Help The People of Haiti Suffering After 7.0 Earthquake

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01 14 2010 help the people of haiti suffering Help The People of Haiti Suffering After 7.0 Earthquake

Join AMP Radio and the American Red Cross to aid the Haiti earthquake relief efforts. Keep reading to find out how you can donate.

For those interested in helping immediately, simply text “HAITI” to “90999″ and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill. (For more information, go to the Department of State blog.).

Singer/Rapper of Haitian descent, Wyclef Jean is asking that those outside of Haiti please help via his grassroots organization Yele Haiti. Text Yele to 501 501 to donate $5 via your cellphone

President Barack Obama has also stated, “The international community must also rise to the occasion and help the Haitian people in every way possible.”

YOU CAN HELP.

For a list of charitable and relief organizations offering aid to Haiti.

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Action Against Hunger

American Red Cross [Text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross ]

American Jewish World Service

AmeriCares

Beyond Borders

CARE

Catholic Relief Services

Childcare Worldwide

Direct Relief International

Doctors Without Borders

Feed My Starving Children

Friends of WFP

Haitian Health Foundation

Hope for Haiti

International Medical Corps

International Relief Teams

Medical Teams International

Meds and Food for Kids

Mercy Corps

Operation USA

Oxfam

Partners in Health

Samaritan’s Purse

Save the Children

UNICEF

World Concern

World Vision

Yele Haiti – Wyclef Jean’s grassroots organization: Text Yele to 501 501 to donate $5 via your cellphone

The U.S. State Department Operations Center said Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti should call 1-888-407-4747. Due to heavy volume, some callers may receive a recording. “Our embassy is still in the early stages of contacting American citizens through our Warden Network,” the U.S. State Department said in a statement. “Communications are very difficult within Haiti at this time.” [Source: KNX1070.com]

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