these will change us all…


The earthquake disaster in Haiti and the world’s efforts to help will change us all … PLEASE HELP anyway you can!  PRAYER helps greatly too!

Here is a list of organizations accepting donations:

• InterAction has a list of agencies responding and how to donate to them. Find it here

American Red Cross — Text “HAITI” to “90999″ to make a $10 donation. Phone Number: (800) REDCROSS (733-2767).

 • AmeriCares — AmeriCares gives disaster relief and humanitarian medical aid to people in crisis in the USA and around the world. Phone Number: (800) 486-4357

• Doctors Without Borders has set up teams in Haiti to treat the injured; They are accepting donations to help the effort.

Haitian League — Founded, in 2003, the nonprofit headed by Union Township-based Haitian native is also active in hurricane relief efforts.

Haiti Solidarity Network — A networking organization that brings together Haitians in New Jersey.

• To find out how to help the International Rescue Committee, visit or call toll free, 1-877-REFUGEE.

• To donate through Oxfam’s emergency appeal, visit

• UNICEF — UNICEF U.S. Fund, which helps children around the world, is accepting donations on their website.

Yele Haiti — The Haitian-born Wyclef Jean, who grew up near East Orange, called the earthquake a “natural disaster of unprecedented proportion,” His non-profit is donating $5 to the Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund to those who text “Yele” to 501501 (the charge appears on your cell phone bill).

Habitat for Humanity International is addressing shelter solutions for low-income families affected by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti. To lend support, donations are being accepted at

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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