Thursday, January 14, 2010

UPDATE: Relief for Haiti earthquake victims

(Photo: Matt Marek/American Red Cross) 
See today's report: Jewish Groups Mobilizing Aid for Haiti Quake from the JTA.
  • Cash donations avoid the complicated, costly, and time-consuming process of collecting, sorting, packing, transporting, unloading, resorting, storing, repackaging, and distributing donated goods and cash donations also help get the local economy back on its feet. According to NYC OEM, New York City government operations will not be able to support efforts to gather and distribute donated goods.
  • Learn about new IRS regulations about Haiti-related donations here.
  • Beware of fraud. Some fraudsters have already come forward to take advantage of people's generosity, see the FBI alert here.
  • Credible responding agencies. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security donors to visit to obtain a list of credible responding agencies for international emergencies and to get valuable information on making informed decisions when supporting charities
Click on the following links to find out more and to donate to these worthy causes:

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