Local agencies seek support to help Haiti
January 14, 2010
NEW — 10:53 a.m. Jan. 14, 2010
Issaquah residents can support aid efforts following the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti by sending monetary donations to local agencies. Helping the victims is only a text message away.
People can donate $10 to the American Red Cross by texting “Haiti” to 90999. The amount will be added to the sender’s next phone bill.
Northwest agencies that are helping with the disaster include:
American Red Cross Serving King and Kitsap Counties, 206-323-2345
Mercy Corps, Portland, 800-852-2100 or click here
Northwest Medical Teams, Portland, 800-959-4325 or click here
World Concern, Seattle, 800-755-5022 or click here
World Vision, Federal Way, 888-511-6548 or click here
American Red Cross, 800-733-2767 or click here
UNICEF: Donate to the ongoing emergency relief efforts in Haiti and the Caribbean region here or call 1-800-4UNICEF toll free.
Wyclef Jean’s Haitian Yele charity: Donate $5 by texting 501501. The money will be added to your next phone bill.
International Rescue Committee: Go here or call 1-877-REFUGEE toll free.
Donate online at Oxfam.