Thursday, April 08, 2010


The "When two fifth-graders heard about the devastating earthquake in Haiti, they knew they wanted to help out.

Cassie Wangler and Jordan Underwood, students at Our Lady of Grace School in Scott Township, came up with an unusual way to contribute to the Haitians. They decided to make homemade soap of various shapes and scents to sell at Our Lady of Grace Church. The money collected was sent to Haiti, along with revenue collected at other school fundraisers."

Princeton University - Ambassador stresses need to build 'new Haiti'

Princeton University - Ambassador stresses need to build 'new Haiti': "Haiti's ambassador to the United States, Raymond Joseph, stressed to a group gathered at Princeton University the need to construct a 'new Haiti' following January's devastating earthquake -- with a focus on decentralization and foreign investment."

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 News News: "Rotarians in Haiti are laying the groundwork for the next phase of the recovery process: sustainable restoration projects that will enable long-term rehabilitation to begin."

Monday, April 05, 2010

Maximizing disaster-response giving | Philanthropy Journal

Maximizing disaster-response giving | Philanthropy Journal: "he recent earthquake in Haiti has once again brought to the forefront the role that new giving channels play in helping those most affected by disasters.

The combination of online giving and mobile giving were the first response channels of choice by donors. Other giving channels like direct mail simply take too long to help with short-term needs."