Archive for January, 2010

Haiti, UNICEF and The American Red Cross

January 13, 2010

This is MeddlingMom…
Terrible news about the earthquake and devastation in Haiti. I have heard some  numbers today for those who can help, even with the smallest donation.

If you text 90999 and enter Haiti, you can automatically donate $10 on your cell phone…

For UNICEF you can go to, or call (800) 4UNICEF

The American Red Cross  1-800-redcross or go to

  • Text “Yele” to 501501 to donate $5 to Wyclef Jean’s earthquake relief fund.
  • Send checks, made out to “Save the Children,” to Save the Children Income Processing Department, 54 Wilton Road, Westport, Conn. 06880, or visit
  • Go to to donate to Direct Relief International.
  • Donate to Mercy Corp. at, or mail a check made out to Haiti Earthquake Fund, Dept. NR, PO Box 2669, Portland, Ore. 97208.

For information about friends or family in Haiti, call the State Department’s toll-free line at 1-888-407-4747.


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