How Can I Help Haiti? Ways to Give To Haiti Earthquake Relief
As the Haiti earthquake death toll continues to mount, many people are asking the simple question, 'How can I help Haiti?' There are several ways for people to donate to Haiti. Like any other time you take money out of your wallet, it's important to do a little research before donating to Haiti earthquake relief funds. Twitter is full of users suggesting ways to give to Haiti but it is important to double-check where your money is going before you write a cheque.
Yele Haiti Foundation Rapper Wyclef Jean has set up this earthquake relief effort. Born in Haiti, Jean has long been an advocate for the Caribbean country.
Doctors Without Borders This French organization has been on the ground in Haiti for years and knows the country better than just about any other anyone else.
American Red Cross The venerable charity has people on the ground in Haiti. According to the official Red Cross Twitter feed, "You can text "HAITI" to 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts in#haiti."
Catholic Relief Services This faith-based non-profit is also working in Haiti.
If you're looking for more ways to help in Haiti, here's a list from NPR on ways to give to Haiti earthquake relief.