On March 11, 2011, a huge 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, causing widespread destruction.
Here are a few ways you can help the people in Japan:
- Red Cross – is accepting donations toward it’s relief operations in Japan on it’s website and through texting REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone.
- Save the Children – is currently organizing efforts and donations to its Children’s Emergency Fund will support outreach.
- International Medical Corps – is responding to the health needs of the disaster’s victims with relief teams and medical supplies to help the injured. Donations can be made through Internationalmedicalcorps.org or by texting MED to 80888 from any mobile phone to give $10.
- Salvation Army – is organizing efforts in Tokyo and and the hardest hit region of Sendai. Donations can be made through SalvationArmyUSA.org or texting ‘JAPAN’ or ‘QUAKE’ to 80888 to make a $10 donation.
Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by this disaster.