UPDATE: SavetheChildren.org accepts Paypal, Google Checkout and Amazon on behalf of the Haiti children. This makes donating much easier for you. : )
SavetheChildren.org has an extremely high rating with Charity Navigator. 92% goes directly to the children, only 8% for administration. Most of the other charities have higher administration and salary percentage costs.
INTERNATIONAL Person Finder – Haiti Earthquake – The following box provides search and notification links for people looking for and trying to find people in the Haiti Earthquake regions. Below the box are direct links to the most highly recommended legitimate charity links.
For US Citizens – Finding People and Notifying Status
State Dept. Email Haiti-Earthquake@State.Gov
U.S. or Canada, 888-407-4747.
Outside U.S. and Canada, 202-501-4444.
US Embassy’s Consular Task Force 509-2229-8942, 509-2229-8089, 509-2229-8322, or 509-2229-8672.
- Text "HAITI" to "90999" $10 donated to Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to cell bill.
- Text "HAITI" to 20222 $10 donated to Clinton Foundation’s Haiti Relief Fund, charged to cell bill.
- Canadians: Text "HAITI" to 20222 $5 donated through Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative – 100% directed to Haiti relief
LEGITIMATE CHARITIES – HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF
Top Rated Best Use of Donations – Checked through Charity Navigator & Other Monitoring Services
- American Red Cross International Response Fund
- The International Rescue Group
- International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
- Mercy Corps Haiti Earthquake Fund
- Partners in Health
- UN World Food Programme
ADDITIONAL HIGHLY RATED LEGITIMATE CHARITIES
- Message Board For Family, Friends Of Missing Persons In Haiti
- Action Against Hunger
- Beyond Borders
- International Medical Corps
- Oxfam International
- Samaritan’s Purse International Relief
Best way to help is with donations. Clothes and other items are extremely expensive and difficult to sort and ship over.