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Haitian Earthquake Relief

The following is a list of organizations compiled by WAVE 3 that are accepting donations to aid earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. To find out more about the organization, just click on the title of the organization.

Southeast Christian Church
Accepting donations of relief supplies to be sent to Haiti. The collection  begins this Sunday at main Louisville campus and Indiana campus.

  • Casting supplies
  • Peroxide
  • Ace bandages
  • Bandages
  • Gauze
  • Gloves
  • Masks
  • Scalpels
  • Adhesive tape
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Glucometers
  • Medicine*
  • Anti-diarrheals
  • Tylenol/acetaminophen
  • Ibuprofen
  • * We can only accept unexpired medications in bulk containers.
  • Food
  • Bottled water
  • Baby formula
  • Pedialyte or other pediatric electrolyte supplement
  • Canned meats and sardines
  • Canned pasta, already prepared
  • Protein bars
  • Peanut butter
  • Ensure bottled drinks
  • Other
  • Tents (small and large)
  • Tarps
  • Blankets
  • Sheets
  • Rope
  • Candles
  • Flashlights/headlamps/batteries

Food for the Poor
A Christian-based organization that raises money and provides relief assistance to the poor throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mail Checks to:
Food for the Poor
9960 Corporate Campus Drive, Ste. 3600
Louisville, KY 40223

Salvation Army
1-800-SAL-ARMY

Mail Donations to:
The Salvation Army World Service Office
International Disaster Relief Fund
PO Box 630728
Baltimore, MD 21263-0728

American Red Cross
1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767)

You can also text "haiti" to 90999 to send a $10 donation to the Red Cross, through an effort backed by the U.S. State Department.

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
P.O. Box 643700
Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700 

**Include the special designated giving account DR000064 - Haiti.

United Methodist Committee on Relief
Mail Donations to:
Kentucky Conference Treasurer
7400 Floydsburg Road
Crestwood, KY 40014

**include Advance #418325 on the check. 

Catholic Relief Services
Mail Donations to:
Catholic Charities of Louisville
Haitian Earthquake
2911 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40208

Yele Haiti
Established by hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean to assist his native Haiti. By texting the word "Yele" to 501501, a $5 donation to earthquake relief efforts will be deducted by your cell phone carrier. 

G.O. Ministries 
A non-profit Christian organization that serves the Dominican Republic and Haiti. They send teams that support the work of nationals in the area. Online donations can be made by clicking the organization name above.

Checks can be sent to the following address:
11501 Plantside Drive, Suite 14
Louisville, KY  40299
502-493-9846
Put "Help Haiti" on the memo line of the check

The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund 
In the aftermath of the disaster, President Barack Obama asked President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush to raise funds for immediate relief and long-term recovery efforts to help those who are most in need of food, water, shelter, medical care, and support. In response, the two Presidents established the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund (CBHF) to identify and fulfill unmet needs in the region, foster economic opportunity, improve the quality of life of those affected over the long term, and assist the people of Haiti as they rebuild their lives and country.

Supplies Over Seas
Needs volunteers to help with the collection, sorting, documentation and packaging of medical supplies for shipment to Haiti. Call 502-736-6360 or 502-939-6641 to schedule your volunteer time. To make a financial donation, click on the highlighted name and click the "donate" button. Type "SOS/Haiti Relief" in the special instructions.

 

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