How to help Haiti
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How you can help:
In addition to providing emergency relief, these organizations are providing the following aid to those in need:

Providing Basic Needs:
ActionAid USA
Adventist Development and Relief Agency
American Jewish World Services
American Red Cross
Beyond Borders
Can-Do
Care
Catholic Relief Services
Church World Service
Clinton Bush Haiti Fund
Concern Worldwide
Episcopal Relief & Development
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Feed the Children
God's Littlest Angels
International Relief Teams
International Rescue Committee
Islamic Relief USA
Jean R. Cadet Restavek Foundation
Kids Alive International
Life for Relief and Development
Lions Clubs International
Love a Child
Lutheran World Relief
Mercy & Sharing
Mercy Corps
Operation Blessing International
Oxfam America
PlanUSA
Population Services International
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Project Hope
Salesian Missions
Samaritan's Purse
Save The Children
St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
UNICEF
United Nations Foundation/CERF
United Way Worldwide
World Concern
World Hope International
World Neighbors
World Relief
World Vision
Yéle Haiti

Providing Shelter:
CHF International
Habitat for Humanity International
International Organization for Migration
Organization of American States
Pan American Relief
Shelterbox
Providing Medical Aid:
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Americares
Catholic Medical Mission Board
Child Hope International
Cure International
Direct Relief International
Doctors Without Borders
Friends of the Orphans
Haitian Health Foundation
Healing Hands for Haiti
Heart to Heart International
Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti
IMA World Health
International Child Care
International Medical Corps
MAP International
Medical Teams International
MedShare
MerlinUSA
Operation Smile
Operation USA
Pan American Health Organization
Partners In Health
Physicians for Peace
Project Concern International
Project Medishare
Real Medicine Foundation
Relief International
United Nations Population Fund
World Health Organization

Providing Food/Water:
Action Against Hunger
Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team
Compassion International
Convoy of Hope
Feed My Starving Children
Feed the Children
Food For the Hungry
Food for the Poor
Global Aid Network
Meds & Food for Kids
Stop Hunger Now
The Salvation Army
United Methodist Committee on Relief
Water Missions International
World Food Programme
World Water Relief

Organizations accepting international currencies:
British Red Cross
Canada: Plan International
Germany Red Cross
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Ireland: Concern Worldwide
Italian Red Cross
Medair
Oxfam Great Britain
The French Red Cross
The International Committee of the Red Cross
UK: Merlin
UK: The Disasters Emergency Committee
UK: World Jewish Relief

We are the World
Lionel Richie and the original producer of We are the World, Quincy Jones, gathered musical legends and the newest stars at the same studio used for the 1985 recording session, bringing their voices together to raise millions of dollars for Haitian earthquake relief. This updated version of "We are the World" is available for download, with proceeds going to the We are the World Foundation, which will make grants to selected charitable organizations that are responding to the continuing crisis in Haiti. Full Story | Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones share the production details with Larry King Video

How you can help:

We Are The World Foundation — Text WORLD to 50555 ($10 donation)

Helping Haiti's children
Haitian children who survived the earthquake are considered the most vulnerable. These organizations have specific relief operations to protect these children, meet their medical and nutritious needs and help them recover from the trauma of this disaster. PM: Orphans being targeted by traffickers | Painful plight of Haiti's 'restavek' children | Forgotten children Video | Tiny newborns struggle to survive Video

How you can help:

Child Hope International — Caring for orphans
Friends of the Orphans — Pediatric Care
Jean R. Cadet Restavek Foundation — Helping children in servitude
Kids Alive International — Sheltering orphans
Meds & Food for Kids — Feeding malnourished children
Mercy Corps — Comfort for Kids
Save the Children — Child-Friendly Spaces
UNICEF — Protecting children
World Food Programme — Feeding orphans
World Vision — Child-Friendly Spaces

Hope for Haiti Now
Over $58 million has been raised from Friday night's star-studded "Hope for Haiti Now" - the global telethon to benefit victims of the earthquake. You can continue to help through online or text donations, or by calling 1-877-99-HAITI. You can also purchase the video of the two hour event or a digital album of the performances, with all proceeds going to the charities supported by the telethon. Full Story

How you can help:

Hope For Haiti Now Text GIVE to 50555 ($10 donation, US Only)

Provide kits for better health
Another way to help the people of Haiti is by preparing humanitarian kits. The organizations listed below are specifically working to meet immediate needs for health and hygiene and provide guidance for school and community donation drives.

