Earthquake Relief for Haiti

As originally posted on The Boogie Board by cali50:

Ash called me tonight and the tragedy in Haiti has really touched her. She asked if I would post some links for anyone who would like to make donations to the Haiti earthquake victims. I was watching ABC news tonight and they listed a site that has reputable agencies.

Here is their list:

The American Red Cross pledged an initial $1 million to assist those affected by the devastation. The American Red Cross has partnered with the Haitian Red Cross, which is leading the response efforts.

People can donate by phone at (800) RED-CROSS or (800) 257-7575. Those who wish to donate by mail can do so by contacting their local Red Cross chapter or by mailing a donation to the following address:

American Red Cross
P.O. Box 37243
Washington D.C. 20013

Make donation online:

More than 700 registered nurses from across the U.S. have responded in just a few hours to the call by the nation’s largest organization of registered nurses for volunteers to provide assistance to residents of earthquake-devastated Haiti.

RNRN hotline: (800) 578-8225

Mercy Corps has set up a Haiti earthquake fund. People can donate by phone at (888) 256-1900 or online:

Those who wish to donate by mail can send a check to the follow address:

Mercy Corps
Dept W
P.O. Box 2669
Portland, OR 97208-2669

Call to donate: (800) FOR-KIDS (367-5437)

Send donation by mail (must print form from Web site):
U.S. Fund for UNICEF
125 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038

Make donation online:

Call to donate: (800) 486-4357

Make donation online:

Call to donate: (888) 392-0392

Make donation by mail (must print form from Web site):
Doctors Without Borders USA
P.O. Box 5030
Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030

Make donation online:

Call to donate: (800) 521-CARE (521-2273)

Make donation by mail (must print form from Web site):
Gift Center
PO Box 1871
Merrifield VA 22116-9753

Make donation online:

Also, you can text Haiti to 90999 and make a $10 donation to the Red Cross. It gets put on your cell bill.

And from madaboutu:

Catholic Relief Services has $5 million dollars going to Haiti. They are a part of the regular landscape there, as is the Salvation Army.

How to Help:
Donate via phone: 1-877-HELP-CRS
Donate online:

Write a check:

Catholic Relief Services
P.O. Box 17090
Baltimore, MD 21203-7090
Memo portion of check: Haiti Earthquake

The Salvation Army is accepting monetary donations to help assist in this relief effort. in the following ways:

By Phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY
By Mail:
The Salvation Army World Service Office, International Disaster Relief Fund
PO Box 630728
Baltimore, MD 21263-0728

Or to your local Salvation Army Corps – Please make sure checks are made out to The Salvation Army Haiti Relief Fund.

The easiest method for most people to help is via the Red Cross’ texting option, but I’m certain any help in any form will be greatly appreciated by everyone affected by this horror.

Thank you.


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