The Cayman Islands Red Cross will be doing an island wide collection of funds Saturday from 8.30am until 4pm. Red Cross volunteers will be stationed at Foster’s Food Fair’s Airport, Strand, Republix and Countryside locations, as well as Kirk’s Supermarket and Hurley’s Supermarket at Grand Harbour.
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) and Scotia Bank Trust – (CI$ # 10015473 and US$ # 10015474).
Accepting donations. All monies collected will be forwarded directly to the Cayman Islands Red Cross. Monetary donations can be made at all five Foster’s Food Fair IGA stores and Priced Right at every cash register via PLU 650.
Money transfers to Haiti will be sent free of charge until the 30 January. Government fees are still payable.
Donations can be made via bank deposit directly into the Rotary District Disaster Fund at FirstCaribbean International Bank. The account name is Rotary International District 7020 and the account number is 3481106.
National Building Society of Cayman
Staff members have set up donation boxes at teller counters for customers to make contributions. The funds collected will be deposited to the Cayman Red Cross account at Butterfield Bank.
NBSC, 71 Eastern Avenue
Taking monetary donations.
Arranging a container to be located in the parking lot of Cayman Shoe Shop on Eastern Avenue. Seeking building materials, clothes, shoes, tinned food, dry food, medicine; no garbage. Donation times 8.30am until 5.30pm Monday through Saturday.
Arranging a container to locate on lot next to Buttonwood Club on Shedden Road.
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
Wesleyan Holiness Church, West Bay
All Digicel mobile customers can text the letters ‘HELP’ to 5151 to donate a dollar to the telecom company’s earthquake relief effort. Digicel has already donated some $5 million to the relief project in Haiti.
All LIME mobile customers can text the word ‘Haiti’ to 4357 (HELP) to donate $2 to the telecom company’s earthquake relief effort. LIME employees have launched an employee donation initiative across the 13 islands in which the company operates to collect cash, clothing, canned, non-perishable food and personal hygiene items to send to Haiti. LIME will match the donations dollar for dollar.
InterAction, a coalition of U.S.-based international non-governmental organisations, has a list of agencies responding and how to donate to them. Find it here: http://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 organisation 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