16 Jan Texting to Save Lives in Haiti
Here are the five charities getting donations through text message for :
- Text “Yele” to 501501 to donate $5 on behalf of the Yéle Foundation, the leading contributor to rebuilding Haiti founded by Wyclef Jean.
- Text “Haiti” to 90999 to donate $10 on behalf of the Red Cross in the U.S.
- Text “Haiti” to 20222 to donate $10 on behalf of the Clinton Foundation (former President Clinton is Special Envoy to Haiti.
- Text “Haiti” to 85944 to donate $5 on behalf of the Rescue Union Mission and MedCorp International.
- Text “Haiti” to 25383 to donate $5 on behalf of the International Rescue Committee.
Other news on giving to Haiti Right now American Express and Visa are waving fees for to the charity if you use their cards to give money. And Capital One Bank pledges that 100 percent of your donation will go to the charity. They do this for 1.2 million charities as long as you use the Capital One web site. The rest of the U.S. credit card industry should follow suit.