Haiti : Charities for earthquake disaster releif in Haiti

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  1. Sekhemu

    Sekhemu Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Save the children: donate at Savethechildren.org

    UNICEF online at unicefusa.org/haitiquake. Or call 800 4UNICEF

    Red Cross online at redcross.org. 800 Red cross

    Direct relief international. Directrelief.org

    Mercy corp. Mercycorps.org
  2. blkbutterfly41

    blkbutterfly41 Banned MEMBER

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    Thanks for posting the information. I saw the pictures, it was heart wrenching to say the least. Our brothers and sisters over there been through sooooooooooooooooooo much.

    Communtiy efforts to raise enough money to send at one time is an suggestion. Car washes, bake sale, community garage sales, anything. Every little bit helps.

    Thanks again for the information.


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    Let's also get the word out via our blogs and our Facebook accounts...

    Good luck!

    Take care...


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    People can help the disaster relief effort by using their cell phone totext "Yele" to 501501, which will automatically donate $5 to the YeleHaiti Earthquake Fund. The $5 will be charged to your cell phone bill.Alternatively, you can visit www.Yele.org and click on Donate Now

    Also, the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund is a reputable organization.
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    Story continues below
    •Operation USA is appealing for donations of funds from the public and corporate donations in bulk of health care materials, water purification supplies and food supplements which it will ship to the region from its base in the Port of Los Angeles. Donate online at www.opusa.org, by phone at 1-800-678-7255 or, by check made out to Operation USA, 3617 Hayden Ave, Suite A, Culver City, CA 90232.

    •Save The Children has launched an emergency relief effort for Haiti. Donate to their fund to provide medical attention and clean water to children and families.

    •International Medical Corps is assembling a team of first responders and resources to provide lifesaving medical care and other emergency services to survivors of the earthquake. The IMC previously helped recovery efforts after September 2009's earthquake in Sumatra, Indonesia, and the massive 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. Donate to the International Medical Corps through their 24-hour hotline at 800-481-4462

    •Ben Stiller's Stillerstrong campaign will be temporarily diverting all donations to support the Haiti relief effort.

    •Partners In Health reports its Port-au-Prince clinical director , Louise Ivers, has appealed for assistance: "Port-au-Prince is devastated, lot of deaths. SOS. SOS... Temporary field hospital by us at UNDP needs supplies, pain meds, bandages. Please help us." Donate to their Haiti earthquake fund.

    •As a UN Special Envoy to Haiti, Bill Clinton appeared on CNN on Wednesday to ask for further assistance in bringing relief to populations on the ground. You can donate through the Clinton Foundation or text HAITI to 20222 to donate $10.

    •Mercy Corps is sending a team of emergency responders to assess damage, and seek to fulfill immediate needs of quake survivors. The agency aided families after earthquakes in Peru in 2007, China and Pakistan in 2008, and Indonesia last year. Donate online, call 1-888-256-1900 or send checks to Mercy Corps Haiti Earthquake Fund; Dept NR; PO Box 2669; Portland, OR 97208.

    •Doctors Without Borders is on the ground and has set up clinics to treat injured in Haiti. Donate any amount so they can keep their efforts going.

    •Direct Relief is committing up to $1 million in aid for the response and is coordinating with its other in-country partners and colleague organizations. Their partners in Haiti include Partners in Health, St. Damien Children's Hospital, and the Visitation Hospital, which are particularly active in emergency response. Donate to Direct Relief online.

    •Oxfam is rushing in teams from around the region to respond to the situation to provide clean water, shelter, sanitation and help people recover. Donate to Oxfam America online.

    •The UN World Food Programme is gathering all available resources to deliver food to the recently homeless and impoverished in Haiti. Donate now to help bring food to those affected as quickly and efficiently as possible.

    •The Baptist Haiti Mission is operating an 82-bed hospital that is "overflowing with injured." Donate online to BHM and 100% of your donation will go to the relief effort.

    •International Medical Corps is assembling a team of first responders and resources to provide lifesaving medical care and other emergency services to survivors of the earthquake. Donate online.

    •Following the earthquake, Catholic Relief Services made an immediate commitment of $5 million for emergency supplies. They are distributing food and relief supplies, and importing plastic sheeting, mosquito nets and water purification tablets from the Domincan Republic. Donate to Catholic Relief Services to assist in these efforts.

    •Give to the American Jewish World Service's Earthquake Relief Fund.