How you can help:

Church World Service: Service Kits
Convoy of Hope: Personal Hygiene Kits
Heart to Heart: Care Kits
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance: Gift of the Heart Kits
UMCOR: Health Kits

Larry King Live – Haiti: How You Can Help
CNN viewers pledged $8,944,956 to the American Red Cross and UNICEF during a special 2-hour edition of Larry King Live on Monday, January 18. You can continue to help these organizations respond to the humanitarian crisis through online or text donations. Stars unite, raise millions for Haiti Video

How you can help:

American Red Cross Text HAITI to 90999 ($10 donation)
UNICEF Text UNICEF to 20222 ($10 donation)


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FIND YOUR LOVED ONES
The U.S. State Department has set up a hotline for information on family members who may be in Haiti: (888) 407.4747. This number is for information on U.S. citizens in Haiti only. For all Nationalities, you can use their online Person Finder Tool.
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TEXTING DONATIONS
You can also text donations for Haiti relief from your cell phone. In addition to your donation amount, standard text messaging fees will apply.

Red Cross: Text HAITI to 90999 ($10 donation)
UNICEF: Text UNICEF to 20222 ($10 donation)
Clinton Foundation: Text HAITI to 20222 ($10 donation)
Yéle Haiti: Text YELE to 501501 ($5 donation)
United Way: Text HAITI to 864833 ($5 donation)
Intl Medical Corps: Text HAITI to 85944 ($10 donation)
World Food Program: Text: FRIENDS to 90999 ($5 donation)
UN Foundation: Text CERF to 90999 ($5 donation)
Compassion Intl: Text DISASTER to 90999 ($10 donation)
Intl Rescue Committee Text: HAITI to 25383 ($5 donation)
The Salvation Army: Text HAITI to 52000 ($10 donation)
Cure Intl: Text CURE to 85944 ($10 donation)
Oxfam: Text OXFAM to 25383 ($10 donation)
Samaritan's Purse: Text SP to 85944 ($10 donation) Convoy of Hope: Text CONVOY to 50555 ($10 donation)

From Canada:
Salvation Army in Canada: Text HAITI to 45678 ($5 donation)
Plan Canada: Text HAITI to 30333 ($5 donation)

From the United Kingdom:
Disasters Emergency Committee: Text GIVE to 70077 (£5 Pounds)

From France:
French Red Cross: Text HAITI to 80222 (1 Euro)
 
TAKE ACTION: VOLUNTEER
You can make a difference by offering your time. Several Haiti relief organizations are seeking volunteer assistance, especially those with prior disaster relief experience, those with Medical Training and those fluent in French and Haitian Creole. These organizations are accepting all applications:
 Center for International Disaster Information accepts applications for all types of volunteers. This database is then provided to agencies that are working in the disaster location. - CIDI Volunteer Hotline 703-276-1914
 International Medical Corps is quickly assembling additional medical teams to join their emergency response in Haiti. They also need non-medical volunteers for these teams and for their offices in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and London.
 Healing Hands for Haiti is looking especially for health care professionals. They are also accepting applications for support volunteers.
 Catholic Medical Mission Board is accepting applications for licensed healthcare professionals to volunteer in Haiti for either a short mission of a few weeks or a longer commitment of a year.
 National Nurses United has launched a relief effort to send registered nurses to Haiti. Their RN Response Network is accepting applications from Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners.
 Heart to Heart International is accepting Medical volunteers to go to Haiti. They need volunteers to assemble hygiene kits at their Global Distribution Center in Kansas City, KS.
 Beyond Borders has applications for medical professionals, translators, and volunteers with other skills to go to Haiti.
 Feed My Starving Children needs volunteers at their food-packing sites in the Twin Cities, MN and Chicagoland, IL.
 MedShare is calling for volunteers to help sort and pack surplus medical supplies at two daily volunteer sessions at their Distribution Centers located in Atlanta, GA and San Leandro, CA
 
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