Release Date: 16 Jan 10
Category: General Announcement
Ang says "Let's help Haiti". She'll take care of the rest of site hosting for this month, and encourages HASA visitors to give to the charity/relief organization of their choice. Please click below for a list of links. Thank you!
Below is a list of links to sites where donations can be made. Some links go to pages the aggregate other links, while some go directly to organizations. There is also a link to a site where you can verify the reputation of these organizations.
Interaction.org - page of relief organizations. Many different organizations, some religious, some secular, with a lot of options. All are reputable.
Los Angeles Times page of organizations
Clinton Foundation Haiti page - has a list of organizations accepting donations. Bill is the UN special envoy for Haiti.
Global Giving - has some local Haitian organizations for those who don't want to give to the big anonymous organizations.
Doctors Without Borders - is reputable and already working in Haiti.
Partners in Health - same as DWB. Has been in Haiti 20 years.
ShelterBox - this organization packs and delivers boxes filled with essential relief gear.
Disasters Emergency Committee - brings together 13 major UK-based disaster relief agencies is running a big appeal for Haiti
Charity Navigator - site for checking out the reputability of an organization. Not just the Haitian relief effort.
Cash is needed most of all to purchase immediate supplies: food, water, portable shelter, medical supplies.