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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Reach out to earthquake victims in Haiti

Following is a partial list, courtesy of MSNBC, of ways to help people in Haiti. For the complete listing, visit

For those interested in helping immediately, simply text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill. (More information at

American Red Cross, 800-733-2767

American Jewish World Service, 212-792-2900

AmeriCares, 800-486-4357

CARE, 800-521-2273

Catholic Relief Services, 800-736-3467

Doctors Without Borders, 888-392-0392

Friends of the World Food Program,

Haiti Children, 877-424-8454

Haiti Foundation Against Poverty

Haiti Marycare, 203-675-4770

Haitian Health Foundation, 860-886-4357

Hope for Haiti, 239-434-7183

International Medical Corps, 800-481-4462

International Rescue Committee, 877-733-8433

International Relief Teams, 619-284-7979

Lutheran World Relief, 800-597-5972

Mennonite Central Committee, 888-563-4676

Oxfam, 800-776-9326

Partners in Health, 617-432-5298

Rural Haiti Project, 347-405-5552

The Salvation Army, 800-725-2769

Save the Children, 800-728-3843

UNICEF, 800-367-5437


in the news

MLK Day celebrations planned
- The Blade
- Sentinel-Tribune

Student group that conducts missions to Haiti closely following earthquake news

- Sentinel-Tribune

Centennial service effort kicks off on MLK Day
- Sentinel-Tribune

Watch for geology professor Bob Vincent on Haiti
- tonight on WTOL and WTVG and in tomorrow's


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January 14, 2010