In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, there has been an out pouring of support and love that has gone through the world. The pictures and videos of the damage and aftermath of what happened in this third world country can only be seen as catastrophic. That is why it so important to find ways to help the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti. It is not enough to just feel bad about what has happened to these poor people. Now is a time when everyone should look at the blessings that you have and to show the gratitude for these towards those whose lives have been devastated. There are many ways that you can choose to help.
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Number One
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One of the most important things that is need for the people of the earthquake in Haiti is money. The reason that this is so important is that the money can be used to buy things in bulk that people will have need of in this country. Your $20 may only buy a little bit of supplies here at home. When it is put together with $20 from lets say 100 people from across the globe, it can buy the much needed clean water and clothes that people who have lost everything will depend on as they rebuild.
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There are a few ways that you can donate money to the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti. One of the most popular and secure ways to donate money is through the Red Cross. The Red Cross is a great organization that is now collecting money and giving information about the area that this act of nature has affected. The Red Cross is posting information on their website and taking donations, as well as on their facebook page.
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Another way that you can give to the funds to help those in need is to go through your local television station. Many news programs have started collections on their websites for survivors of the earthquake in Haiti. This is one of the ways that you can make sure that your money goes to good use. There will be plenty of scams trying to prey on the good intentions of those that want to help. Do not let this happen to you.
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Number Two
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If you do not feel that you have the money to spare to help the survivors, there is another way. You can raise money to put towards your efforts for those that were in the earthquake in Haiti. You can easily bring together family, friends, and even coworkers to make a difference. A bake sale or rummage sale is a great way to raise money. You will be amazed at how many people will want to rush to your aid in your plans. There is power in numbers and you can use this to your advantage.