    •CARE is deploying emergency team members to Port-au-Prince today to assist in recovery efforts. They're focusing their efforts on rescuing children who may still be trapped in schools that collapsed. Donate to CARE.

    •Orphans International America reports that they have been able to make contact with their program director in the town of Jacmel, a city about 20 miles southwest of Port-au-Prince that houses OI's hospitals and schools. Orphans International America is attempting to gather food, clean water and emergency medical supplies to Jacmel. You can contribute to them through PayPal.

    •The International Rescue Committee is deploying an emergency response team to Haiti to deliver urgent assistance to earthquake survivors and to help overwhelmed local aid groups struggling to meet the immense emergency needs. They will focus on critical medical, water and sanitation assistance. Donate to the IRC Haiti Crisis Fund.

    •NetHope is coordinating its response with its NGO member agencies and with the UN's Emergency Telecom Cluster to establish connectivity in Haiti. Seventeen of NetHope's members are already providing aid and deploying resources on the ground. Donate online.

    •The Haitian Health Foundation is still assessing the situation of their full-time facilities and staff in Haiti. They regularly provide health care, development and relief to rural mountain villages in Haiti. Donate to the Haitian Health Foundation.

    •World Vision has more 370 staff in the country. Staff members from less-affected regions of Haiti are mobilizing, and World Vision's global experts are expected to arrive in the disaster zone as soon as possible. Donate to World Vision.

    •The Jewish Federations of North America is partnering with the American Jewish Joint Distribution committee and have created a dedicated Haiti Relief page for online donations.

    •United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is the UN's humanitarian fund responding to emergencies like the earthquake in Haiti. Donate online.

    •Friends of the Orphans will use donations to meet the needs of first responders such as first aid supplies, shipping of necessary materials to assist in efforts, and treating the injured. Those interested in helping the relief effort can visit www.friendsoftheorphans.org, or call 888-201-8880 to make a donation.

    •World Concern's staff is almost entirely composed of Haitian nationals and will be tapping into private as well as U.S. government supplies to help in the relief effort it hopes will soon be supplemented by cargo ships. Donate to World Concern.

    •Merlin USA is sending an emergency response team out to the region and have subsequently launched an emergency appeal to bring urgent medical aid and assistance to those affected. Donate to Merlin USA.

    HuffPost Impact is following relief organizations in Haiti and will be updating with their latest messages from the ground.
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  9. LindaChavis

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    Here are some more in

    addition to the ones posted:
    ----- Forwarded Message ----
    From: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
    Sent: Wed, January 13, 2010 9:30:03 PM
    Subject: Our People In Haiti Need Our Help!


    I have received many calls and email asking what The Afrikan Village is going to do to assist our brothers and sisters in Haiti.

    To get to the point, I am asking all persons who are friends and/or supporters of The Afrikan Village, who wish to make a donation to assist in this emergency, please make your contributions to Wyclef Jeans's organization at www.yele.org. Instructions are there on his site for making a donation to help.

    We don't have time to collect funds (as an organization), wait for checks to clear, document all donations, then forward it to Wyclef. He has already set up the structure for that for the fastest way to get the funds to him to help is people there in Haiti. Besides, of ALL of the many "organizations" that are collecting monies to aid Haiti, Wyclef is the one that I trust above all the others. By the time these other "organizations" deduct the costs of the involvement in this process (payroll and other miscellaneous expenses), the "proceeds" (whatever monies are left over) will then go to our people in Haiti. And, the process might take 4 to 6 months to get it to them.

    So, I recommend that you do as I have done, and make your donation directly to our brother Wyclef Jean's organization. Wyclef is a native of Haiti, and the love that he has for his people and family there is what makes me know that the right thing is going to be done with our donations. So, please go directly to his site and donate to this cause.

    Just click the following link to go to his site and make your donation: www.yele.org

    Our prayers are with our people in Haiti and their loved ones.

    Dr. Hagins


    ----- Forwarded Message ----
    From: Step Inc <[email protected]>
    Sent: Thu, January 14, 2010 2:23:06 AM

    Peace Family

    As members of the Global Afrikan community we are saddened by the devastation and enormous loss of human life experienced in the country of Haiti, this by the recent earthquake and its aftermath.

    As so many others we have been flooded with phone calls and emails in the out pouring of love and concern for our brothers and sisters of this small Caribbean nation, regarding offering assistance when, where and how possible.

