Tsunami Relief Efforts- How Can You Help?

Mar 16, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the Japan tsunami.  Wondering how you can help?  See below for a list of ways you can donate. 

How can you help the tsunami and earthquake victims in Japan? 

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The American Red Crossis taking donations via text message. People can make a $10 donation by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Their donation will go to support relief efforts for the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific. Other donations can be done through the nonprofit’s website. 

The Salvation Army is also accepting donations through its website by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY and by text message. To make a $10 donation, text the words “Japan” or “Quake” to 80888. (Please ensure that you respond “YES” to the Thank You message you receive.),

AmeriCares, which provides disaster relief and humanitarian aid, is also accepting donations for the victims. Find out how to donate on the group’s website.

Save the Children has created an emergency fund to help support its responses to children in Japan. Donations are being accepted online. 

Globalgiving.org has created the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fundwhich will disburse funds to organizations providing relief and emergency services to the victims of the earthquake and the tsunami.

International Medical Corps, which provides health care training and relief, is putting together a team and supplies for the victims in Japan. The group is accepting donations online and via text message. To donate $10, text the word “med” to 80888.

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