Haiti has suffered significant loss of lives and devastating destruction as a result of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck on January 12, 2010. Over one million people have already been affected by the disaster. Those who survived remain in desperate need of water, food, housing and medical attention.
Please join Active.com in recovery efforts to assist earthquake victims. While a tremendous amount of money has been donated, much more is needed for Haiti to respond, persevere and recover from this crisis.
If you would like to assist in the global humanitarian effort underway, the following sites are accepting cash and in-kind donations:
- The American Red Cross
- UNICEF (1-800-4UNICEF)
- Direct Relief
- Yele Haiti
- Partners in Health
- World Food Program
- Mercy Corps (1-888-256-1900)
- Save the Children
- Lambi Fund
- Doctors Without Borders
- The International Rescue Committee
- William J. Clinton Foundation
- Meds & Food For Kids
- Feed the Children
- Habitat for Humanity
- International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
80 for Haiti Benefit Ride to Raise Money for Earthquake Relief
A cycling event called 80 For Haiti is being organized by AdventureCORPS to raise money for earthquake aid in Haiti. Mercy Corps, one of the most respected relief organizations worldwide, will benefit from 100 percent of the entry fees for this February 13 ride in San Diego County.
Hyatt Walk for Haiti
On Saturday, February 20 in Sarasota, FL, you can walk the John Ringling Bridge to raise money to support the relief efforts in Haiti.