Contribute online to the Red Cross, or donate $10 to be charged to your cell phone bill by texting "HAITI" to "90999." Find more ways to help through the Center for International Disaster Information.
World Vision is already distributing first aid kits and other staples in Haiti.
Save the Children is focusing on children and families and taking truly grass roots actions like sending out motorbike teams to help people in the capital.
Care USA is distributing stocks of high-protein biscuits that it already had in warehouses in Haiti.
NC Attorney General Roy Cooper's Consumer Protection Division says it has not yet received complaints from North Carolina consumers about fraudulent fundraising efforts for Haiti relief. Cooper encouraged North Carolinians to give generously but to watch for charity scams. Consumers can report potential scams to the Attorney General's office by calling 1-877- 5-NO-SCAM or filing a complaint at www.ncdoj.gov.Families of Americans living in Haiti are still encouraged to contact the State Department at 888-407-4747. Families can also make contact through the www.familylinks.icrc.org website.
Local Organizations Help
Hearts with Haiti
26 Horne Street, Raleigh
Hearts and Hands for Haiti
2013 Midwood Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604
20% of proceeds from January 25th-30th donated to the American Red Cross
Located in Cary
The Haiti Connection
206 New Bern Place, Raleigh, NC 27601
Bonnie Elam (919) 786-4478
(919) 417-4644 (cell)
Haiti Outreach Ministries
Bill Glass (207) 388- 2263, firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Contact: Kathy Walmer, RN, MSN, CPNP
Family Health Ministries
2344 Operations Drive, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27705
cell phone? (919) 368-6591
Stop Hunger Now
2501 Clark Avenue, Suite 301, Raleigh, NC 27607-7213
(888) 501-8440 (919) 839-0689
Synergy Spa fundraiser January 31 from 5 to 8 p.m.
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