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updated 1/5/2011 1:07:31 PM ET 2011-01-05T18:07:31

The American Institute of Philanthropy, a leading charity watchdog, has compiled this list of  top-rated charities involved in Haitian earthquake relief efforts. AIP issues letter grade (A+ to F) ratings of nonprofit groups; the following charities involved in Haiti relief received an “A” or “B” grade based on the portion of their budget going to program services and their fundraising efficiency.

Accion International 617-625-7080

Action Against Hunger 877-777-1420

American Friends Service Committee 215-241-7000

American Jewish World Service 212-792-2900

American Red Cross 800-733-2767

American Refugee Committee 612-872-7060

Brother's Brother Foundation 412-321-3160

CARE 800-521-2273

Catholic Relief Services 800-736-3467

ChildFund International (formerly Christian Children's Fund) 800-776-6767

Children Incorporated 800-538-5381

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation 800-225-0292

Church World Service 800-297-1516

Compassion International 800-336-7676

Doctors Without Borders – USA 888-392-0392

Food for the Hungry 800-248-6437

Freedom from Hunger 800-708-2555

Gifts in Kind International 703-299-7532

Habitat for Humanity International – N.O. 800-422-4828 

Heifer Project International 800-422-0474

International Medical Corps 800-481-4462

International Rescue Committee 877-733-8433

Lutheran World Relief 800-597-5972

Medical Teams International 800-959-4325

Mennonite Central Committee 888-563-4676

Mercy Corps 888-256-1900

Operation USA 800-678-7255

Oxfam-America 800-776-9326

Partners in Health 617-432-5298

Plan USA 800-556-7918

Project Concern International 858-279-9690

Salvation Army 800-725-2769

Save the Children 800-728-3843

UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) 800-554-8583

William J. Clinton Foundation 501-748-0471

World Concern (Program of Crista Ministries) 800-755-5022

World Neighbors 800-242-6387

World Vision 888-511-6548

The Y (formerly YMCA of the United States) – N.O. 800-872-9622

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