Our hearts go out to the victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Here are some ways that you can help the people there from USA Today:

Disaster relief and non-governmental organizations:

  • Action Against Hunger has mobilized an emergency response and has teams already on the ground, assessing and responding to needs;
  • You can make a donation through the American Red Cross’ International Response Fund, and it will be allocated specifically for Haiti relief efforts;
  • Doctors Without Borders needs donations to provide crucial medical treatment and supplies;
  • Habitat for Humanity has been working in Haiti for 26 years, and will be sending a team to assess the impact on affordable housing after the earthquake. To make a donation, go here;
  • Mercy Corps has a way for you to donate your money straight to their efforts in Haiti, and Unicef also has a donation site set up;
  • Operation Blessing International also has disaster relief teams on the way. A donation of $50 or more will bring emergency food, water, medicine and more to the quake victims;
  • Project HOPE, which provide medical supplies and health care services to those in need, is seeking donations for their aid efforts in Haiti;
  • Quisqueya International Organization Freedom & Development, founded by a former Peace Corps volunteer, is on-the-ground, assisting with relief efforts;
  • The Salvation Army is also sending personnel and supplies to assist in the relief effort, and is in need of donations;
  • The United Nations World Food Program has teams “already on the scene, mobilizing emergency food assistance to families.” To support these efforts, you can make an emergency donation here;
  • The United Way is accepting online donations to their United Way Worldwide Disaster Fund, which will directly benefit their relief efforts in Haiti;
  • Yele, an organization set up by musician Wyclef Jean, a native Haitian, is an additional option.
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