    It is come to our attention that there are many budding efforts around the country and around the world being formulated to assist. For those in the network who would like to help financially or otherwise here are some contacts that may assist us in that aim. Do what you can...........But do something.

    We would also like to suggest to all educators within the reach of this communication, to use this terrible tragedy as an educational tool in your classrooms and in the schools . This is in fact an opportune time to teach our children, our people, the truth about Haiti, The history of this proud Caribbean nation, and why it is in fact so vulnerable to natural as well as manmade catastrophe.

    May we offer a silent prayer for all who lost their lives and those who lost their loved ones in the devastation………..and then get busy..

    Please pass on.....

    The Brothers of S.T.E.P.

    [email protected]





    Devastating Earthquake!

    Friday, January 15, 2010 at 6:30 PM

    Sistas' Place

    456 Nostrand Avenue

    Brooklyn, NY

    For Information call December 12th Movement

    (718) 398-1766

    That's our blood down there! Pan African Unity Now!

    Immediate Action Is Necessary -

    Pass The Word - All Out For The People Of Haiti Now!


    Roseville Ave SNCC

    Sending Medical Supplies

    Please assist in passing the word out



    earthquake fund
    Wyclef Jeans's organization at www.yele.org

    LIB Haiti Relief Fund,

    from which your contributions will go to one or more of our three direct aid contacts with the island nation. We have been supporting two of these three points of contact for over 4 years. Donate by going to the front page of

    www.LIBRadio.com or www.LivingInBlack.com.


    The following represents Haitian Organizations in and around the area that can be contacted regarding food/clothing and other item donations and for further updates at the grass roots level. Remember to contact selected groups first to assure that they are receiving items and of what type.



    Haitian Centers Council, Inc
    Haitian Coalition on Aids
    50 Court Street -Suite 1010
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Tel: (718) 855-0972
    Fax: (718) 852-5377
    Haitian American United for Progress
    221-05 Linden Blvd.
    Cambria Heights, NY 11411
    Tel: (718) 527-3776
    Fax: (718) 176-5481

    Haitian community Center or Stamford (HCCS)
    570 Atlantic street
    Stamford, CT 06901
    Tel: (203) 977-4751
    Fax: (203) 359-4242
    Flatbush Haitian Centers (FHC)
    221 Church Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Tel: (718) 693-5700
    Fax: (718) 693-5334

    Haitian American Cultural and Social Organization (HASCO)
    280A North Main Street
    Spring Valley, NY 10977
    Tel: (914) 352-8096
    Fax: (914) 352-8166
    Bedford Haitian Community Center (BHCC)
    1534 Bedford Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
    Tel: (718) 756-0600
    Fax: (718) 351-8166

    Chay Pa Lou Community Center
    314 Maple Street
    Brooklyn NY, 11225
    Tel: (718) 756-1591
    Fax: (118) 756-1591
    Haitian Women's Program
    464-66 Bergen Street
    Brooklyn, NY 10017
    Tel: (718) 953-4100
    FAX: (718) 399-0360

    Haitian Woman for Haitian Refugees
    314 Maple Street, Room 28
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    Tel: (718) 735-4660
    Fax: (718) 735-4664
    National Coalition for Haitian Rights
    275 7th Avenue
    New York, NY 10001
    Tel: (212) 337-0005
    Fax: (212) 337-0028

    Haitian-American Association for Political Action
    Email: [email protected]
    Fax: (718) 604-1390
    1218 Flatbush Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Tel: (718) 284-0889

    Haitian Community Service
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    Tel: (718) 953-4100
    Fax: (718) 735-4664
    Haitian Apostolate Center
    455 East 291h Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Tel: (718) 856-3323
    Fax: (718) 462-775

    Evangelical Crusade
    1488 New York Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Tel: (718) 434-7250
    Fax: (718)434-7250
    Haitian Community Center of Philadelphia
    400 No. 63rd Street Room A
    Philadelphia, 19151
    Tel: (215) 476-2859
    Fax: (215) 476-1115

    Association for the Integrated Development of the North of Haiti (AIDNOH Inc.)
    1208 E 49th St.
    Brooklyn, NY 11234
    Tel: (718)253-2349
    Fax: (718)951-1593
    Jean H Charles, Director
    [email protected]

    914 Area Code


    Mr. Jaques Desarmes
    286 - A No Main St.
    Spring Valley, NY
    General support Immigration

    Konbit Neg Lakay
    25 No Madison Ave.
    Spring Valley, NY
    ESL Literacy immigration

