Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Mobile Giving Foundation Enables SMS Donations to Haiti

The Mobile Giving Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Washington state, set-up an SMS-based micro-donation system in the U.S. and Canada. Donations of $5 or $10 can be made to various charities providing relief to victims of the earthquake in Haiti. 100% of your donation goes to the recipient charity, and the donation appears as a charge on your carrier bill, standard texting rates may apply.

There are several organizations that are responding to this urgent need with mobile‑giving efforts, including the following:

Text the word "Yele" to 501501 to donate $5

On behalf of the YĆ©le Foundation, the leading contributor to rebuilding Haiti founded by Wyclef Jean

Text the word "Haiti" to 85944 to donate $5

On behalf of the Rescue Union Mission and MedCorp International

Text the word "Haiti" to 25383 to donate $5

On behalf of the Internal Rescue Committee

Text the word "Haiti" to 90999 to donate $10

On behalf of the Red Cross in the U.S.

Text the word "Haiti" to 45678 (In Canada Only)

On behalf of the Salvation Army in Canadahttp://www.mobilegiving.org/http://

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