Friday, January 15, 2010

Help For Haiti - reputable links copied directly from our local news station

The following is a list of reputable aid organizations currently seeking cash donations for relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Donations can be made at the web pages or by calling the appropriate phone numbers.
OneXOne (Rogers/Fido customers)
Text “HELP” or “Donate” to 1291. Reply to confirmation request with 'yes.'  You will receive a thank you message that confirms the donation and $5 will be added to your next Wireless invoice.

Rogers will forward 100 per cent of the SMS revenues to OneXOne. In addition, Rogers Communications and the Rogers family will donate $250,000 in funds and goods to Partners In Health: Haiti and other relief organizations in the country.
Canadian Red Cross
Toll free: 1-800-418-1111
cbm Canada
Toll-free: 1-800-567-2264
Humanitarian Coalition (CARE Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Quebec, Save the Children Canada)
Jericho Place (Pam Seatle's story, January 14)
Plan Canada
Salvation Army
Rogers Wireless and Bell Mobility customers can make
$5 donations by texting "HAITI" to 45678.
Donations can be mailed to Army Territorial Headquarters, Canada and Bermuda, 2 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M4H 1P4.
Donations can also be dropped off at local Salvation Army units. Specify "Haiti Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund"
Unicef Canada
United Jewish Appeal of Greater Toronto
World Vision Canada
Toll-free: 1-800-268-5528

Calls for donations are also prevalent on social networking sites Twitter and Facebook.
To avoid scams and ensure your donations are of maximum value, visit the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade website.
Call Foreign Affairs:1-800-387-3124


  1. Hello,

    Thank you for mentioning the Haiti relief efforts particularly the joint efforts of the Humanitarian Coalition.

    Save the Children Canada

  2. Your welcome! It is terrible and tragic and if I can help in any small way if even to spread the word of ways to help, I will be there.