    Haitian American Community Services
    512 No. Clinton Ave.
    Trenton, NJ 08609
    Tel: 890-7094
    Fax: 392-7577

    Haitian American Association of Mercer County
    [email protected]
    Tel: 609-394-1088
    Patriotic Celebration Conference

    Haitian family Mentor at CTE
    Maude Mexil
    34 Woodland Blvd.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    Tel: 903-327-3266
    Fax: 203-352-4857
    Health training, HIV prevention

    Haitian Community Center of Camden
    Marc Romain / Pierre Joseph
    1043 N 33rd Street #4
    Camden, NJ 08105
    Tel: 856-966-8316
    General Support

    Haitian Women association of Community Church
    Magalie Milford
    628 Main Street
    Stamford, CT 06902
    Counseling Health

    Haitian Community Center of Philadelphia
    1300 Spruce St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Tel: 215-732-3242
    Fax: 215-735-9718
    Literacy, Immigration Assistance, General information

    Haitian Community Center of Stamford
    Mr. Emilio Revolus
    Phoebe Rene
    570 Atlantic Ave.
    Stamford, Connecticut
    Fax: 203-324-8982
    Immigration ESL, after school

    Haitian center for concilliation and democratic Education Inc.
    Fritz Simon,
    Directeur Exec.
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413

    718 Area Code

    Haitian women for haitian refugees
    314 Maple Street
    Room 28
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    Tel: 718-735-4660
    Fax: 718-735-4664

    Haitian Community Service BHRAGS
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    Tel: 718-953-4100

    Evangelical Crusade
    1488 New York Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Tel: 718-434-7250
    Fax: 718-434-7250
    Church Counseling
    Radio Station

    Haitian American Cultural and Educational Foundation (HACEF)
    208-11 Jamaica Ave.
    Jamaica, NY 11428
    Tel: 718-426-7038
    Fax: 718-479-8426

    Center for Science and Technology
    1657 Belford Ave.
    NY 11225
    Tel: 718-773-5206
    Fax: 718-733-5243

    Haitian Apostle Center
    455 East 29th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Tel: 718-856-3323
    Fax: 718-462-7753
    Eglise Staint Jerome

    Haitian Empowerment Center
    Lahing Nereus
    P.O. Box 10029
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Tel: 917-379-1812
    Education and development after school

    Association of Haitian social workers
    129-04 Hook Creek Blvd.
    Rosedale, NY
    C/o Irnel Stephen
    Tel: 718-525-8212

    Association Philantropique Aculoise
    C/o M. Jean Deve Pierre
    143-55 228th Street
    Rosedale, NY 11413
    Tel: 718-525-4962

    Organisation Communautaire des Raphaelois D'Outre-Mer
    C/o Henriot Marcelin
    94-74 219th Street
    Queens Village, NY 11428
    Tel: 718-468-3168

    Unite de Recherches et d'encadrement pour la Promotion de Grand Bassin
    C/o Renald Delices
    898 Nostrand Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 1125
    Tel: 718-756-6539

    Adresse des associations-membres de la Fédération

    Département de l'Artibonite

    Alliance Gonaivienne
    P.O. Box 772
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    Mme Edith Kénol
    Tel: (718) 768-9850 ou 486-4231
    Association Des Rivartibonitiens à l'Etranger
    C% Athanase Chavannes
    2220 West 11th Street # 2G
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
    Tel: (718) 449-4538

    Association Communautaire Des Verrettiens à New York
    2110 Westbury Court #P3
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    CAODEHF INC. (Haute Feuille)
    227 N. Oraton Parkway #304
    East Orange, NJ 07017
    Tel: (973) 673-1787

    Konbit Gonayivyen
    C% Mme Marie N. Ledain
    148-85 Brookville Boulevard
    Rosedale, NY 11422
    Tel: (718) 949-1237
    Solidarité Gros-Mornaise Inc.
    2 Crestmont Road
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    Tel: (,973) 736-9384
    Jean Urbain Jeannot: (718) 479-8378

    Union Des Saint-Marcois à l'Etranger
    P.O. Box 2116 Cathedral Station
    New York, NY 10025
    Ernst Benoît: (212) 865-7545

    Département au Centre

    Organization For The Development of Lascahobas, Inc.
    P.O. Box 476 Bowling Green Station
    New York, NY 10274-0476
    Marie Carolle Tertulien: (718) 377-3289
    Le Comité De Développement De Cerca-La-Source
    667 Ocean Avenue # lC
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    Habacuc M. Moncher: (718) 771-7493 ou 771-4568

