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got their shit together immediately in the aftermath of the first 7.0 quake last Tuesday.´ Below is an enormous list of truly great and very trustworthy organizations where you can help. I do have a separate blog to write for the Globalist Community regarding the future rebuilding of Haiti, but for now (and quite some time to come) desire ONLY to aid the most needy. (All information listed here can be verified at www.cnn.com and click the ³Impact Your World´ link). (CNN) -- As relief assistance continues in Haiti, agencies are asking people for money, not material goods, to keep those efforts going. Most organizations will use the money donated to purchase immediate needs, such as water, food, shelter and medical supplies. These agencies have set up phone lines, online donation pages and even texting for individuals to contribute to their relief efforts. We've compiled a list of a few organizations who are in Haiti helping those in need. These resources include the highest-rated charities by CharityNavigator.org, which is an independent, nonprofit organization that evaluates charity groups based on effectiveness and financial stability. These sites are vetted by CNN journalists for credibility. For additional resources, go to Impact Your World American Jewish World Service The agency supports grass-roots, community-based organizations in remote locations whose needs are not always met by larger organizations. To donate to its Haiti relief efforts, go to ajws.org/haitiearthquake/ or mail a check to 45 W. 36th St., 11th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Make checks out to American Jewish World Service, and in the memo section write "Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund." You may also call 1-800-889-7146 or 212-792-2900. The group will use the funds for immediate needs, such as psychological and social support; health services and education on hygiene and disease prevention; mobilizing volunteers in Haiti to help with rescue and aid distribution; and aid to the Haitian Dominican community, who can coordinate with the Dominican government for greater support; in addition to long-term rebuilding plans. American Red Cross The American Red Cross' primary focus during the initial response of an emergency is feeding, sheltering and supplying any other basic needs. To donate: Go to RedCross.org, hit donate now button at top and then International Response Fund.

Monetary donations go toward medical aid. Coconut Creek. Catholic Relief Services Catholic Relief Services is an aid agency that works with emergency relief. You can send a check to Catholic Relief services. Habitat for Humanity . food. AmeriCares This nonprofit disaster relief organization delivers medicine. or call 1-800487-1158. bring donated items to the Food for the Poor headquarters office at 6401 Lyons Road.org or call 1-800-521-CARE. The money will go toward immediate needs. To donate to its Haiti relief efforts. hygiene kits.org. among other projects in countries around the world. P. specifically by empowering marginalized women and girls. go to directrelief. The money will go directly to relief efforts in Haiti. or go through Google Checkout. Money will go toward food. Write "Haiti earthquake" in memo area.O. You will receive a text message back with instructions on how to donate. go to crs. Food For the Poor The agency delivers food. Or call 1-800-Red-Cross.You also can text "Haiti" to 90999 to donate $10 to the International Response Fund. MD 21203-7090. supplies and equipment in Haiti. call 1-800-486-HELP or go to AmeriCares. Direct Relief International Direct Relief provides medical attention to those in need on an ongoing basis and in emergencies. water and sanitation. The charity will accept canned fish. Care This humanitarian organization's main focus is to fight global poverty. AIDS/HIV relief. FL 33073. To donate to the Haiti relief fund effort. microfinance. medical supplies and aid to people in crisis around the world. Monetary donations will go toward purchasing food and supplies as well as shipping costs. To donate. among other items. medical supplies and other goods that are donated to the poor. or call 1-877-HELP-CRS. water and sanitation. To donate. canned baby formula and bottled water. Baltimore.org or call 805-964-4767 and 800-676-1638. agriculture. To donate.org.org. Box 17090. canned meat. You also can text RELIEF to 30644. For those living in South Florida. bedding and basic cooking utensils. go to foodforthepoor. which includes water. canned milk. go to Care. Donations will go toward medicine and medical supplies and for expenses for providing that medical aid. shelter and emergency health response.

Please write "Haiti Earthquake" or "where most needed" on memo line of check. 4560 Alvarado Canyon Road. clothing. go to doctorswithoutborders. To donate. To donate. shelter. and to support volunteers heading to Haiti for relief efforts. or call 1-800-959-HEAL (4325) or send a check to Medical Teams International.org International Relief Teams The nonprofit organizes volunteer teams to provide medical and non-medical assistance to victims of disasters and poverty. To donate. Monetary donations will go to supporting the medical teams being sent to Haiti and to the cost of shipping the medical supplies donated by corporations.Habitat for Humanity provides affordable. The money will be used for medical supplies. Checks can be made out to International Relief Teams.org and clicking on the "Donate Now" button. medicine and other relief supplies. They also will go to transporting an additional 70 doctors and medical supplies to the island in an effort to set up makeshift emergency medical response centers. Money donated for Haiti relief efforts will go toward recovery and rebuilding. among other program services. To donate. CA 92120-4309. Love a Child The Christian-based humanitarian relief agency focuses on giving aid to children and their families in Haiti. safe shelter for low-income families and people in need. Box 10. Donations to its Haiti relief efforts will go toward repairing the obstetrics and trauma hospitals in Haiti that were damaged in the earthquake. Call 1-800-481-4462 or go to imcworldwide. Monetary donations will be used for food. Portland.org or call 1-800-Habitat. Mercy Corps . go to irteams. P. Monetary donations go toward purchasing medical supplies.O Box 30744 Tampa. or call 1-800-645-4868.org or call 1-888-392-0392. Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) The humanitarian organization delivers medical care to people caught in crisis. medicine and emergency kits and transporting these supplies.org or call 619-284-7979. go to loveachild. You can mail a check to P. Donate by going to medicalteams. Suite 2G. OR 97207.O. San Diego.com. FL 33630-3744. schools and medical needs. Medical Teams International The Christian global health organization sends volunteer medical teams and supplies to those in the midst of disaster or poverty. go to habitat. International Medical Corps This emergency response agency focuses on health in emergency situations.

