April 13, 2024

L’Union Fait La Force

The Street Pressure network sends out condolences to those who have lost friends and family in the Haitian disaster. To the survivors “Stay Strong and keep ya heads up”. Help is on the way. We all can help the cause. Here are a few numbers and links to get information and make donations.

via huffingtonpost.com
The U.S. State Department Operations Center has set up the following number for Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747

To help in the humanitarian aid effort through Wyclef’s organization, you can use your cell phone to text “Yele” to 501501, which will automatically donate $5 to the Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund (it will be charged to your cell phone bill), or you can visit Yele.org and click on DONATE.

The American Red Cross is pledging an initial $200,000 to assist communities impacted by this earthquake. They expect to provide immediate needs for food, water, temporary shelter, medical services and emotional support. They are accepting donations through their International Response Fund.

UNICEF has issued a statement that “Children are always the most vulnerable population in any natural disaster, and UNICEF is there for them.” UNICEF requests donations for relief for children in Haiti via their Haiti Earthquake Fund. You can also call 1-800-4UNICEF.

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