How Can You Help?March 14, 2011
We are saddened by the recent events in Japan, and we are praying for the safety of the employees and family members within our industry.
For those of you who would like to help, our editors have compiled a list of reputable organizations contributing to the relief efforts.
Please consider what you can do to help the unfortunate victims of this terrible tragedy.
1. The humanitarian group World Vision is rushing personnel into the affected areas and providing food, water, medical supplies and shelter for victims. To send a donation to help them, visit:
Follow World Vision’s blog for updates, and visit its website or text “4japan”to 20222 to send a $10 donation to the group. It will show up on your next mobile phone bill. http://blog.worldvision.org/ or http://donate.worldvision.org/OA_HTML/xxwv2ibeCCtpItmDspRte.jsp?funnel=&item=2200736&go=item§ion=10324&
2. The American Red Cross: The American Red Cross sent a disaster expert from Washington to Japan on Monday and the Japanese Red Cross has dispatched dozens of response teams. If you’d like to donate to the Red Cross efforts, text “redcross” to 90999, and you can make a $10 donation to the organization.