Safe Ways to Donate to Haiti Earthquake Disaster Relief

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | January 14th, 2010 | 1 Comment
topic: Gaiam Happenings

Boys Digging In Collapsed Building in Haiti

As you will have already heard and seen across the news, a cataclysmic earthquake measuring 7.0 magnitude caused absolute devastation in Haiti on January 12, 2010.

Aerial view of Haiti earthquake disaster

Thousands of people still remain trapped under rubble and international aid workers are scrambling to provide medical care, food and water to tens of thousands of surviviors.

Earthquake survivor in Haiti

If you want to safely make a donation we have provided a list of reliable organizations below. Unfortunately, some see times of tragedy as an opportunity to take advantage of donors, and there are many scams out there already. Creating this list of sources is an effort to make sure your donation is not going into someone’s personal bank account!

AmeriCares

American Red Cross

CARE

Doctors Without Borders

Hope For Haiti

International Rescue Committee

Oxfam

MercyCorps

Partners In Health

Save The Children

Unicef

Gaiam is dedicated to contributing to disaster relief efforts in Haiti and will be collecting funds from any employee that wishes to make a donation. All funds collected from Gaiam employees will be matched by the company.

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Comments

  1. This is a horrible trajedy! i will do all i can for haiti and my heart goes out to them, i have already donated 1 million dollars to a cause to help haiti!

    Sally | February 4th, 2010 | Comment Permalink

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