Helping Haiti Things to Know

By , January 16, 2010 4:11 pm

Things to know about helping Haiti.
Watch out for scams. Don’t open any email asking for help or donations for Haiti. If you want to donate go to a website like the Red Cross, The Salvation Army or UNICEF. Here are a couple reports about Online Charity scams.
http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/wayoflife/01/13/haiti.charity.scams/
http://dolans.com/blog/entry/72917/Simple-Ways-to-Protect-Yourself-from-Scams/

Know Where to Donate. Here is a list of websites where you can make donations.
http://clintonbushhaitifund.org/
http://www.redcross.org/
http://www.salvationarmy.com/
http://www.unicefusa.org/haitiquake
http://www.amazon.com

Texting donations might take longer to get to the charity.
Here is a list of Texting Donations for Haiti.
Red Cross: Text HAITI to 90999 ($10 donation)
Yéle Haiti: Text YELE to 501501 ($5 donation)
United Way: Text HAITI to 864833 ($5 donation)
Intl Medical Corps: Text HAITI to 85944 ($10 donation)
World Food Program: Text: FRIENDS to 90999 ($5 donation)
UN Foundation: Text CERF to 90999 ($5 donation)
Clinton Foundation: Text HAITI to 20222 ($10 donation)
Compassion Intl: Text DISASTER to 85944 ($10 donation)
Intl Rescue Committee Text: HAITI to 25383 ($5 donation)
The Salvation Army: Text HAITI to 52000 ($10 donation)

From Canada:
Salvation Army in Canada: Text HAITI to 45678 ($5 donation)

From the United Kingdom:
Disasters Emergency Committee: Text GIVE to 70077 (£5 Pounds)

From France:
French Red Cross: Text HAITI to 80222 (1 Euro)
Source CNN.com

More Information
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/16/clinton-bush-haiti-fund
http://www.whitehouse.gov/haitiearthquake
http://www.guidestar.org
http://www.charitynavigator.org
http://www.cnn.com/impact
UNICEF: http://fieldnotes.unicefusa.org/2010/01/update_haiti_quake.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+unicefusa%2Ffieldnotes+%28UNICEF+USA+Fieldnotes%29

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