Millwood. water purification supplies and food supplements.The organization provides humanitarian assistance and economic opportunities in the world's toughest places. sick and suffering.. water purification. Monetary donations will be used for shipments of medicine and medical supplies and for deployment of volunteer doctors and nurses to Haiti. go to MercyCorps.O. blankets. water and temporary shelter. conflict and instability. Project Hope Project Hope responds to crises with medical supplies and medical volunteers. Suite A. Donations will go toward purchasing relief items. go to Samaritanspurse. The Salvation Army . Money will go toward temporary shelter. To donate. or call 1-800-728-3843 or 203-221-4030.. VA 22646. food. or call 1-800-528-1980.org or call 1-800-678-7255. send donations to Samaritan's Purse. family kits (pots. Samaritan's Purse The nondenominational evangelical Christian organization works through local churches and partners on the ground. go to opusa. NC 28607-3000. To donate. child protection and education. Culver City. Save the Children The independent organization focuses on children in need in the U.org. and globally through programs for health and nutrition. Boone.org.S. To donate. medicine and medical teams. pans. or you can send a check. food preparation items) and tarps.org. which may include. To donate. To donate. To donate. Money will go toward medical care in Haiti and to send medical teams there. disease and poverty. Operation USA The international relief agency provides funding for reconstruction and development aid to communities that have experienced disasters. Box 3000. Project MediShare The agency's sole purpose is to improve the health and well-being of Haitian people. go to projecthope. go to savethechildren. FL 33138. such as hygiene kits. CA 90232.org. or mail a check to Operation USA. hygiene kits. 3617 Hayden Ave. and it is committed to long-term sustainable health care.org or mail a check to 255 Carter Hall Lane. For its Haiti relief efforts. the agency plans to use donations for health care materials. specifically those dealing with poverty. Miami. cash or inkind donation (including medicines and medical supplies) to Project MediShare. go to ProjectMediShare. P. To give by mail. The aid agency provides spiritual and physical aid to the poor. 8260 NE Second Ave. Money will go toward immediate humanitarian needs in Haiti.

World Food Programme The food assistance agency's main focus is to fight hunger worldwide. To donate. beginning with disaster response and ending when families can live sustainable lives. call 941-907-6036 or go to shelterboxusa. Shelterbox The nonprofit delivers boxes of supplies to families of up to 10 people.org. UNICEF uses the money for health care. water and supplies) and long-term development programs. WA 98133. World Water Relief The agency's main focus is bringing clean water to developing countries. food. . Suite 455 Atlanta. World Neighbors The agency trains and educates communities to solve hunger.org or 1-800-4-UNICEF.e. clean water.org. food. loans and home construction. To donate. OK. World Concern The organization lifts people out of poverty. which will determine the country's immediate needs. To donate. To donate money. blankets. 4127 NW 122nd St.org or mail checks to 8343 Roswell Road.The Salvation Army's mission is to provide food. nutrition. clothing and spiritual comfort during disasters. To donate to its relief effort. medicine and transportation. shelter." Money will go toward water supplies.. including water. Money will go directly to water filtration systems that will be installed in Haiti." Money will go to the Salvation Army in Haiti. The boxes contain a tent and essential equipment to use while individuals are displaced or homeless. Oklahoma City. distribution of food and long-term needs. North. poverty and disease.org or call 1-866-530-5433. shelter. Monetary donations will be used to support short-term needs (i. go to wfp. such as job training. To donate.S. education. 73120 and write "Haiti Fund" on memo line. go to worldwaterrelief. Make sure you designate the donation for "Haiti Earthquake.org or call 405-752-9700 or you can mail a check to World Neighbors. Please specify that the check is for "Haiti Disaster Response. go to salvationarmyusa. To donate. go to Worldconcern. Seattle. education and emergency relief. among other projects. You can also mail checks to 19303 Fremont Ave. Fund for UNICEF The national committee for UNICEF is responsible for the organization's fundraising.org or call 1800-SAL-ARMY. go to Unicefusa. go to wn. GA 30350-2810 or call 404-242-1601 or 214-500-9417. U. The organization is working to bring food to Haiti.

To donate to to its Haiti relief efforts.org or text YELE to 501501 to donate $5. health. Bush Presidential Center ‡ International Organization for Migration ‡ International Rescue Committee ‡ Map International ‡ Medical Teams International ‡ Mercy & Sharing ‡ Operation Blessing International ‡ Oxfam America ‡ Pan American Relief ‡ Partners in Health ‡ Salesian Missions ‡ United Nations Foundation ‡ United Way Worldwide ‡ UNICEF USA ‡ World Health Organization . creates projects to improve the quality of education. Other organizations seeking donations ‡ Adventist Development and Relief Agency ‡ CARE ‡ Compassion International ‡ Concern Worldwide ‡ Clinton Foundation ‡ Episcopal Relief & Development ‡ Evangelical Lutheran Church in America ‡ George W. go to yele. founded by Wyclef Jean.Yele Haiti This organization. environment and community development in Haiti.

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