A week after the earthquake in Haiti, the devastation continues. The event industry has a history of contributing time, resources, and money to worthy causes, in flush times and in times of desperate need. BizBash would like to encourage you to donate to help the people of Haiti, and to consider incorporating a fund-raising element for Haiti into your upcoming events.
Here’s a list of organizations working on relief efforts there, and links to their sites accepting donations.
In the U.S.
American Red Cross
Text “Haiti” to 90999 to donate $10
Text “Haiti” to 20222 to donate $10
Doctors Without Borders
International Medical Corp
Text “Haiti” to 85944 to donate $10
International Rescue Committee
Text “Haiti” to 25383 to donate $5
Partners in Health
Text “oxfam” to 25383 to donate $10
Save the Children Federation
Text “Save” or “Safe” to 20222 to donate $10
Text “Haiti” to 52000 to donate $10
Text “Hope10” or “UNICEF” to 20222 to donate $10
United Nations World Food Programme
Yéle Haiti Foundation
Text “Yele” to 501501 to donate $5
The Canadian government is matching all donations made to registered Canadian charities.
Canadian Red Cross
Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative
Text “Haiti” to 20222 to donate $5
Text “Haiti” to 30333 to donate $5
Salvation Army Canada
Text “Haiti” to 45678 to donate $5
Save the Children Canada