How to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti

January 15, 2010

A $10 donation to the American Red Cross, can be made by texting "HAITI" to "90999"(the charge will be added on to your cell phone bill). You can also visit or call 1-800-REDCROSS.

A $10 donation can be made to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund by texting “QUAKE” to 20222 (the charge will be added on to your cell phone bill) or by visiting

Partners in Health has been working on the ground in Haiti for over 20 Years. They urgently need your support. Donate to PIH at

Concern World Wide is working in St. Martin and Martissant with water distrobution, clean-up, soap distrobution, temporary latriens and shelter for 25,000 people. Consider donating to their efforts at Haiti Earthquate Appeal.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has set up a Haiti Earthquake Emergency Fund. Donate today and subscribe to updates via text message. To sign up, simply text the word HAITI to 62227 (NAACP).

Find additional ways to help through the Center for International Disaster Information.

Information on finding family members, and conditions on Haiti, is being provided by the State Department: 1-888-407-4747. Additionally, you can visit Google's Haiti earthquake relief page for a listing of News outlets and other resources.

House Unanimously Approves Bill to Allow Taxpayers to Claim Charitable Deduction in 2009 for Haiti Relief: Ways And Means Press Release

Page last updated on 20 January 2010.