Posted: March 13, 2011 in Uncategorized

californiagrown:

a ton of organizations and funds have rallied to provide relief to those affected by this disaster.  here are some options if you’re looking to provide some relief to the effort:

  • the red cross has launched efforts in japan.  visit redcross.org or text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone.
  • save the children is currently organizing efforts and donations to its children’s emergency fund.
  • international medical corps is responding to the health needs of the disaster’s victims.  to donate or learn about other ways you can contribute to its medical response, visit internationalmedicalcorps.org.  also, text MED to 80888 from any mobile phone to give $10.
  • the japan earthquake and tsunami relief fund was launched at globalgiving.org to garner funds that will be given to a variety of relief organizations helping victims of the earthquake.  it has already raised over $100,000, particularly from concerned twitter users around the world.
  • salvation army personnel are organizing efforts in tokyo and will soon send a team to help the severely damaged city of sendai, japan.  to contribute to earthquake relief, text JAPAN or QUAKE to 80888 to make a $10 donation or visit salvationarmyusa.org.
  • doctors without borders is sending two three-person teams to the iwate and miyagi prefectures in japan.  to learn more about their efforts or to make a donation, visit doctorswithoutborders.org.

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