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Haiti ways to help

January 19, 2010

A Few Simple Ways to Help:
Give (and Learn) –
Numerous relief organizations are on the ground providing assistance, including those listed below. We encourage members of the TCU campus community to give generously to relief organizations – now and down the road as long-term restructuring and aid efforts will continue long after the cameras are gone. Each of the organizations below also provides helpful information about the situation on the ground.

Mobile Donations
– Donors can text “Haiti” to 90999 on their cell phone to send a $10 donation to support Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti. The mobile giving effort raised more than $3 million by Thursday morning.

Make a CWS Kit – For those seeking additional ways beyond donations, Church World Service, a key relief partner of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is providing hygiene, infant and medical kits. These kits are assembled by volunteers and shipped to people in need. For individuals or groups wanting to assemble kits, visit the link listed. Kits can be dropped off at the Religious & Spiritual Life Office in the first floor of Jarvis Hall.

Stay Aware and Involved – Various departments and student groups will be coordinating their own efforts in the months ahead. Post what you’re doing at the Facebook group “Horned Frogs Reaching Out to Haiti” or to receive occasional updates and let us know what you’re doing.

Volunteer Locally – by getting involved with our local Chisholm Trail American Red Cross chapter, you join others who provide assistance during various disasters and relief efforts. This can include providing safety and health services, transportation, education, disaster services and much more. Click here to volunteer or email if you’re interested in Red Cross volunteering and training with others at TCU.

A List of Selected Agencies Providing Assistance:
Visit the sites of the organizations below to give online:

* The American Red Cross International Response Fund

* Partners In Health Haiti Earthquake Fund

* Disciples of Christ Week of Compassion Fund

* UNICEF Haiti Earthquake Fund

* International Medical Corps, Earthquake in Haiti Fund

* Mercy Corps Haiti Earthquake Fund

* Doctors Without Borders

* Oxfam Haiti Earthquake Response Fund

* Catholic Relief Services

* American Jewish World Service Earthquake Relief Fund


* International Rescue Committee IRC Haiti Crisis Fund

Please contact with any questions regarding this email.

Rev. Angela Kaufman
Minister to the University
Texas Christian University


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