January 13, 2010
Wyclef Jean is urging donors to text ‘Yele’ to 501501 and make a $5 contribution to the relief effort over cell phone. Click here to get more information via Wyclef’s Twitter page.
Donate at savethechildren.org or make checks out to “Save the Children” and mail to: Save the Children Income Processing Department, 54 Wilton Road, Westport, Conn. 06880
Go online to unicefusa.org/haitiquake or call (800) 4UNICEF.
Go online to redcross.org and click Donate, or call (800) REDCROSS.
Donate online at directrelief.org.
Go online to mercycorps.org or mail checks to Haiti Earthquake Fund, Dept. NR, PO Box 2669, Portland, Ore. 97208 or call (888) 256-1900
To find information about friends and family in Haiti: The U.S. State Department set up a toll-free number to call for information about family members in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747.
The department said some callers may receive a recording because of heavy volume of calls.
The State Department has also set up links on its Web site to facilitate donations to disaster relief agencies.