The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions


HeraldNet Headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.
Published: Sunday, January 17, 2010, 12:01 a.m.

Donate to Haitian relief

Here is how people can donate to agencies that will provide relief for people in Haiti. An earthquake devastated the capital on Tuesday, killing tens of thousands in one of the most impoverished nations in the Western Hemisphere.
To Donate
Many organizations are raising money to help in Haiti.
The American Red Cross. Mobile phone users can text “Haiti” to 90999 to make a $10 donation or call the local chapter at 425-252-4103.
ShelterBoxUSA, the U.S. arm of an international disaster response charity founded by a Rotary Club in the United Kingdom, is gearing up to send aid to the thousands left homeless by the quake.
Donate at www.shelter Each box costs $1,000 and contains a tent, cook stoves, water purification supplies, blankets and sleeping bags, enough to shelter a family of 10.
UNICEF, the United Nations children’s fund, has worked in Haiti since 1949. Go to
Action Against Hunger has been in Haiti since 1985. Go to www.action against
Mercy Corps, based in Portland, Ore., is deploying a team to Haiti. Go to
Doctors Without Borders. Donations go to support public health efforts. Go to
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is collecting donations and offers prayer information. Go to
To find someone
The International Committee of the Red Cross has established a family linking Web site, allowing people in Haiti and abroad to search for and register the names of relatives missing since the earthquake. Go to
If you’re trying to contact a U.S. citizen in Haiti, contact the U.S. State Department at 888-407-4747.

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.


HeraldNet highlights

A future recreation station
A future recreation station: Skate park, playgrounds coming to Cavelero Hill
Gas tax can't keep pace
Gas tax can't keep pace: Why revenues aren't keeping up with state's needs
Joining the Wolf Pack
Joining the Wolf Pack: Glacier Peak kicker Pettit to go to Nevada as a preferred walk-on
All about action
All about action: Everett Eagles rugby 'like football that doesn't stop'