Friday, January 15, 2010

Options for donating to the Haiti Quake relief effort

Calgarians looking to make a donation to assist in the relief effort in Haiti in the wake of Tuesday’s earthquake have a number of options both locally and nationally.

The below charitable organizations are listed in alphabetical order and may not be a complete list of organizations completing relief work in Haiti.

Cell Phone Donations
On TELUS & Bell networks text HAITI to 45678 and $5 will be donated to the Salvation Army’s Haiti fundraising efforts. Alternatively you can text HAITI to 30333 to make a $5 donation to Plan Canada’s Haitian relief efforts.

Rogers Wireless and Fido customers can text HELP to 1291 to see $5 donated to Partners in Health: Haiti and other Haitian relief organizations. Rogers says that 100% of donations will be donated to relief efforts.

Canadian Red Cross
Donations can be made online or by calling 1-800-291-8979

Doctors without Borders
Donations can be made online.

The Humanitarian Coalition
The Humanitarian Coalition is a network of Canadian non-governmental organizations and currently has 4 members: Care Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Qu├ębec and Save the Children Canada. Donations can be made online or by calling 1-800-464-9154.

Plan Canada
Donations can be made online or by calling 1-800-387-1418.

Salvation Army
Donations can be made online or by calling 1-800-725-2769

Samaritan's Purse
Donations can be made online or by calling 403-250-6565

SOS Children’s Villages
Donations can be made online or by calling 1-800-767-5111

Unicef Canada
Donations can be made online or by calling 1-800-567-4483.

United Nations World Food Programme
Donations can be made online

World Vision Canada
Donations can be made online or by calling 1-866-595-5550

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