Watching the images and hearing about the loss of life, destruction and aftermath of the chaos in Haiti, one can only agree with President Obama who said it is an "especially cruel and incomprehensible tragedy."
The moments of panic are not yet over. I find my own heart aching at the thought of the loss of family, friends, and community that so many face in the days ahead. The final numbers will take a while to come in, but as a country and a society, Haiti -- already the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere -- is burdened with insurmountable challenges.
Two days ago, almost 100 Intent friends committed to making a daily intent with me over the next 30 days. I feel both humbled and thrilled to see how our voices for positive impact is spreading. Tonight, I ask that you join me in taking the intent to help others and putting it into action for our fellow human beings who are suffering.
There are many incredible organizations helping with relief efforts, supplies, and much needed medical attention in Haiti.
Choose one organization -- there is a great list at www.cnn.com/impact -- and make a donation, whether it is $10 or several thousand. I just made a donation to Doctors Without Borders -- but there are many who are doing great work.
Spread the word to friends, coworkers, your online communities about how you are helping and ask them to join.
As a human race there are times when we are called to reach out and help. Now is one of those times.
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