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How you can help earthquake victims


The Jan. 12 earthquake in the impoverished country of Haiti likely left more than 100,000 dead and 1.5 million homeless and needing aid. Relief supplies are making their way into the devastated capital of Port-au-Prince and neighboring cities and towns. See below for a handful of ways that you can make a difference after one of the worst natural disasters the world has seen.

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Where to donate
Action Against Hunger 877-777-1420 Agape Flights 941-584-8078 American Red Cross 800-733-2767
American Refugee Committee 800-875-7060 American Jewish Joint
Distribution Committee
212-687-6200   American Jewish World Service 212-792-2900
AmeriCares 800-486-4357 Beyond Borders 866-424-8403 B'nai B'rith International 202-857-6600
CARE 800-521-2273 CarmaFoundation   Catholic Relief Services 800-736-3467
Childcare Worldwide 800-553-2328 Church World Services 800-297-1516 Clinton Foundation 501-748-0471
Concern Worldwide 212-557-8000 Convoy of Hope 417-823-8998 Cross International 800-391-8545
CRUDEM Foundation 413-642-0450 CRWRC 800-55-CRWRC Direct Relief International 805-964-4767
Doctors Without Borders 888-392-0392 Episcopal Relief and Development 800-334-7626 Feed My Starving Children 763-504-2919
Food for the Poor 800-427-9104 Friends of WFP 866-929-1694 Friends of the Orphans 312-386-7499
Habitat for Humanity 800-422-4828 Haiti Children 877-424-8454 Haiti Foundation Against Poverty  
Haiti Marycare 203-675-4770 Haitian Health Foundation 860-886-4357 Healing Hands for Haiti 651-769-5846
Hope for Haiti 239-434-7183 Hope for Haiti Now 877-99-HAITI International Child Care 800-722-4453
International Medical Corps 800-481-4462 International Rescue Committee 877-733-8433 International Relief Teams 619-284-7979
Islamic Relief USA 888-479-4968 Lions Club International Foundation 630-203-3836 Lutheran World Relief 800-597-5972
Medical Benevolence Foundation 800-547-7627 Medical Teams International 800-959-4325 Meds and Food for Kids 314-420-1634
Mennonite Central Committee 888-563-4676 Mercy Corps 888-256-1900 Nazarene Compassionate Ministries 800-306-9950
New Life for Haiti 815-436-7633 Operation Blessing 800-730-2537 Operation USA 800-678-7255
Oxfam 800-776-9326 Partners in Health 617-432-5298 RHEMA International 248-652-9894
Rural Haiti Project 347-405-5552 Salesian Missions 888-608-2327 The Salvation Army 800-725-2769
Samaritan's Purse 828-262-1980 Save the Children 800-728-3843 ShelterBox  
UN Central Emergency Response Fund   UNICEF 800-367-5437 United Methodist Committee on Relief 800-554-8583
World Concern 800-755-5022 World Hope International 888-466-4673 World Relief 800-535-5433
World Vision 888-511-6548
Text Number Giving campaign Amount
"HAITI" 90999 American Red Cross $10
"QUAKE" 20222 Clinton Bush Haiti Fund $10
"GIVE" 25383 MTV telethon $10
"HAITI" 25383 International Rescue Committee $5
"HAITI" 85944 International Medical Corps $10
"YELE" 501501 Yele Haiti foundation $5
"HAITI" 52000 The Salvation Army $10
"HOPE10" or "UNICEF" 20222 UNICEF $10
"HABITAT" 25383 Habitat for Humanity $10
"OXFAM" 25383 Oxfam America, Inc $10
"HAITI" 40579 National Religious Broadcasters $10
"SAVE" or "SAFE" 20222 Save the Children Federation, Inc $10
"GIVE" or "WORLD" 20222 World Vision, Inc $10
"CARE" 24383 CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc) $10
"AJWS" 25383 American Jewish World Service $10
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