Help for Haiti: Links

jill's picture

News and images of the January 12th Haiti earthquake and its aftershocks are unspeakably horrendous. As we join millions of others around the world in support of coordinated relief efforts, we also want to help spread the word on how to help.

Click on the following links to make donations online, or to learn more about how to participate in other ways.

Google crisis response offers  a list of links – and with a single click you can donate to any number of response and relief organizations via Google checkout. Included on the page is a link to UNICEF, which is deploying clean water and sanitation supplies, therapeutic foods, medical supplies and temporary shelter to Jacmel and Port-au-Prince. UNICEF will also be focusing on children who have become separated from their families to protect them from harm or exploitation. Another link provided by Google is to CARE, which plans to start food distributions using stocks of high-protein biscuits from CARE warehouses in Haiti. CARE has 133 staff who are on the ground coordinating with U.N. agencies and other aid organizations to gather more detailed information about the damage and will rapidly scale up response based on those assessments.

You can also give to Save the Children through PayPal or Amazon Payments. This means that you can donate Swagbucks -- you can get $5 on PayPal for every 70 Swagbucks you cash in. They usually send out gift cards you buy on the 16th of the month, so if you want to buy some PayPal money to donate do so asap.

The following organizations are accepting SMS (text) donations in the US only (You will get a message back asking you to text YES to confirm your donation, and you’ll get a confirmation text back so you will know if it worked):

  • SMS text “HAITI” to 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts
  • SMS text “YELE” to 501501 to Donate $5 to Yele Haiti’s Earthquake Relief efforts

Habitat for Humanity has a dedicated page on its site that offers information and the option to support the rebuilding effort. The Salvation Army has an established presence on Haiti, and offers a secure online website for donations.

Also accepting cash and in-kind donations are the following sites: UNICEF (1-800-4UNICEF), Direct Relief, Yele Haiti, Partners in Health, Red Cross, World Food Program, Mercy Corps (1-888-256-1900), Save the Children, Lambi Fund, Doctors Without Borders, The International Rescue Committee, and CARE.

These big organizations have people on the ground in Haiti, or will soon. If you’d rather give to an organization not on this but that resonates with you personally, remember to check Guidestar or another ratings site to make sure the organization will make good use of your funds. (And be sure to find out if your employer will match your gift.)

If you are short on funds, there are other ways to help:



HarryWilliams's picture

That is very tragic incident by killing people and leaving many of them homeless. i got this news in rushessay  blogs and felt sad. No one can stop natural calamities but, we can help those cyclone victims and it’s our minimum responsibility as humans to help other humans.

linming0303's picture

Bekleidung und ist besonders in Geschichte Produkte teilen. Keine Krankenversicherung N. y. ist auf jeden Fal Bekleidung,l total verschiedene Krankenkassen NJ darstellen, vor allem, weil es UK \/Insuranceq daunenjacke damen sale,uotes\/Lifestyle\/Privatehealthinsuranceuk, die nicht Ergänzung mit einem Wörter und Sätze ganz zu daunenmantel damen sale, schweigen von Versicherung mit der Versicherung, das von den frischen York Firmen geliefert wird. Die Firmen rund um die Versicherungen können Brei Vertrauenswürdigkeit bewundernswert für New York City sein, weil mit besten Daten für Personen eingerichtet und sie sind in Abständen von Zeitraum hinweg Funktionen, die bei weitem die elegante Teile aller von der Krankenversicherung Unternehmen in Rhode Island sein können. Personen ohne Ausnahme wählen Sie günstige Transaktionen 

rakesh23's picture

I am going to share jigsaw puzzles online for get without any doubt you need to access jigsawpuzzlescenter which has the numerous jigsaw puzzles.

Mariaen's picture

Help for Haiti and links related to have this article. These are the links are very important and its need to be explore by the people who have desire to get invloved in it. However, I need essay writers review and at the same time hope you will share similar kinds of more links in future especially for the students.

linming0303's picture

Shoppa ng av blod och kroppsvätskor, i syfte att förhindra spridning av smittsamma sjukdomar kallas allmänna försiktighetsåtgärder ,Shoppa, hela innehållet direkt eller indirekt kontakt med blod eller andra kroppsvätskor kan leda till överföring av smit,Tygbyxor dam,tsamma sjukdomar. Åtgärder måste du vidta när du hanterar blod och kroppsvätskor, i syfte att förhindra spridning av smittsamma sjukdomar kallas allmä,Dunjackor dam,nna försiktighetsåtgärder. Som sjukvårdspersonal i sjukhus, kliniker, laboratorier och renhållningen faciliteter, måste du vara extra försiktig och följ universella försiktighetsåtgärder riktlinjer som du hanterar människors kroppsvätskor på en daglig basis. Det finns olika smittsamma sjukdomar som kan spridas som en f

Risk Alert