Haiti Earthquake: How You Can Help the Victims

Hope for Haiti

It has eight staffers in country and serves about 500,000 Haitians a year -- children and adults -- through education, nutrition and medicine. The staff is traveling to Port-au-Prince with two doctors, support staff and 1,000 emergency relief buckets that contain items such as chlorine tablets and fortified food.

Click here to find out how to help Hope for Haiti.

Food for the Poor

Food for the Poor has been working in Haiti since 1996, according to its Web site.

The organization said in a statement that it is accepting "cash donations, canned meats, fish, condensed, evaporated and powdered milk and water. The agency is immediately sending 400 containers of rice, beans, water, blankets, lumber and repairing zinc. We cannot accept clothing at this time."

Click here to donate or to learn more about Food for the Poor.

Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide is an international relief and development agency which has been working in Haiti since 1994. The group is appealing for additional funds to support their search and rescue efforts and relief work on the ground in the capital Port-au-Prince, the town of Saut d'Eau and on the island of La Gonâve.

CLICK HERE to donate to the appeal.

IMA World Health

IMA World Health is a faith-based nonprofit organization providing health care services and supplies to vulnerable people. Based in New Windsor, Md., the organization was founded with the goal of promoting self-reliance and sustainability for the communities in which they work. IMA established an office in Port Au Prince, Haiti, in 2000, employing five Haitians full time. In the aftermath of the earthquake, the organization is focusing on providing medicine and medical supplies. In 2009, Forbes magazine listed IMA among their top 20 most efficient charity organizations.

CLICK HERE to donate or to learn more about IMA World Health.

ABC News' Daniel Arnall contributed to this report.

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