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Local Collection for Supplies
C3 Church in Clayton has partnered with other local churches to collect supplies and money for Haiti. As little as a box of band aids or bottle of aspirin will make a difference. Supplies may be dropped off at the church until January 25th.
8246 Cleveland Road
Clayton, NC 27520
Collections will be accepted from 6am to 9pm daily until Monday, Jan 25th at 9pm.
Call 919. 934-3551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Where Your Cash Donation Will Help Most
A complete list of quick links to Haiti relief organizations is here:
To find out if a charity is a trusted nonprofit, visit http://greatnonprofits.org
Text Message Donations:
Texting “Haiti” to 90999 will provide a $10 donation to the American Red Cross (www.redcross.org).
Be aware that it could take up to three months for your $10 to get to the organization — but that may not be a bad thing. While donations are pouring in now, the country will need aid for months to come and your text donation will be badly needed then. Any time lapse will in no way delay the aid being provided to Haiti by the disaster relief organization.
How Much Will Help?
Here is an idea of what your donation amount will provide:
$ 25 – provides food for a day
$ 45 – provides a survival kit for a family
$100 – provides temporary shelter
Discover is matching cardholder donations, up to $1 million. They have announced an immediate commitment of $100,000 to the American Red Cross for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, and are pledging up to $1 million more through the cardmember matching program.
Many American corporations have also set up employee matching funds — check with your employer to see if your donation can be matched.
Do You Know About More?
Add your comment on additional relief efforts that are being organized around the Triangle here.
Strategic Guru is not affiliated in any way with the organizations in this blog post.