Thursday, January 14, 2010

Donate to Help Haiti Now! ***UPDATED INFO***

Donate online to any of the organizations listed below:
Americans for UNFPA (This group focuses specifically on women's reproductive issues)
CARE
Action Against Hunger

***Organizations donating CLOTHES are listed here.

If you would like more information about which charities to give to click here.


Donate by text message one of two ways (Disclaimer: There is a delay with text donations and the money may not get to the charity for up to 90 days depending on when you pay your cell phone bill):

- Secretary Clinton sets assistance program: Cell phone users can text "haiti" to 90999 and $10 goes to relief efforts in #Haiti.

- Text "yele" to 501501 & donate $5. Reply with word "YES" 4 confirmation.

Find out about family members in Haiti with this info:


The State Department has a number for Americans seeking info about family in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747
***For those in the New York metro area:
Uptown
* Iglesia San Romero de Las Americas: at 752 West 178th Street, Suite 1A
between Pinehurst and Fort Washington Avenues. All checks or money orders can be made payable to San Romero de Las Americas, please indicate in the memo "Ayuda Haiti."
Upper East Side
* Hunter College
68th Street and Lexington Avenue
Thomas Hunter Building
Room 305A
The Bronx:
* Green Workers Cooperative
461 Timpson Place
718-617-7807
Green Worker Cooperatives/ReBuilders Source is now collecting medical supplies to get to
Doctors Without Borders in Haiti for the relief effort.
Brooklyn:
* HAITIAN WOMEN FOR HAITIAN REFUGEES
EVENING DROP-OFF HOURS ARE MON. & WED. 6:30-8:30 P.M.
335 Maple Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY (this is not a mailing address) (718) 735-4660
Please use rear entrance on Lincoln Road between Nostrand and New York
Avenue. Enter through St. Francis Church parking lot
* FLANBWAYAN HAITIAN LITERACY PROJECT
DAYTIME DROP-OFF HOURS ARE MON. - FRI. 11:00-4:00 P.M.
774-3037 208 Parkside, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11226
Donations of canned goods or clothing are being collected for the Yele Foundation at: 
Coral Reef Restaurant & Bar 5314 Church Ave (on Church Ave b/w 53rd and 54th)
Brooklyn, NY 11203

- The Janitor
***

For those in the Philadelphia area please send donations to:

Haiti Rescue Fund
P.O. Box 12421
Philadelphia, PA 19151

Also the
Haitian Coalition
of Philadelphia will be meeting Friday at 7pm at Drexel University , Bossone Center Lobby: Market street between 31st and 32nd streets. All are welcomed to attend.

The office of State Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown, will also be working with FEMA to get donation items to Haiti. Please contact me if you have things that you would like to donate for more information.

List of live tweets from inside Haiti here.
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