease and poverty. For its Haiti relief efforts, the agency plans to use donations for health care materials, water purification supplies and food supplements. To donate, go to opusa.org or call 1-800-678-7255, or mail a check to Operation USA, 3617 Hayden Ave., Suite A, Culver City, CA 90232.

Save the Children

The independent organization focuses on children in need in the U.S. globally through programs for health and nutrition, child protection and education. To donate, go to savethechildren.org and look under “latest news” for the Haiti press release, which has a link to the donation page, or call 1-800-728-3843 or 203-221-4030. Donations will go toward purchasing relief items, such as hygiene kits, family kits (pots, pans, food preparation items) and tarps.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s mission is to provide food, shelter, clothing and spiritual comfort during disasters. To donate money, go to salvationarmyusa.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY. Make sure you designate the donation for “Haiti Earthquake.” Money will go to the Salvation Army in Haiti, which will determine the country’s immediate needs, including water, food, medicine and transportation.

Shelterbox

The nonprofit delivers boxes of supplies to families of up to 10 people. The boxes contain a tent and essential equipment to use while individuals are displaced or homeless. To donate, call 941-907-6036 or go to shelterbox.org.

U.S. Fund for UNICEF

The national committee for UNICEF is responsible for the organization’s fundraising. UNICEF uses the money for health care, clean water, nutrition, education and emergency relief. To donate, go to Unicefusa.org or 1-800-4-UNICEF.

World Food Programme

The food assistance agency’s main focus is to fight hunger worldwide. The organization is working to bring food to Haiti. To donate, go to wfp.org.

Yele Haiti

This organization, founded by Wyclef Jean, creates projects to improve the quality of education, health, environment and community development in Haiti. To donate to to its Haiti relief efforts, go to yele.org or text YELE to 501501 to donate $5.

Clinton Foundation

n January 12, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit outside of the capital of Haiti, causing widespread destruction to homes, hospitals, schools, government buildings, roads, and lives. Emergency responses from the U.S. Department of State, the American Red Cross, Mercy Corps, and others have been quick, but we need your immediate support to provide food, shelter, and other relief supplies. As the UN’s Special Envoy to Haiti, President Clinton is asking everyone to give what you can to help the people of Haiti respond and recover from this disaster. http://www.clintonfoundation.org/haitiearthquake/

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39 responses to “Haiti Needs Your Help, Please Donate to the Red Cross

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  2. It is so important to make a donation here if you can. I would also encourage everyone to make their donations to the American Red Cross rather than UNICEF because of the political provisions that UNICEF has been known to attach to its aid.

    • I also have a link to Samaritans Purse (which has no state or federal funding and is 100% non profit). They have already mobilized, there is a video on their site and lots of other things. We deal with them every year and we know that what you send to them goes where it’s supposed to. It is better to go through a non profit! Any of you who donate please let me know at my blog http://www.twilightmovies.org/blog/mac I am creating a calculator to see how much money or anthing other non perishable items the Twilight Fandom can come up with. TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

      By the way Thinking of Rob, awesome post and lots of great information! You rock for getting this out so soon. I had it on my heart but just didn’t do it fast enough. YOU ROCK!

      Mac

  3. Please donate if you can. Haiti really needs your help right now.

  4. This is very important, guys. Please, give what you can.

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  6. I was born and raised in Dominican Republic which is 2/3 of the same island Haiti is in. I have been to Haiti once and even though D.R. is an impoverished country, NOTHING compares to what I saw while in Haiti the short time I was there. The images of the struggle people face there everyday will forever stay with me. Please everyone, help however you can.

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  10. It does help no matter how small your contribution to these great organizations ..Thanks to the great ToR…

  11. Thank you for listing places to donate. My heart just breaks for these people. I’m sitting at work, scrolling through the pictures, just crying.

    I wish I could do more, but I will do what I can.

  12. I’m from Haiti and I just wanted to say THANK YOU for covering this…It is really appreciated and we need all the help we can get… 🙂

  13. I also agree to your opinion. I also am experiencing a Hanshin Awaji large earthquake of Japan. Thank you.

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  24. our company decided to support WFP.
    thanks a lot for thinking of rob to remind us.
    your work is always incredible.

  25. Hi – I have recently donated for the relief in Haiti and will continue to do so as long as I can afford to. I don’t have TWITTER – but I know that in the past so much has been accomplished through it and I was thinking that someone should start a Tweet? about Rob joining George Clooney and Wyclef Jean on the telethon for Haiti on 1/22. PLEASE. Thanks

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  32. Our class are holding a bake sale next Friday to help raise funds xxxx

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  34. at this point in time..we need to unite on helping Haiti earthquake victims.. please cooperate by donating any basic necessities eg. food supplies, medical care and comfort.. please check this video.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fPjDcDGuGk&hd=1 … or visit http://standwithhaiti.org
    Please contribute to the relief effort in Haiti .!!

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  37. It's time to show some solidarity towards our fellow humans. The good things that Gene Haas Foundation , Red Cross , Blue Cross and all the other charitable foundation do for humanity are to be noted.

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