Help Haiti - Ways to donate and support
Do you want to join the effort to supprt Haiti? Here is a list of the Best & Top places to provide support for the relief in Haiti
Contribute to this list
Text "HAITI" to the number 90999 to donate $10, which will be added to your next cellphone bill. You can also donate online through the Red Cross website.
Yele - Wyclef Jean's Charity
Haitian-American rapper Wyclef Jean's foundation to rebuild Haiti, Yéle, is also accepting text-message donations. Text "Yele" to 501501 to donate $5, which will be added to your next phone bill. You can also donate via the Yéle Foundation's website.
Salvation Army - Haiti
An initial Salvation Army assessment team is on the ground in Haiti and en route to the capital city of Port Au Prince. Once there, the team will liaison with Salvation Army personnel already on site in Haiti, where the Army has had a presence since 1950. As with all such relief efforts, The Salvation Army’s initial focus will be to assess the immediate needs of the people affected by the earthquake, then utilize its resources to mobilize and ship food, water and other critical necessities to where they are most needed.
CARE is continuing to deploy emergency team members and lifesaving aid to the devastated city of Port-au-Prince in Haiti, where the worst earthquake in 200 years destroyed houses and left thousands homeless. While the exact death toll from the 7.0-magnitude quake that struck the country on January 12 is not yet known, estimated to be in the tens of thousands. Many more are injured and trapped in the rubble.
The media and CARE staff report that the capital city is in ruins. Most of the buildings have collapsed, including hospitals, homes and schools. The Red Cross estimates that approximately 3 million people have been affected by the disaster.
Save the Children - Haiti
Save the Children is providing life-saving emergency relief to children and families in Haiti in the aftermath of a major 7.0-magnitude earthquake near the capital city of Port-au-Prince.
Staff in Haiti gave emergency medical attention to a baby girl pulled from the rubble, nearly three days after an earthquake flattened much of Port-au-Prince.
UNICEF joined the United Nations appeal for $562 million for humanitarian operation in Haiti launched today. The appeal seeks to provide resources to help 3.5 million people for the next 6 months. Key among the urgent needs are lifesaving supplies of food, water, medicines and shelter. Nearly 50% of Haiti's population is under the age of 18, UNICEF has a particularly critical role to play and is seeking approximately $120 million for its work as part of the humanitarian relief efforts.
AmeriCares disaster relief experts were among the humanitarian aid workers cleared to land in Port-au-Prince, Haiti yesterday.
Our aid workers are coordinating the distribution of the $5 million worth of medical aid we have sent to help Haitian survivors of a catastrophic earthquake.