How to help Haiti

How to help Haiti

Thursday 14th January, 2010 Posted: 08:45 CIT (13:45 GMT)

Here’s a list of organisations that are pitching in.

Cayman Outreach


Container located in the parking lot of Cayman Shoe Shop on Eastern Avenue. Seeking building material, clothes, shoes, tinned food, dry food, medicine; no garbage. Donation times 8.30am until 5.30pm Monday through Saturday

Cayman Red Cross


[email protected]


949-6785 ext. 22.

[email protected]

Accepting monetary donations for the relief efforts. Persons wishing to donate funds can go directly to the Red Cross or make a deposit at Butterfield Bank under the Cayman Islands Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Appeal (02-201-035054-04).

Yves and Carmen Fontaine


Arranging a container to locate on lot next to Buttonwood Club on Shedden Road.

The Cayman Council of the United Church of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands


[email protected]

St. Ignatius Church and School

Collecting funds. All parishioners, parents, students and staff are being asked to contribute between 14-24 January.

Jeremy Rice


[email protected]

Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort


Collecting can goods, clothes and anything that can be of help to the Haiti people.

389 Seven Mile Beach

Fernando Soler or Stephanie Amante

[email protected]

InterAction, a coalition of U.S.-based international non-governmental organizations, has a list of agencies responding and how to donate to them. Find it here:

To donate $10 to the American Red Cross, text Haiti to 90999. The amount will be added to your next phone bill. The organization is also accepting donations through its International Response Fund,

To donate $5 to Wyclef Jean’s Haitian Yele charity, text 501501. The money will be added to your next phone bill.

To find out how to help the International Rescue Committee, visit or call toll free, 1-877-REFUGEE.

To donate through Oxfam’s emergency appeal, visit