Haiti support: Where and How to donate

Haiti earthquake disaster are devastating and inescapable.  In response to the crisis, it seems like the entire US has banded together to help with fundraisers and donations.  You may be thinking how can I help? Where or what can I donate?  Your options are all around you:

American Red Cross: Text “HAITI” to “90999 to make a $10 donation. Call 800-REDCROSS (733-2767) for information.

Help children affected by the earthquake by donating to UNICEF, http://www.unicefusa.org.

Donate to CARE, a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice, my.CARE.org/HaitiEarthquake  

Yele Haiti, a grass roots foundation founded by musician Wyclef Jean to bring awareness to Haiti through education, sports, arts and the environment is taking donations at http://www.yele.org/

While you're browsing new songs in iTunes, make a donation too. Here are more details.  

Wegmans stores will accept customer donations at checkout to through Saturday January 23rd. Donations will go to the American Red Cross. 

WAWA is collecting donations for the American Red Cross in all of their NJ stores through January 20th. 

Students at Gateway Regional School district in Woodbury Heights will be collecting spare change for the cause through Friday January 22nd. 

Millburn students will be collecting funds in the downtown on Saturday January 23rd and Sunday the 24th.

Morris County churches are holding food and water drives to aid in the relief.  St. Matthew of the Apostle in Randolph, Our Lady of the Mountain and Saint Mark The Evangelist, both in Long Valley, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Morristown, Saint Andrew Greek Orthodox Church in Randolph and St. Therese in Succasunna will be holding collections through January 31st  

Ganache Café in Hoboken (http://www.cafeganache.com/ )is working with the Haitian Evangelical Baptist Church in Jersey City to collect goods in their café.

On Saturday the 23rd, City Streets Café in East Windsor (http://www.citystreetscafe.com/) in conjunction with For This One, Much Ministries, and Mission Harvest America will be having a fundraiser and emergency supply drop-off at the restaurant starting at 1pm.  Contact 609-426-9400 for a list of items to donate.

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