    Département de la Grande-Anse

    Association Solidarité Chambellanaise
    5114 Avenue L
    Brooklyn, NY 11234
    Mme Mireille Saint Fleur: (718) 968-9178
    Comité De Développement Pour la 6ème Section Communale de l'Anse-à-Veau (CODESCA)
    435 Prospect Place Brooklyn, NY 11238
    M. Jean-Claude Mathurin: (718) 622-5189
    Alex Mathurin: (718) 531-8530

    Comité Solidarité Anse-à-Velaise Inc.
    1738 Flatbush Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Comité De Support Pour La Commune de Miragoâne
    P.O. Box 138
    New York, NY 10018
    Mme Monique Roc Blanchard : (718) 493-7447

    Comité De Support Pour Pestel
    P.O. Box 138
    Coram, NY 11727

    Département du Nord

    Association Philanthropique Aculoise
    C/o M. Jean Deve Pierre
    143-55 258th Street
    Rosedale, NY 11413
    Tel: (718) 525-4962
    Organisation Communautaire Des Raphaelois D'Outre-Mer
    C/o Henriot Marcelin
    94-74 219th Street
    Queens Village, NY 11428
    Tel: (718) 466-3167

    Département du Nord-Est

    Unité De Recherches Et D’Encadrement Pour La Promotion De Grand Bassin
    C% Rénald Délices
    898 Nostrand Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    Tel: (716} 756-6539
    C/o Jude Larivière
    51-42 30th Avenue # 2J
    Woodside, NY 11377
    Tel: (718) 204-7952

    Département du Nord-Ouest

    Association De Bombardopolis
    C/o Izarac Saintilaire
    1169 East 80th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11236
    Tel: (718) 763-2672
    Association Des Fils, Filles Et Amis du Nord-Ouest
    C/o Mme Marie J. Bernard
    241-01 148th Drive
    Roseda1e, NY 11422
    Tel: (716) 712-2429

    MOTION Mole-St-Nicolas In Action
    C/o M. Joseph Rock Roche
    170-11 143rd Road
    Jamaica, NY 11434

    Département de l’Ouest

    ***. Pour L’Avancement de la Comm. de la Croix-des-Bouquets
    C/o M. Guy César
    628 Friel Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    Tel: (718) 633-4924
    Comité Pour L’Avancement de Gressier
    C/o Aleixandre Douarin
    628 East 17th Street # N44
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Tel: (718) 258-2506

    Organization For The Advancement Of The Island Of La Gonave
    8925 Flatlands Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11236
    Tel: (718) 272-8913

    Département du Sud

    Alliance Roche-à-Batelaise à l'Etranger Inc.
    C/o M. Judex Pampan
    130-65 228th Street
    Laurelton, NY 11413
    Tel: (718) 723-8926
    Alliance Saint. Jeannaise Inc.
    1391 Flatbush Ayenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Dominique Ledan: (718) 284-3446

    Association Portsalutienne Inc.
    1116 Flatbush Avenue Suite 183
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Octave Vanté Jr. : (718) 462-4861
    Comité De Développement Des Coteaux
    25 Parade Place # 4E
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Tel: (718) 282-2822 ou 629-2609

    C/o Claude Ledan
    13 Martin Street
    Maesapequa, NY 11756
    Tel: (516) 797-1979

    Département du Sud-Est

    Association Des Amis de Belle-Anse (ASSAB)
    C/o Jean-Claude Cajou
    446 East 4th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    Tel: (716) 853-2402
    Association Des Fils Et Des Amis de Lavoute (AFAL)
    C/o Dr. Yyes Dérisier
    2416 Newkirk Avenue Suite 1F
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Tel: (718) 462-7248

    Fraternité Valléenne Inc.
    C/o Joseph Lauture
    217-14 Francis Lewis Boulevard
    Cambria Hts., NY 11411-1918
    Tel: (718) 528-2046
    Société Des Fils De Baguette (SOFBA)
    P.o. Box 220-195
    Rosedale, NY 11422

    C/o Mme Françoise Pierre
    1538 New York Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Tel: (718) 859-1674
    MODELAJ, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1912
    So. Hackensack, NJ 07606

    Solidarité Jacmélienne Inc.
    P.O. Box 753074
    Bronx, NY 10475-0762
    Frantz Cadet: (718) 271-6886

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