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Haiti Donations

Red Cross May Not Even Know Where Nearly $500 Million In Haiti Donations Went

ProPublica and NPR | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.22.2015 | Impact

 This story originally appeared on ProPublica. The American Red Cross is under pressure this week to answer detailed questions from Congress abou...

Text Donations Facilitate Impulse Giving But Not Long-Term Donations, Study Says

Posted 01.27.2012 | Impact

The best way to reach busy, distracted donors? Make it easy. The ability to send small donations using mobile phones facilitates “impulse giving...

Laura Bassett

Red Cross Responds To Documentary's Charges Of Haiti Aid Failure | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2012 | Impact

As filmmaker Michele Mitchell prepares to screen her new documentary film, "Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?," on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon, the Am...

INFOGRAPHIC: 2 Years Later, Where Did All The Aid Money For Haiti Go?

Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact

Thursday marks the second anniversary of the Haiti earthquake that killed 316,000 people, but experts say it could be at least another 10 years before...

Notes on Haiti

Kieran Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kieran Fitzgerald

When you dash in and out of people's lives, whatever assistance you offer is always limited, and sometimes entirely hamstrung, by the complexity of a new and separate reality. If I am grasping nothing else, it's that Haiti's reality is very complex.

7 Teachable Moments For Students On The Haiti Earthquake Anniversary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

As the world focuses its attention on the devastation that Haiti faces one year after a 7.0 quake, it can be hard for anyone to comprehend what a disa...

'All For Angels' Benefit Concert For Haiti

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Angelcare presents "All For Angels," a benefit for Haiti Relief, this Wednesday at Central in Santa Monica. Proceeds from the benefit--which takes pla...

New UN Site To Ensure Efficiency Of Haiti Donations

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations has launched a new website to ensure the efficient use of the more than $9 billion in aid pledged to Haiti a...

Gitmo Detainees Collecting Food Donations For Haiti, Says Lawyer

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gitmo detainees have been collecting unopened containers of food and beverages to give to victims of Haiti's earthquake, according to a lawyer for one...

Haitian Lives Still to Save

George Rupp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
George Rupp

This week's International Donors' Conference could mean the difference between life and death for many in Haiti. It's our hope that governments agree upon long-term reconstruction commitments.

Haiti Asking For Billions At UN Donor Conference

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS — The Haitian government will be seeking about $3.8 billion at a donors conference this week to start rebuilding the country afte...

Before Rebuilding Haiti, Donors Should Do More Than Consult With Aid Organizations

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Critics of the NGO response in Haiti have begun to ask why the money raised has not been spent more quickly. But they misunderstand the fact that each phase of disaster response is exhaustive and expensive.

Haiti Aid Agencies Fighting For Money

McClatchy | Jacqueline Charles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- At an encampment on the outskirts of Haiti's capital, physicians from three international aid agencies provide identical serv...

Make A Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Student Update

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Middle school students across the country provide "hands-on" support for Haitian earthquake victims by assembling hundreds of health kits for an international aid organization.

Mobile Giving Is The Future, Study Suggests

Austin Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The $50 million raised through a Haiti relief text-to-donate campaign represents a "tipping point" in future fundraising, according to a collaborative...

Help Send 120,000 Solar Lights to Health Teams in Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Two of the most highly regarded health care nonprofits in Haiti are making an urgent plea for 120,000 lights to assist them in giving medical attention to those dispersed in the rural areas.

Aid Groups Worry As Haiti Donations Slow

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Despite record donations in January, aid groups involved in the Haiti reconstruction effort are concerned that they will not meet the minimum financia...

Send a Valentine to Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

For over 20 years, CCH members have supported community development in Haiti. One of the ways they do this is by teaching organic gardening, reforestation, and animal husbandry.

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Pa Za Pa

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Elementary school children across the country are making health kits for Haiti with the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Communities everywhere are encouraged to join the effort.

Garcon And Vilma: Opponents On The Field, United For Haiti When The Game Ends

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Pierre Garcon and New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma are both of Haitians, and despite facing off against e...

Proctor & Gamble Claims $2 Million In Haiti Aid

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CINCINNATI — Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble Co. says its donations to Haitian earthquake relief have topped $2 million total in cash, ...

Dear People of Haiti...

Scott Fifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Scott Fifer

After giving to Haiti in record amounts, it's feared that much of the U.S. population will soon face donor fatigue. One sector of the population, however, is still eager to help -- children.

Baltimore Homeless Donate $14.64 To Haiti Relief

Baltimore Sun | Scott Calvert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Donations for Haiti have poured in to the American Red Cross of Central Maryland from a range of sources. Nothing, though, has stood out like the coin...

Help Light Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Even before the earthquake, 85% of Haitians did not have electricity. Now the situation is even worse. For $10, you can empower a group of 10 people in Haiti for 10 years by providing a solar-powered light.

Haitian Amputees In Need Of Walking Devices, Prosthetics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The unusually high number of amputations following the earthquake in Haiti means that Haitian amputees will need long-term aid in order to walk and fu...