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.
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
949-6785 ext. 22.
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
St. Ignatius Church and School
Collecting funds. All parishioners, parents, students and staff are being asked to contribute between 14-24 January.
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
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: www.interaction.org/crisis-list/earthquake-haiti
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, www.redcross.org
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 www.theIRC.org or call toll free, 1-877-REFUGEE.
To donate through Oxfam’s emergency appeal, visit www.oxfam.org.uk