Many of you have heard about the earthquake and tsunami crisis in Japan. On March 11, 2011, an 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan, causing devastating structural damage, tsunami waves up to 33 feet high, widespread injury and loss of life, aftershocks, and concerns about possible nuclear fallout. Naoto Kan, the Japanese Prime Minister, described the earthquake and its effects as “the toughest and the most difficult crisis for Japan” since the end of World War II.
Thankfully, the world is reaching out to help in the earthquake and tsunami relief efforts. By request, we’ve provided a few methods below that you can use to provide help to Japan in their time of need. And here are some quick tips for navigating the best ways to ensure your donation reaches those who need it.
- American Red Cross
- Doctors Without Borders
- Save The Children
- The Salvation Army
- World Relief
- Donate through Paypal to Save The Children, GlobalGiving, HandsOn Network, or American Red Cross
- Donate money by cell phone to American Red Cross, Convoy Of Hope, GlobalGiving, Save The Children, The Salvation Army, or World Relief Corp
Please consider making a donation through one of these reputable charities. Thanks!