Haiti Earthquake Six Months Later: Where and How to Donate

Catholic Relief Services

Catholic Relief Services has fed 900,000 people since the earthquake struck Haiti. They initially made a $5 million commitment for emergency supplies to send water purification tablets, plastic sheeting, hygiene kits and mosquito nets to Haiti.

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Click here to find out how to help Catholic Relief Services.

Click here for information on safely making charitable donations during a crisis.

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Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps' teams work in 28 tent camps and have provided water, hygiene and sanitation services to 22,000 people. They've donated 315 tons of food and provided 882,500 gallons of clean water.

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Click here to find out more or donate online.

Those who wish to donate by phone can call (888) 256-1900.

Or donate by mail by sending a check to the follow address:
Mercy Corps
Dept W
P.O. Box 2669
Portland, Ore. 97208-2669

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In the six months since the earthquake struck, UNICEF has deployed experienced staff to Haiti from around the globe. They continue working with partners with the goal of reaching every quake-affected child and family in need. They have focused on integrating children into the reconstruction efforts and helping HIV positive mothers and their children.

UNICEF invited people to give by mail by printing out a form on its Web site, which is available by clicking here.

People interested in donating can also call (800) For Kids or (800) 367-5437.

Click here for more information from the UNICEF Web site or donate online.

Food for the Hungry

Food for the Hungry has staff located near the earthquake and in neighboring Dominican Republic, according to the organization's Web site.

The site calls on visitors to donate to "help us respond now."

Click here to learn more and find out how to donate online.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is mobilizing resources and personnel to assist with the international relief effort in Haiti, the group said in a statement today.

The group has been working in Haiti since 1950. It operates schools, clinics, a hospital, feeding programs, children's homes and church-related activities in Port-au-Prince.

Click here to visit the Salvation Army Web site to learn more and donate.

How to Help Haiti Quake Victims

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres

In the months following the earthquake, MSF teams treated more than 173,000 people. They performed more than 11,000 surgical procedures. As of May 31, Doctors Without Borders had received $122 million dollars in donations.

Click here to learn more about the Doctors Without Borders relief effort in Haiti and how you can help.

Partners in Health

Partners in Health is an aid organization that has a team in Haiti and aims to provide "a preferential option for the poor in health care," according to its Web site. The organization has been working on the ground in Haiti for more than 20 years.

Click here to learn more about Partners in Health and get information about donating online.

World Food Programme

According to the World Food Programme's Web site: WFP has reached more than 4.5 million people since the earthquake struck.

They have implemented a Cash for Food Work program that includes 30,000 Haitian workers who receive cash and food for their help in rebuilding damaged areas. By the end of the year, they hope to have 140,000 people enrolled in the program.

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