The following correspondence originally took place upon the Facebook wall of my friend, Damion S., after he tagged me in a photo he shared…
Emily C.: What can I do to help Damion?
Damion S.: I would pray first. But look for an American Red cross. Or maybe Samaritan’s purse. I’m going to donate blood this week. Maybe tomorrow.
Charlie C.: No red cross.
Rayn: Red Cross Built Exactly 6 Homes For Haiti With Nearly Half A Billion Dollars In Donations:
Damion S.: No Red Cross. Thanks, Guys.
Emily C.: This might help…Lists via French François, via a group of elders who put it together….Haitian-led orgs you can contribute to directly for relief efforts:
Konbit Mizik, Haiti Communitere, ACFFC, Sakala Haiti, SOIL, Fondation Aquin Solidarité , Volontariat pour le Développement d’Haïti, Lambi Fund, MADRE, Sowaseed, Konbit Solèy Leve, Sakala
Non-Haitian Orgs with proven track records in Haiti:
Doctors without Borders, Roots of Development, Partners in Health, Border of Lights, Nova Hope for Haiti