The utter devastation in Japan is like nothing I’ve ever seen before – it’s almost beyond belief. If you’re inclined to help, here’s some ways to do it:
The American Red Cross is collecting donations for its disaster relief efforts to help people in Japan and throughout the Pacific.
Save the Children is collecting donations and has dispatched an international emergency team to assist staff in Japan.
International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Fund is collecting donations and is preparing to send relief teams and supplies to the country.
The Salvation Army is collecting donations while its counterpart in Japan responds to victims’ needs.
Donations to GlobalGiving’s Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund will be distributed to a variety of relief and emergency services agencies.
From Your Phone
The American Red Cross is also collecting donations via text message. Donors can text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to give $10 for relief efforts.
The Salvation Army is collecting $10 donations for each text with the words “Quake” or “Japan” sent to 80888. Donations can also be made by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY.