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Helping in Haiti

Post by Hilary the Touched » Sat Jan 16, 2010 1:45 am

We've all been horrified by the news coming out of Haiti, and I'm sure all of us wish we had the power to make things all right again. I don't know if that's ever going to be possible, but the most useful thing we can provide right now is straight-up cash.
Even if you've only got a little to spare, there are ways to donate:
Using your cell phone, you can
• Text the word "Haiti" to 85944 to donate $5 on behalf of the Rescue Union Mission and MedCorp International.
• Text the word "Yele" to 501501 to donate $5 to Yéle Haiti, a grassroots organization started by singer and Haiti native Wyclef Jean.
• Text the word "Haiti" to 25383 to donate $5 on behalf of the Internal Rescue Committee.
• Text the word "Haiti" to 864833 to donate $5 to United Way Worldwide's disaster fund.
• Text the word "Haiti" to 90999 to donate $10 on behalf of the American Red Cross.
• Text the word "HAITI" to 20222 to donate $10 on behalf of the Clinton Foundation.
• Text the word "Haiti" to 45678 (in Canada only) on behalf of the Salvation Army in Canada.
(Donations will appear on your cell phone bill at the end of the month.)

All contributions that accompany calendar payments will be pooled and, as Marie reported, sent to Doctors Without Borders.
And if you aren't able to donate, send them up a prayer.

But for Heaven's sake, don't send anything to Pat Robertson.

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Post by kjshd05 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:55 am

thanx Marie...that is a wonderful suggestion :hug

LOL, Hilary...I thought Pat R died...LOL

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Post by catloveyes » Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:19 am

Wonderful idea Hil...thank you for the texting info....this is so important right now.

Perfect thought Marie....a great way to contribute.

I thought he had passed away too.

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Post by Helen8 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:58 am

But for Heaven's sake, don't send anything to Pat Robertson.

As Jon Stewart said, "Shut your pie hole, old man!"

American Red Cross is a good source for donations.

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Post by Angel Tavington » Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:34 pm

Fabulous idea, ladies :hug



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Post by wolfsaver » Sat Jan 16, 2010 1:32 pm

kjshd05 wrote:thanx Marie...that is a wonderful suggestion :hug

LOL , Hilary...I thought Pat R died...LOL
You may be thinking of Jerry Falwell?

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Sat Jan 16, 2010 1:43 pm

Possibly, though I try not to.

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Re: Helping in Haiti

Post by mrsmcclnt » Sun Jan 17, 2010 1:28 am

Hilary the Touched wrote:
But for Heaven's sake, don't send anything to Pat Robertson.
I'll send that man my shoe so he can
stick it straight up his A :evil: :twisted:

:bat

Lord, all I can do is pray for them. It's getting too hard to watch the news about.

Mass Graves... mercy. Those who people are trying to find may never see them again if they ended up in those pits.

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Post by Chari910 » Sun Jan 17, 2010 10:35 am

Just want to let everyone know that we got payments from maybe half of the orders. With your generous donation I have made the first donation to Doctors without Borders for $350. Due to the dire situation I wanted to do it right away so the money can be there when it is most needed.

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Thanks for all your generosity. Jason will be pleased.
Now if we can get the rest of the payment in we can PRINT the calendar. :D

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Post by Gillian » Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:42 am

Cracking stuff, Char!! Thanks for being pro-active!

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Post by Angel Tavington » Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:17 pm

Thanks Char!
a nice way to contribute and donate for people in Haiti...



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Post by Hilary the Touched » Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:33 pm

Wow!! That's terrific, Char--and what a nice way for people to be able to contribute. Truly a win-win situation--Doctors Without Borders gets critical assistance, and donors get delicious eye candy for twelve salivating months!!

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Post by grannybear » Sun Jan 17, 2010 7:00 pm

When the earthquake first happened I sent a donation to Doctors Without Borders so I was very pleased to see that our donations with the calendar also go to this excellent organization. Keep up the good work Ladies.

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Post by Helen8 » Sun Jan 17, 2010 7:19 pm

Good job, Char! Thanks for this.

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