The United States has come together in an effort to help the people of Haiti after a massive earthquake leveled much of the capital city of Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas.
Follow the latest news and relief efforts by following the Red Cross on Twitter. You can make a direct donation through their website or simply text “Haiti” to 90999 to donate $10 to the American Red Cross. Major carriers are NOT charging for texts sent to this.
The following is a list of other verified organizations accepting donations via text.
+ American Red Cross: Text “Haiti” to 90999. Donation, $10
+ Clinton Foundation: Text “Haiti” to 20222. Donation, $10
+ International Rescue Committee: Text “Haiti” to 25383, Donation, $5
+ Wyclef Jean’s Foundation: Text “Yele” to 501501. Donation, $5
Here’s a list of other charities providing relief to Haiti as compiled by the Better Business Bureau.
Please be aware of text scammers and only donate via the above approved numbers and codes.
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