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How to Help Haiti

How To Volunteer Effectively After A Disaster

Elevate Destinations | Posted 06.06.2012 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

After a devastating earthquake shook Haiti, most efforts to help were certainly well intentioned. But it quickly became evident that some of these volunteer initiatives were actually causing more harm than good. Here's how to do it right.

Michelle Obama In Haiti: What Will She Promote To Aid The Struggling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to Haiti Tuesday on the way to Mexico, where she met with children and teachers to discuss education priorities. ...

Letter to a Young Haitian-American

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

The young generation living in Haiti will view the country through an earthquake-tinted lens. Put aside all politics and get at the truth that underlies the oppression and depression in this nation.

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.

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.

Notre Dame Offers Free Online Course in Haitian Language and Culture

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Notre Dame is offering Professor Karen Richman's "Creole Language and Culture" class as a free online course, recommended for anyone planning to participating in the Haitian relief effort.

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.

Yoga Mats For Haiti?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Most of us haven't thought about our leisure/exercise equipment being needed in Haiti, but according to one sharp photographer in San Francisco, you c...

Join in Global Prayer for Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dilenschneider

People all over the world are praying for the people of Haiti, for those involved in relief efforts, and for the leaders of all the governments who ar...

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.

New Volunteers Needed In Haiti: Teach, Heal, Rebuild

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Haiti relief organizations are seeking volunteers with a range of professional backgrounds to contribute to the continued healing and rebuilding of th...

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Charlotte Tigers Update

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

This week they are gathering the supplies they will need to put together 442 health kits that will be sent to Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of these kits will be needed over the coming months.

Uninvited Do-Gooders Impede Disaster Relief Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Does following the news coverage of the Haiti quake make you want to jump on the next plane there or empty your closet to help victims? Please don't...

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

The 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at this Dickson County school are gathering supplies to make 442 "health kits" for people displaced by last week's earthquake in Haiti.

Haiti Donations Targeted By Scammers

foxnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Charitable Americans eager to help the nation of Haiti recover from Tuesday's devastating earthquake are being warned to be on the lookout for online ...

American Red Cross Haiti Relief: How To Help Haiti Victims, Where To Submit Donations

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

American Red Cross Haiti outreach has begun and the organization is posting updates on how you can help on its Twitter account, Facebook page, and Dis...

Haiti Text: $8 Million Is New Mark For American Relief Donations

myfoxdc.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Americans donated more than $8 million by 8:25 a.m. EST Friday in a Haiti earthquake relief text message appeal, according to Fox News. The donations ...