5 Awesome Ways To Give To Haiti’s Earthquake Disaster Relief

A tiny break from our regular programming: Please join us in taking some time to help out with Haiti's earthquake disaster relief. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives and many more are in dire need of medical care, shelter, and basic necessities. There are many charities available to help deliver your money and resources as efficiently as possible. But here are our top options for the day:
Fashion Delivers
Business and shops, please consider sending your excess unused socks, underwear, sheets, blankets or throws, lightweight clothing, shorts, tshirts, sneakers, and sandals to Fashion Delivers. Products will begin arriving in Haiti by early next week so please call 212-629-6700 or email carla@fashiondelivers.org for drop-off information.
Singer Wyclef Jean's Earthquate fund is donating money and sending volunteers. Visit Yele.org to donate money or text YELE to 501501 to donate $5 from your cell phone bill.
Doctors Without Borders
Give a one-time online donation to help provide medical care, or enroll in their monthly giving program to provide sustained support for worldwide crises.
With children as their priority, UNICEF is requesting donations to meet the immediate needs of Haitian youth. Contact them at 1-800-4UNICEF or UNICEF.org
Red Cross
Text "HAITI" to 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti to be taken out of your cell phone bill. Proceeds will go to providing food, water, temporary shelter, medical services and emotional support.
Photo courtesy of ECHO/American Red Cross

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