From The Pastor At St. Paul's UCC, Freeburg, IL

More On How To Help In Haiti

ConsumerResearch has a good article about how to help – including two ways to donate funds via a text message on your cell phone! There are also couple of important tips on avoiding scammers – yep they’ll be coming, especially by email. Click here to read the article.

If you have questions about any charitable organization in terms of how much of what they receive actually goes to the intended beneficiary, you’ll want to check out Charity Navigator (click here) for some valuable information. The link will take you to a list of agencies that have a history of working with disaster relief and/or in Haiti, and what they’re doing right now to be of help. They also provide an excellent list of cautions and other resources. If you don’t want to just “throw money” at Haiti, these links are good ways to start.

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