eyeCare: HELP HAITI

A 7.3 earthquake hit Haiti yesterday (January 12, 2010). Haiti needs earthquake recovery help immediately. A large amount of victims are expected from this disaster. Many buildings have crumbled and many people are missing.

Reach out to help the people of Haiti recover from this tragic earthquake. Time is of the essence to help relief groups save lives.

Donate to the Red Cross
The Washington Post notes that people may text: HAITI to 90999 and a $10 donation will be made to the Red Cross for earthquake emergency response. This amount will be charged to your bill for cell phone.

Go to http://redcross.org/ to learn more about how to donate the the Red Cross to send help to Haiti. The Red Cross has taken immediate action to start to send funding and supplies to Haiti to ensure that earthquake survivors get the help they need.


Learn about how to help Haiti recover from the Earthquake at www.unicefusa.org/haitiquake or call 1-800-4UNICEF.
UNICEF helps children and families all over the world survive natural disasters and obtain urgently needed medical care.


Musician Wyclef Jean, whose homeland is Haiti, is asking people to donate to Yele Haiti to help with disaster relief for earthquake survivors.
Wyclef Jean asks people to please text: Yele to 510 510 and donate $5.
For more information go to: http://yele.org.


Save the Children
This organization has been providing help to Haiti since the 1980s. For more information about how to help the Haiti recovery program with Save the Children go to: http://www.savethechildren.org.


Go to http://www.worldvision.org to learn how to help the children in Haiti. This organization works to help with disaster response resources. The website also provides information about how to sponsor a child in Haiti or other locations.

Doctors Without Borders
This group has won a Nobel Prize for their work to save lives during times of disasters. For more information about how the doctors will work to help Haiti go to: http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org.


The Mercy Corps has created the Haiti Earthquake fund. Send donations to P.O. box 2669, Portland, OR 97208. Go to www.mercycorps.org for more information. You may also call 1-888-256-1900.

Donate to Local or Goodwill
When a disaster strikes nearby countries, the Salvation Army and Goodwill will send items from America to those areas in need. So donate to your local stores. Items donated to Salvation Army and Goodwill help people in crisis to start a new life.

Although monetary donations are needed to help save Haiti, that's not the only way you can help. Get in contact with these organizations to see how you can volunteer your time as well; because theoretically, time is money, and I'm sure they would appreciate it! Get involved!

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4 comments:

  1. t i f f a n y said...:

    Wyclef released this statement:

    "Haiti today faced a natural disaster of unprecedented proportion, an earthquake unlike anything the country has ever experienced. The magnitude 7.0 earthquake – and several very strong aftershocks – struck only 10 miles from Port-au-Prince. I cannot stress enough what a human disaster this is, and idle hands will only make this tragedy worse. The over 2 million people in Port-au-Prince tonight face catastrophe alone. We must act now. President Obama has already said that the U.S. stands ‘ready to assist’ the Haitian people. The U.S. Military is the only group trained and prepared to offer that assistance immediately. They must do so as soon as possible. The international community must also rise to the occasion and help the Haitian people in every way possible.”

    If you want to help Wyclef and the people of Haiti you can donate to the association he’s involved with Yele Haiti by texting ‘YELE’ 501501, which will automatically donate $5 to the Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund (it will be charged to your cell phone bill).

  1. DANiE said...:

    so sad. thanks for the post

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