as of this morning american red cross had already raised $3 million to support relief efforts in haiti through their mobile fund-raising campaign! all you have to do is text “haiti” to 90999 to send a $10 donation to the red cross (will be added to your phone bill). 100% of the donations will support relief efforts in haiti, with a primary focus on food, shelter and basic needs.
here are some other organizations you can make a donation to, as well as information on what your donation would go towards:
americares – medicine, medical supplies
care – food, water and sanitation, shelter and emergency health response
doctors without borders – hospital repair, doctors and medical supplies
habitat for humanity – recovery & rebuilding
international medical corps – medical supplies, medicine, emergency kits
mercy corps – food, water, temporary shelter
salvation army – water, food, medicine, transportation
unicef – water, nutrition, education and emergency relief
world food programme – food
yele haiti – various relief efforts; text “yele” to 501501 to automatically donate $5 to the yele haiti earthquake fund.